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Electric vehicles set to become the new normal for motorists

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Research conducted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) reveals that two in five adults living in Connacht would consider buying an electric vehicle (EV). The research, which surveyed 1,000 people, found that the lower running costs of driving an EV was the primary reason for considering to purchase (41%), second only to helping the environment (51%).

Council allocates funds for housing loans to first time buyers

The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan of €1.5 million for the purpose of granting house purchase and improvement loans in Galway city.

Late night buses for festival fans

Bus Éireann is accommodating festival fans with night weekend services on two key city routes for the upcoming Galway International Arts Festival,

Councillors slam student housing development report for Westwood Hotel

Galway city councillors have slammed the application for the proposed student housing development at the Westwood Hotel site in Dangan.

Retailers call for tax fairness measures in Budget 2019

Retail Excellence, the largest retail organisation in Ireland, is today calling for targeted solutions for retailers in Budget 2019. In an increasingly boundary-less retail environment the representative body are seeking additional online supports and tax fairness measures to protect retailers from the onslaught of cheap, non-European imports.

Festival season set to generate more than €90 million for local economy

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Galway's three major festivals - the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway International Arts Festival, and the Galway Races - are set to attract a combined total of 375,000 people to the city, and collectively generate more than €90 million for the local economy.

Increase in demand for palliative care services drives need for new hospice

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A planning application for a new €20 million Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, in response to increased demand for palliative care services across a range of conditions.

Galway Hospice unveils plans for Merlin Park site

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A planning application for a new €20 million 36-bed Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, setting in train a planning debate that will put the hospice on a collision course with local environmentalists.

Heated meeting hears 2020 chief ask stakeholders to focus on delivering one of world’s top cultural events

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The chief executive of Galway 2020 has this week called on all the stakeholders to focus on the bigger picture and help deliver what will be one of the world’s top cultural events.

Lohan disappointed with delay on social housing builds

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At Monday’s City Council meeting two social housing projects were on the agenda to be voted on their final stage by the council. Both projects, totaling 152 houses were amended regarding the linkage road in one and pedestrian and cycle way in another. The effect of the amendments, according to advice from the executive, is both projects are now delayed, much to the frustratiion of SF Cllr Mark Lohan.

 

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