Local Issues

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Local Issues, Protests

The decision taken by management at Fingal Count Council to cut local library hours has caused justifiable outrage from community groups and residents in Rush and Balbriggan. The libraries which these communities fought so hard for will now be forced to close at 5 pm four days a week!  This is a cut of 33% in opening hours is an absolute disgrace and must not be allowed to happen.
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Local Issues

The decision taken by management at Fingal County Council to cut local library hours has caused justifiable outrage from community groups and residents in Rush and Balbriggan.  The libraries which these communities fought so hard for will now be forced to close at 5 pm four days a week! This is an absolute disgrace and must not be allowed to happen.
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Health, Local Issues


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Health, Local Issues, Meetings, Worker's Rights

A very lively discussion took place at a public meeting held in the Carnegie Court in Swords last night. It was clear from the input from those in attendance that the government agenda of privatisation is what lies behind the current round of cut backs to the Home Help services.

The government are planning a cut of another 600,000 hours to the service before the end on 2012. This is on top of a cut of over 500,000 hours already made this year.
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