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Athenry meeting hears of 'overwhelming support' for greenway

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It is "delusional" to believe the rail line from Athenry to Sligo will ever return according to Tuam area councillor Peter Roche, who made the statement after a public meeting took place in Athenry on Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a greenway.

Council submits funding application for food hub

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The Galway County Council has submitted an application for funding to Enterprise Ireland for a BIA Innovator Campus to be constructed on a site provided by Teagasc at the Mellows Campus in Athenry.

New local area plan for Loughrea deferred

The Galway County Council has agreed to defer work on a new local plan for Loughrea for up to five years.

New Traveller accommodation goals set by county council

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The Galway County Council has set a target of providing accommodation for more than 130 Traveller families and individuals by the end of 2018. Discussed at County Hall on Monday, the amended Traveller Accommodation Programme reveals that original targets set back in 2014 to provide Traveller families and individuals have been increased in order to cope with demand.

Mixed reaction to Galway city ring road proposal

A lukewarm reaction greeted the Galway City ring road proposal from County Hall on Monday afternoon.

County council proposal that a road or bridge should be named after late Liam Gavin

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The Galway County Council stood for a minute’s applause for the late director of services transportation, marine, and general services, Liam Gavin at County Hall on Monday.

Councillors call special meeting to discuss Local Property Tax rate

A decision on the Local Property Tax rate for the county has been deferred until next Monday due to concerns about a shortfall in Galway County Council’s budget. At this week’s local authority meeting it was agreed that a special meeting will be held next week to discuss the matter.

Councillors praise Connacht's drive

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Galway County Council honoured Connacht Rugby as Pro12 champions with a civic reception at County Hall on Monday evening.

New library campus and remote borrowing facility in next five years?

A new library campus for the city, along with technological advances including access to ebooks and 3D printing, are among the plans set out in an ambitious five-year development plan for Galway’s library service.

Galway County Council announces comprehensive 1916 centenary programme

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Galway County Council has major plans to mark the anniversary of the Easter Rising next year. A large crowd gathered at County Hall earlier this week for the launch of the local authority’s 1916 centenary programme. The commemorations encompass a number of themes including remembering, reconciling, presenting, imagining, and celebrating.

 

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