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Hopkins encourages people to apply for Seniors Alert Scheme 

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has encouraged people over the age of 65 across Roscommon and Galway to apply for the Seniors Alert Scheme. Senator Hopkins stated, “The Seniors Alert Scheme…

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€40 million in Sports Capital Programme – HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that it is extremely positive that €40 million has been approved by Government for a new round of the Sports Capital Programme. This was…

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€133,000 for Co. Roscommon under Community Enhancement Programme – HOPKINS

Co. Roscommon is to receive €133,301 under the new Community Enhancement Programme, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring…

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Rosalie Unit, Castlerea – Statement from Senator Maura Hopkins in relation to Correspondence received this morning 31st May

I received correspondence from Minister Jim Daly this morning, see content below. In my discussions over the past number of months with Minister Daly, Minister Harris, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar…

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Flanagan visits Castlerea Garda Station to get an update on policing in the District

Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D. visited Castlerea Garda Station yesterday (Monday 14th) to receive an update on policing in the district at the invitation of Senator Maura…

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Minister for Justice & Equality Charlie Flanagan visits Ballinasloe Garda Station to view €1.6 Million Works – HOPKINS 

Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D. visited Ballinasloe Garda Station on Monday May 14th to see at first hand the €1.6 million refurbishment and extension works which are…

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HOPKINS meets with Minister Daly regarding Rosalie Unit again today (Wednesday 16th May)

Senator Maura Hopkins has again today (Wednesday 16th May) met with Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly TD in relation to the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea. Senator…

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HOPKINS attends event marking 20 years of Good Friday Agreement

Senator Maura Hopkins as part of her role on the Council of Europe attended an event in Strasbourg last week to mark 20 years of the Good Friday Agreement.   This…

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Statement on External Independent Clinical Review of the Maternity Services at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe and of 18 perinatal events which occurred between March 2008 and November 2014.

Senator Hopkins attended the briefing yesterday evening (Thursday 3rd May) by HSE officials and members of the External Independent Clinical Review Team.    Following the briefing, Senator Maura Hopkins stated “this must…

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Minister Breen visits Ballinasloe to support Job Creation – HOPKINS

Minister of State for Trade, Employment and Business, Pat Breen T.D. visited Ballinasloe on Friday last (April 20th) at the invitation of Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins. Minister Breen first…

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