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Irish Water Works in progress in Ballaghaderreen – HOPKINS

  Senator Maura Hopkins recently met with Irish Water Officials and the contractors in Ballaghaderreen who are completing work to the water mains on the Sligo Road and Dalton Terrace.…

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€53,952 for communities across Roscommon Galway under the Peatlands Community Initiative.

€53,952 is to be provided to community groups across Roscommon and Galway under the Peatlands Community Initiative, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister for Culture,…

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Women in Politics and Public Life 1918-2018 Exhibition launches in Roscommon

The Women in Politics and Public Life 1918 – 2018 was launched yesterday evening (17th July) in Aras an Chontae in Roscommon. Senator Maura Hopkins stated, “This exhibition shines a spotlight…

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€46,213.50 in LEADER Funding for Ballinasloe Town Hall Theatre

€46,213.50 in funding under the LEADER Programme, has been approved by the Department of Rural and Community Development, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister Michael…

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New report on Rural Transport Policy launched in Carrick on Shannon

  A new Report on Regional and Rural Transport was launched yesterday afternoon in the Hive, Carrick on Shannon as part of our work on the Joint Oireachtas Committee on…

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Over €50,000 in First Response Funding for Co. Roscommon

€57,727.77 is to be provided in first response funding under the CLÁR Programme, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael…

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New Grant Scheme to support older people

A new great scheme for community and voluntary groups who support older people in our communities has opened for applications, Senator Maura Hopkins has said.  Senator Hopkins stated, “This scheme…

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Back to school clothing and footwear allowance to be paid this week

The Back to School clothing and footwear allowance will be paid this week (week ending 12th July), Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “It is important that this…

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Defence Forces Report is a step in the right direction

The Public Service Pay Commission report on recruitment and retention in the defence forces, which has been accepted by Government, is a step in the right direction, Senator Maura Hopkins…

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Ambulance service needs improvement

Ambulance response times across Co. Roscommon are getting worse, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “I have obtained data from the HSE which shows that in the period…

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Ratification of Istanbul Convention requires real financial support

Increased resources and better awareness are needed for the implementation of the Istanbul Convention to be effective, Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Yesterday (Monday July 1st) the Convention…

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