New Psychiatric Unit: Galway University Hospital

Deputy Connolly says she has tabled a number of questions to the Mister for Health in relation to the delayed opening of the new psychiatric unit at Galway University Hospital. Dep Connolly said she was previously informed that the new 50-bed unit would be open by December 2017, which was itself following a previous delay.Continue Reading

Closure of Time4Us

Further to the announcement by the Board of Directors of Time4Us that the service is to close at the end of March, 2018 Deputy Connolly said she immediately contacted the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to see if she was aware of the proposed closure and to see what steps, if any,Continue Reading

Imminent closure of Time 4 Us service in Galway

Deputy Connolly said that it has come to her attention that the Board of Directors for Time4Us has written to all parents informing them that the service will be closing on March 31st, 2018. This is a service that has been in existence for over 10 years having been established in 2007. During that periodContinue Reading

Petition for light rail in Galway

This Saturday will see the next step in the campaign for the roll-out of light rail in Galway. Deputy Connolly said she is now following up on the commitment given by her at a packed public meeting on Thursday 30th November, 2017, to initiate a petition campaign which will show the demand for light railContinue Reading

Urgent action needed to resolve the difficulties with ambulance service accommodation at Merlin Park

Deputy Connolly has said she fully understands the frustration felt by the ambulance team with the unsuitability of their accommodation at Merlin Park. She said that despite repeated promises that this accommodation would be temporary, it is now over three years since the ambulance service was asked to move. In this regard Deputy Connolly saidContinue Reading

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