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Galway TD says party discussion on abortion legislation will take place

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Galway West, Fine Gael T.D, Brian Walsh, says he is prepared to lose the party whip over his stance on the proposed abortion legislation.

He has already confirmed he will not vote for the bill saying he feels surgical intervention is an inappropriate response to suicidal ideation.

However, he says he has been assured that an ‘open and frank’ debate will take place within the Fine Gael Parliamentary party on the issue.

Former Taoiseach John Bruton has also intervened in the row over abortion legislation, arguing that suicide should not be a ground for abortion.

Last night the Taoiseach appealed for calm and asked people to wait until the legislation is published before making judgment.

Speaking to Galway Bay fm News, Deputy Brian Walsh says he hopes his concerns regarding the abortion legislation will be considered.

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Tourism Minister believes Roderic O’Gorman has correctly negotiated the Mother and Baby home redress scheme

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Tourism Minister believes Roderic O’Gorman has correctly negotiated the mother and baby home redress scheme.

Catherine Martin’s comments follow harsh criticism from the opposition on the scheme.

40 percent of survivors have been excluded from the scheme, as they spent less than six months in mother and baby homes.

Minister Martin says survivors not being interrogated when receiving redress is important:

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Leo Varadkar tells Dáil he “remains a supporter” of Galway City Ring Road

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil that he remains a supporter of the Galway City Ring Road.

It’s as An Bord Pleanala is to reconsider an application for the Galway Ring Road, after permission was quashed on environmental grounds.

The Taoiseach was asked by Deputy Ciaran Cannon about delays to double-tracking train services between Athenry and Oranmore.

Deputy Cannon said he understood a long-awaited feasibility study has somehow now been attached to an all-island rail review.

Leo Varadkar said that’s not something he agrees with.

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Councillor organises cross border information clinic in Castledaly for HSE waiting list patients

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Gort-Kinvara area councillor Geraldine Donohue has organised an information clinic for today for people who are on the HSE Waiting List and looking for faster treatment or surgery in Northern Ireland.

The Independent councillor is calling it a Cross Broder Clinic as it will be attended by representatives from Kingsbridge Hospital Belfast

The information clinic is being held at St Thomas GAA Club in Castledaly in Loughrea today from 9.30am to 4.30pm

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