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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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Mercosur is a bad deal for Ireland

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that the Mercosur deal between the European Union and South American countries is a bad deal for Irish beef farmers. Senator Hopkins stated, “This deal,…

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Funding for Kilmurray Hall Refurbishment

Over €213,000 is to be provided under the LEADER Programme to support the redevelopment of Kilmurray Community Hall, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “This funding approval by…

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Regional Enterprise Fund open for applications- HOPKINS

The Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) has opened for a new round of funding, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. “My colleague, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys…

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IDA must do more for Co. Roscommon – HOPKINS

Senator Maura Hopkins has called on the IDA to do much more for Co. Roscommon, following a meeting she had this week with IDA officials. Raising the matter in the…

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Hopkins demands progress on Portiuncula 50 Bed Unit

Senator Maura Hopkins has demanded progress on the planned replacement 50 bed ward block unit at Portiuncula University Hospital. Senator Hopkins stated, “It is essential that we see works progressing…

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Larry Reynolds Festival, Ballinasloe to receive €3,000 in funding- Hopkins

Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, Maura Hopkins has confirmed that €3,000 in funding is to be provided for the Larry Reynolds festival which…

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Minister Griffin visits Galway Roscommon

Minister for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D. visited the Galway Roscommon constituency last week (Wednesday May 12th) at the invitation of local Senator Maura Hopkins. Following the visit, Senator…

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