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Property tax could be set to rise in Galway after 2019

Giving local authorities sole discretion to set the property tax after 2019 will result in a hike in the tax, but conversely, will also "result in less funding" being provided from central coffers to fund local services.

Government should implement Free Travel Scheme for students

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has renewed his call for the Government to introduce free travel for third level students ahead of the new college year in September, as costs for students continue to rise.

From Pierce to Pearce

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The world has changed a bit since the first time that Galway had a mayor named Pierce.

Public’s views sought on new speed limits for county roads

Proposals for new speed limits on national primary and secondary roads, and regional and local roads, in County Galway, are available for public consultation. Cllr Jim Cuddy is calling on people to make their views known.

Ten nurses recruited to UHG since the beginning of April, health forum told

A total of five staff nurses and five staff midwives have commenced work at University Hospital Galway (UHG) to fill existing vacancies since April 1 2017, it was revealed at Tuesday’s regional health forum at Merlin Park University Hospital.

Swimming ban at Ballyloughane branded ‘a disgrace’

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Bathing water at Ballyloughane Beach remains unfit for use because long standing commitments for remedial and repair works on two storm outflow drains - which pump water into the area - have not been carried out.

Keena calls for surfacing of lane between Clonbrock and Greenway


Bertie Ahern to address Athlone Fianna Fáil on Brexit

Athlone Fianna Fáil will play host to former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, next week when he speaks to the group about the impact of Brexit on Ireland.

McDonnell calls on private operators to run bus service in east side of city

As the bus strike drags into its second week, a Galway city councillor is calling on private bus operators to look into providing transport services for the east side of the city.

Bohernasup water outages concerns councillors

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Householders in the Bohernasup area of Ballina have been battling with regular water outages over the past year that needs to be fixed now, Fine Gael councillor John O'Hara told the March meeting of the Ballina Municipal District this week. Before the start of the district's monthly meeting, Cllr O'Hara asked for a suspension of standing orders to discuss the topic.


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