Date Published: 21-Jul-2009
The Equality Tribunal has ordered the Department of Defence to pay €40,000 to one of its Galway-based employees for victimisation.
It found that when Tom Barrett, an Assistant Principal Officer, complained about being bullied by his supervisor, he was sent to Galway to work in an office by himself with no meaningful work since 2005.
Galway County VEC Chief takes High Court case
Date Published: 07-May-2013
Lawyers for the Department of Education deny the allowance is part of their pay.
The case is in the context of planned changes within the VEC system under the Croke Park agreement.
Planning go ahead for community facility in Doughiska
Date Published: 09-May-2013
A hotel in the city is to be changed into a community facility.
It’s planned to use the building for community, educational and pastoral use.
Galway call for Transport Minister to intervene in bus strike
Date Published: 13-May-2013
It’s understood up to 80 Galway workers took part in the picket on rotational rosters yesterday.