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Cllr James Charity has said that while RTE’s broadcast on Ireland’s property crisis predominantly focused on difficulties in the Dublin market, repossession cases also continue to be a significant feature of court lists throughout the west.
Cllr James Charity has received confirmation that 1,654 houses in Annaghdown/Corrandulla which are serviced on the Corrandulla exchange will benefit from the fibre optic deployment programme underway and all are included in the first 100,000 premises to be completed by Eir in provision of its Fibre to the Home technology (300,000 are earmarked nationally).
The amalgamation of Galway's two local authorities is a "fait accompli", and despite overwhelming opposition, a small body of prominent county councillors are urging support - or at least openness - for the proposals, arguing it could result in a better run city and stronger, more dominant, county.
From 2017 County Galway homeowners will pay more property tax than people living in more expensive houses in Dublin following the Galway City Council's recent, controversial, decision to hike property tax rates for the county by 10 per cent.
More than 101 repossession cases are listed before the Galway Circuit Court for this week alone, revealing Galway to have one of the highest levels of house repossessions in the State.
Cllr James Charity welcomed the unanimous support of councillors at Tuesday’s Athenry-Oranmore municipal district meeting for the proposal to develop a safety strategy for local and minor roads experiencing heavy traffic volumes.
Despite a steadying economy and unemployment dropping to nine percent, the number of unemployed in Galway city and county rose again last month by 346, with a total of 16,000 people now out of work.
By the beginning of February, the 2016 General Election will have more then likely been declared, and by the end of that month it will more than likely have been held and, 'bar the shouting', be completed across the State, except in Galway West, which will, as usual, drag on much longer than anywhere else.
More than 1,300 outpatients were waiting for more than 18 months for an appointment in UHG, the longest waiting times in the State, according to figures released by the Department of Health.
A war of words has broken out between supporters and opponents of a light rail system for Galway, since Cllr Noel Larkin branded any such proposals an “utterly stupid conception”. In turn he has been accused on “dwelling on the negative”.