Greens welcome €500,000 for Galway Gaeltacht projects

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD announced today that €660,000 has been approved for over 20 capital projects in the Gaeltacht areas throughout the counties of Galway, Kerry, Donegal and Mayo.  €496,684 has been allocated to support projects within the Galway Gaeltacht for…

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Senator Pauline O’Reilly appointed to the Joint Oireachtas Climate Action Committee

The Green Party has today welcomed the publication of the Government's Climate Action (Amendment) Bill 2020. The bill is one of the core commitments in the programme for government. Senator Pauline O’Reilly speaking about the publication of the Bill said she “is honoured to be nominated to the Joint Committee…

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Additional accommodation has been announced for asylum seekers in Galway, Dublin, and Cork.

Additional accommodation has been announced for asylum seekers in Galway, Dublin, and Cork. This will be used to assist with social distancing in direct provision centres. Cllr. Pauline O'Reilly, Seanad candidate and spokesperson for Foreign Affairs for the Green Party, has been looking for this accommodation for Galway, following representations…

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The Galway Arts Festival

Minister Eamon Ryan will be in Galway on Sunday 6th September to take part in the Galway Arts Festival.  He will follow up with a series of meetings on Monday 7th with cycling and public transport campaign groups, Galway Chamber, Councillors from the strategic policy committees as well as Green…

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Galway Senator calls for full Galway 2020 accounts to be made available

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway Senator has called for the full accounts of Galway 2020 to be made available. Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly has argued that if the cultural programme is to go ahead, the financial accounts must be published. It comes as Fianna Fail City Councillor…

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Greens select O’Reilly replacement for City Council

Niall Murphy will be the new Green Party councillor for the Galway City West Ward on Galway City Council. Pauline O’Reilly was elected to the Seanad in April, leaving her seat on the Galway City Council vacant. As per Green Party tradition, the party members in Galway City West selected…

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City Hall glad to see the back of Pauline and Ollie!

The big winner in the Seanad election was the non-elected executive at Galway City Council. That may sound odd, but Councillors Pauline O’Reilly (Greens) and Ollie Crowe (FF) were two of the most vociferous in demanding accountability from management at City Hall. The duo didn’t always agree with each other,…

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Additional accommodation announced for asylum seekers in Galway

Additional accommodation has been announced for asylum seekers in Galway, Dublin, and Cork, to assist with social distancing in direct provision centres. The news has been welcomed by Green Party Galway City West councillor, Pauline O'Reilly, who is also the party spokesperson on Foreign Affairs. However she said the delay…

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Domestic violence incidents must not ‘go under radar’ during Covid-19, says O’Reilly

Despite the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus crisis, incidents of domestic violence will continue, but because of the lockdown many such incidents will continue to go under the radar, and unreported. This is the warning from Green Party Galway City West councillor, and Seanad Candidate, Pauline O'Reilly, who said that…

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Party unstuck by a green wave of a different hue

Pauline O’Reilly’s biggest supporter, her daughter Caragh, cuddled into the Green Party councillor’s side as she gave an interview to the Galway City Tribune at the count centre on Sunday, after being eliminated on the sixth count in Galway West. The nine-year-old was by her mother’s side last May as…

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