Closure of two theatres in Merlin Park hospital

Deputy Connolly said she has raised the closure of the theatres in Merlin Park in the Dáil on Thursday, 28th with the Minister for Health. It was confirmed to Deputy Connolly that a leak developed on 4th September in the roof of a building at Merlin Park hospital that houses the hospital’s two orthopaedic theatres.Continue Reading

The roll out of community mental health services in Galway city and county

Deputy Catherine Connolly has said that the delay in the roll out of community mental health services in Galway city, Conamara and the islands has been brought to her attention and the absence of such services is a cause of great concern to her. It is clear that the existing service is at crisis pointContinue Reading

Finally, and after a very long campaign, the former Industrial School in Taylor’s Hill, Galway and known as Lenaboy is to be handed over to the people of Galway.

Deputy Catherine Connolly welcomes confirmation that the former industrial school known as Lenaboy in Taylors Hill is to be handed over to the City Council in trust for the people of Galway. She said the most important first step in this process however must be the beginning of a meaningful consultation with the survivors ofContinue Reading

Deputy Catherine Connolly welcomes the announcement by An Post to advertise the vacant contract to provide Post Office Services in Carna, Conamara.

Deputy Connolly welcomes An Post’s announcement that it is to advertise for the vacant contract to provide Post Office Services in Carna, Conamara. She said that unfortunately Carna has been without this vital service for over 3 months now, causing great inconvenience to the local community and forcing residents to travel to Kilkiernan to conductContinue Reading

Essential Youth Counselling Service

Deputy Catherine Connolly very much welcomes confirmation from HSE management that funding will be made available to ensure that the Youth Counselling Service will not close its doors in September and will continue to operate in Galway City and County. Deputy Connolly said the Youth Counselling Service provides an essential service to young children andContinue Reading

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