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Statement on Rosalie Unit, Castlerea- 5th June 2019

A meeting took place yesterday (5th June) in Merlin Park between Minister Jim Daly, HSE Management, Dept of Health Official and myself in relation to the Rosalie Unit and future…

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€260,000 in funding for apprenticeships at Athlone I.T.- HOPKINS

€260,000 is to be provided in 2019 for investment in apprenticeship programmes at Athlone Institute of Technology, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague Minister for Education…

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Hopkins raises need for better pay and conditions for the defence forces

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has raised the need for better pay and conditions for members of the defence forces with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar T.D. and Minister with responsibility…

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Future is secure for St. Teresa’s Special School

A resolution has been found to deal with issues in relation to insurance at St. Teresa’s Special School in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Senator Maura Hopkins said. “The Minister for Education…

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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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VAT hike on supplements deferred pending review – HOPKINS

The proposed hike VAT hike on food supplements is to be deferred, pending a public consultation on the issue, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “Previously, Revenue had…

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Over €1.2 Million in funding for Local Improvement Schemes across Roscommon Galway – HOPKINS

€1,212,063 in funding has been secured for Local Improvement Schemes across Roscommon and Galway in 2019, Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said. The funding will allow for the repair and improvement of small roads and laneways…

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Works for Cloonfour National School, Rooskey- HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that it is very positive that that an application from Cloonfour National School in Rooskey has been approved for  works by the Department of Education…

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St. Teresa’s Special School Update 21st May 2019

Senator Maura Hopkins stated, “I worked closely with Minister Joe McHugh to set up a meeting involving the School Principal and Chair of the Board of Management with Dept of…

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Equipment allocations for Co. Roscommon under Sports Capital Programme announced – HOPKINS

Senator Maura Hopkins stated she was “delighted to receive confirmation from Minister Brendan Griffin today 19th May 2019 that the following Roscommon groups have been successful in their applications for…

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