Galway Bay fm newsroom – A review of the handling of allegations made against Domhnall Ó’Lubhlaí has been delayed as Gardaí have been given further information on the case.
Ó’Lubhlaí, who died in 2013, set up Colaiste na bhFiann- an Irish language school in Rosmuc.
The Garda Commissioner previously directed that the procedures surrounding the handling of the complaints against the former teacher should be examined.
Speaking in the Seanad this afternoon, Galway senator Trevor O’Clochartaigh said a full and thorough investigation is needed into how the case was dealt with.
Speaking on behalf of Minister Fitzgerald, Minister Sean Sherlock said the Gardaí are examining the case – and says the Justice Minister is committed to learn from past mistakes:
Senator O’Clochartaigh says those involved in the case deserve closure.
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Water Treatment Plants Across Galway To Be Audited As Part of Nationwide Inspection
From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: Every water treatment plant in Galway and across the country is to be audited after unsafe drinking water entered the supply in the South East last month.
52 people became ill after drinking contaminated water that came from a plant in Gorey, Co Wexford, while a plant in Ballymore Eustace, which services part of Dublin, produced unsafe water for 10 hours one day last month.
An Forum Uisce says Irish Water’s delays in informing the EPA and HSE are unacceptable and clearly put the public at risk.
The Minister with responsibility for Irish Water Daragh O’Brien says the audits will start today.
More Community Care Leads to Decrease In Waiting Times For Galway Heart Patients
From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: Increased community-based care has led to shorter waiting times for cardiac appointments in Galway.
The Saolta Hospital Group says waiting lists for appointments have reduced from 6 months to 6 weeks.
In the past 7 months, more than 1-thousand people have undergone diagnostic tests through community-based services Galway University Hospitals are running with Primary Care Centres in Tuam, Gort, Claremorris and Galway City.
The new care model is also reported to be reducing pressure on hospital services such as in Outpatient and Emergency Departments.