Local Media Reports for the week ending 5 December by Tim Ryan

 

Carlow / Kilkenny

McGuinness seeks increased funding for L’Arche Kilkenny

Aylward highlights plight of farmer with dyslexia

 

Cork

Defence Forces on standby for terrorist threat

No housing available for subsidised tenants

Call for increase in kidney donors

Ireland still one of the safest places to live - Stanton

Universal health care does not add up – Bradford

Moynihan introduces legislation to maintain post office network

 

Donegal

Coveney asked to investigate action of supertrawlers

 

Dublin Mid-West

Dowds urges higher excise on diesel

 

Galway

Galway Credit Union blazing a trail in promoting small business

 

Kerry

Kerry an industrial wasteland - Fleming

Daly seeks action on drug smuggling

O’Sullivan calls for investigation into telephone directory inquiries

 

Kildare North / South

Lawlor calls for a second bridge for Celbridge

 

Laois / Offaly

Attempt to “strong-arm” landlords will not work - Stanley

Flanagan outlines new Stormont House Agreement

Offaly credit unions at risk from Government plans

Cowen welcomes reduction in commercial road tax but criticises new tyre disposal levy

 

Limerick

New deal for hen harrier land outlined

Noonan introduces extra tax relief for certain landlords

 

Mayo

Mayo putting insufficient money into house maintenance

Taoiseach disappointed at threatened nurses’ strike

Calleary outlines potential for credit unions

 

Tipperary

Lowry raises lack of resources at Scoil Aonghusa and Scoil Chormaic

Concern over students with special needs forced to travel to Waterford

Assurances sought from Hayes on vegetable prices

 

Waterford

New Bill will strengthen rental sector - Coffey

Cummins outlines new legislation on decision-making capacity

History has shown that democracy always triumphs - Halligan

 

Westmeath

Columb Barracks being considered as possible refugee centre

New Bill to tighten bail laws - Penrose