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2906, 2022

Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board to appoint a Design Team for the new National School for Tuam

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that GRETB have now signed a service level agreement with the Department of Education to deliver the new amalgamated Primary School for Tuam The Department have [...]

2206, 2022

Retrofit of Local Authority houses before any ban on the sale of turf

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Local Government that his Department do not collate any information on the type of heating source in the Local Authority housing stock across the country. “It is [...]

2106, 2022

Critical of the HSE for not decentralising their contract tracing system to the West

The HSE are following the pattern of other state agencies by not maintaining any contact tracing centre in the West of Ireland. “The HSE have decided to retain a centre in Dublin and Cork but [...]

2106, 2022

Cost of building houses is out of control

The cost of building a home is out of control. “The biggest cost in the building of a house is tax, legal costs, development levies, waste, sewerage connection costs and ESB connection charges. If Government [...]

1506, 2022

Welcomes completion of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme

I was delighted to attend the handover of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme to Galway County Council on Tuesday morning. “This project was debated in the Dáil in the 1940’s and has been on a [...]

1006, 2022

Welcomes decision by St. Jarlath’s Credit Union to install ATMs in three rural towns in North Galway

I welcome the decision by St. Jarlath’s Credit Union to install ATM cash dispensing machines in Dunmore, Mountbellew and Glenamaddy. “The first step has been a positive planning decision by Galway County Council to allow [...]

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