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  • 21 May 2015

    Local veterinary services threatened by shared service proposals – IMPACT Conference

    Delegates at the local government conference in Galway have voted to oppose the proposed amalgamation of veterinary services. Rita Gately is County Veterinary officer for Galway, she said “The proposals would mean that the county veterinary posts would be regionalised and there would be a direct reporting structure to the lead authority, of which there […]

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  • 21 May 2015

    Proposals to amalgamate libraries will reduce service to the public – IMPACT

    The issue of library amalgamations was high on the agenda at IMPACT’s Local government conference today, Thursday 21st May, as branches from Dublin, Laois, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Cork, and Cavan brought motions about the proposal to bring the number of library services in the country from 32 to 23. The counties involved in these proposals […]

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  • 21 May 2015

    IMPACT calls upon transport minister to oppose Aer Lingus sale

      An emergency conference motion, calling upon the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe TD, to oppose the sale of the Government’s stake in Aer Lingus, has been passed by delegates at an IMPACT trade union conference today (Thursday 21st May). IMPACT national secretary Matt Staunton told delegates at the union’s Services and […]

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