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Court told Director of Galway arm of EA Games was reinstated and then fired

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The High Court has heard argument that a director of the Galway subsidiary of the video game giant Electronic Arts who was dismissed for allegedly making an inappropriate remark, was reinstated and then fired again.
56 year old Philippe Grenet has brought proceedings against the company over his dismissal as director of global delivery service for Electronic Arts Ireland in Galway.
As part of his action, he seeks to have a temporary injunction, which he was granted earlier this month, remain in place until the full hearing of his claim has been determined.
The company denies any wrongdoing and opposes the application to extend the injunction.
Mark Connaughton SC, for EA said that the company is entitled under the terms of Mr Grenets contract of employment to dismiss him from his post.
The application opened before Mr Justice Tony O’Connor and is expected to conclude today (Weds).
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Forum Connemara named as one of seven new applicants to the Community Services Programme

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Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Forum Connemara in Letterfrack has been named as one of seven new Applicants to the Community Services Programme by Joe O’Brien, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Seven organisations based in Monaghan, Dublin, Cavan, Galway, Tipperary, Donegal and Limerick are entering onto the programme and funding is being provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development towards the costs of six Managers and 15 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) positions across these organisations.

Forum Connemara supports the management and operation of Diamond Hill Community Sports Centre, a community sports and recreational facility in the disadvantaged area of Letterfrack.

The Centre comprises of a community and an astro-turf pitch, shower and changing facilities, a gym, a therapy and meeting room, an office and a kitchenette.

Speaking following the announcement, Minister O’Brien said he was delighted to be in a position to announce these new applicants to the Community Service Programme, and to extend the capacity of the CSP to deliver vital services to those most vulnerable in our communities.

He added that he wanted to commend all organisations funded under the CSP on their important work in serving our communities and he looked forward to seeing the impact of the positions funded by CSP in these seven organisations.

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LISTEN: Galway East TD calls for a “root and branch review” of the Rural Social Scheme

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Galway Bay FM Newsroom – A Galway East TD is calling for a “root and branch review” of the Rural Social Scheme.

The scheme provides supplemantary income for low-income farmers and fishermen or women.

Independent TD Sean Canney, says the eligibility criteria and the income threshold for participants needs to be updated, and the 6 year time limit of participation in the scheme needs to be abolished.

Deputy Canney explains the scheme needs to remain fit for purpose for the benefit of participants and the community:

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Plan lodged for telecommunications infrastructure in Corrandulla

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Galway Bay FM Newsroom – An application has been lodged to erect new telecommunications infrastructure in Corrandulla.

It’s led by On Tower Ireland Limited.

The plan would see the construction of a 30 metre multi-user lattice telecommunications structure with headframe.

This would carry antenna and dishes enclosed within a 2.4-metre palisade fence compound.

County planners are due to issue a decision in July

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