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LARC pushing ahead with progressive plans for future of Town Hall

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The Loughrea Arts, Recreation, and Culture group (LARC) is pushing ahead with its mission of seeing the Town Hall reopened as a multifunctional space for the Loughrea Community.

County Council deny staff were unfriendly to landowners in greenway discussions

Galway county council staff were this week accused of being discourteous to farmers whose lands are along the proposed Greenway route between Galway and Ballinasloe. The route has proved controversial due to initial fears that land for the Greenway was to be acquired using compulsory purchase orders (CPOs). The IFA, farmers, and landowners previously voiced their anger about that proposal. Earlier this year councillors voted to remove the threat of CPOs and council staff have been liasing with farmers and landowners along the route to move the process forward.

Councillors insist people want sustainable transport solutions for Galway's traffic problems

Councillors at this week's City Council meeting agreed the people of Galway are in favour of sustainable transport solutions as opposed to the suggested inner city bypass, but could not agree on what form such solutions should take.

County council to hold special meeting to deal with backlog

Mayo County Council will host a special meeting on Thursday April 29 at 10am to clear the backlog of items on its agenda. Cathaoirleach of the council, Cllr Damien Ryan, proposed the holding of a special meeting after it was resolved to adjourn the April meeting of the local authority at 5pm last Monday, as a mark of respect to Cllr Frank Durcan after the recent death of his brother John, and to prepare for a civic reception that was being held by the council for the US Ambassador Mr Kevin O’Malley that evening in the council chamber.

Want to make a biodiversity plan for your area?

Westmeath County Council has issued an invitation to anyone who would like to prepare a biodiversity plan for their area. There is a two-day course commencing on Tuesday April 14 in the Greville Arms, Mullingar at 7pm. The second day will be run in May.

Nominations open for Cathaoirleach Awards and grants

 

Council to sponsor composer in residence for Moate choir

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Westmeath County Council is to sponsor a composer in residence programme for Moate Community School, to build on the achievements of the school’s choir in winning the recent All-Island School Choir competition.

Aer Lingus to operate first Transatlantic pilgrimage flights from NYC to Knock

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Knock Shrine and Ireland West Airport are delighted to announce the first Diocesan pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of New York to Ireland’s National Marian Shrine will take place in August 2015.

Council seeks submissions on Portlick

Westmeath County Council is seeking input from the public on how the lands in council ownership at Portlick, Glasson, Athlone should be managed, both in the short and the longer term. The council needs your help to get the best use out of this site for locals and visitors alike, developing it on a phased basis.

Sixty stalls confirmed for Moate Christmas Market

Sixty stalls have been confirmed for the inaugural Moate Christmas Market, which takes place on Main Street, Moate this Sunday December 14. Westmeath County Council confirmed this week that they have allocated €2,000 towards the cost of running the market.

 

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