HSE staff fall foul of recruitment ban

A total of 18 agency staff have been let go from University Hospital Galway following a diktat to implement a ‘recruitment pause’ for three months due to a budget overrun. But the national moratorium has...

2,500 euros worth of shopping vouchers to be won!

At the Connacht Tribune, we are seeking to better understand our readers with regard to their property plans and any home improvement projects over the next 12 months. This short survey will take no longer...

Parting shot fired at HSE boss

A former chairman of the HSE West Regional Health Forum has claimed the boss of the Saolta hospital group treated the body with contempt for the past five years. Fine Gael Councillor Padraig Conneely used...

Farmers demand development prices for cemetery lands

Galway farmers are demanding development prices for lands that the County Council require to carry out vital extensions to cemeteries. And it has been suggested that Galway County Council embark on the compulsory purchase of...
Minister Seán Canney... announcement.

State aid for safer homes

The Government has launched two new initiatives to make isolated, vulnerable and older people in Rural Ireland safer in their homes. Galway East TD and Minister of State for Rural Affairs, Natural Resources and Digital...
Rose Mary McDonagh, Galway IFA Farm Business Services and Inputs representative.

Broadband delivery is a task that must start now

THE Government has been urged this week by a Galway IFA representative to get their €3 billion rural broadband plan up-and-running over the coming weeks and months – with real delivery targets and budgets...


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