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Galway county councillors have agreed to a material contravention of the Athenry Local Area Plan to make way for the development of a discount foodstore in the town.
The Galway County Council has agreed to meet with residents and stakeholders to alleviate concerns in relation to phase two of the realignment of the N67 Ballinderreen to Kinvara which is to cost in the region of €8 million.
Plans for a greenway between Ballinasloe and Galway has taken another step forward after Galway county councillors gave their approval to an agreement which will allow the National Roads Authority to begin the design process.
County councillors have called for repairs to the coastal areas, damaged in last winter’s storms, to be completed and in many cases started before severe weather returns. They have also requested a full explanation from relevant Government departments to explain the delays in funding.
County councillors have adopted a new speed limits, set down by the Road Traffic Special Speed Limit County Galway Bye-Laws 2014, to be introduced across the county from May 8 next.
The Galway City Council has received “100 per cent” of the storm repair funding for which it applied in its preliminary estimates sent to the Department of the Environment, Community, and Local Government, according to acting director of services for transport and infrastructure, recreation and amenity, Billy Dunne, who told this month’s meeting of Galway City Council “what we submitted, we got”.
Galway City Council will soon be applying to the Office of Public Works (OPW) for funding to provide a modern flood barrier system which will be put in place, when necessary, in attempt to prevent severe flooding in the Toft Park and Lower Salthill areas.
The allocation of roads funding for Oranmore has been slammed as “minuscule” and “totally unacceptable” by the electoral area’s county council representatives who insist the system of distribution is unfair and should be based on traffic levels instead of length of road.
With its pier virtually destroyed, roads left impassable, and the threat of even further flooding, the inhabitants of storm battered Inisbofin fearful of “being forgotten about” are pleading with the Galway County Council, local representatives, and Government to provide the funding and manpower to carry out urgent repair work.
Galway gardai attending scenes of accidents involving stray horses are currently being left to deal with the potentially dangerous animals without the services of specialised contractors, a meeting of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee was told this week.