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Completion of Picture palace in sight following Government grant

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The long, and often controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema has taken a step closer to completion with the announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.

Have your say on local property tax

The Finance Act 2012 permits a local authority to vary the basic rate of the local property tax for its administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor. The elected members of the Galway City Council will meet in September 2015 to consider the matter. 

€30 million a kilometre for N6 an 'obscenity' says Connolly

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Paying €500 million for the 16.5km N6 Galway outer bypass, which works out at €30 million a kilometre, is an "obscenity", particularly when the road will do little to solve traffic congestion in the city, and when there are "cheaper, cleaner, and more sustainable solutions".

Housing waiting list climbs to 15,000 people

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At least 15,000 people are now on the Galway City Council's housing waiting list, at a time when the council only has enough money to build 13/14 houses in Knocknacarra, but no permission from the Government to actually build them.

City and county councils launch Economic Baseline Study

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The new Economic Baseline Study, produced for Galway city and county, will be "invaluable over the coming months" to both the Galway city and county councils as they "set down the future direction for economic development" across Galway. 

Bike scheme proves a success, but TD demands city centre become more bike friendly

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More than 1,800 people have joined the Galway Bike Scheme, taking some 11,200 journeys by bike in first five months of 2015, but the success of the scheme is highlighting the need for more cycle lanes in the city.

Planning objections expected against proposed bar and restaurant for Clybaun

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There is significant opposition among a number of residents in Knocknacarra against a proposal to build a new pub and restaurant at a site off the busy Clybaun roundabout. A planning application was lodged regarding this development on May 29 and submissions will be accepted until July 2.

Macnas to headline Lithuanian capital’s culture night

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Macnas will take to the streets of the Lithuanian capital Vilnius tomorrow night where it will stage its street theatre show Whose Kingdom Is This Anyways?

'Important for the economy of the entire city' - call for one way traffic system to be retained

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Galway's traffic woes are to be compounded by a return to the two way system on Lough Atalia and College Road the chair of the Galway City Business Association has warned. The association is calling for the current one-way system to be retained - at the very least until the end of the summer.

Preparations underway for Culture Night 2015

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CULTURE NIGHT does not take place until Friday September 18 but preparations are already underway in the city and county to host street performances, music and dance events, exhibitions, film screenings, and cultural trails.

 

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