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Chain gang — City mayors declare support for Galway 2020

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The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success.

More than thirty stray horses rounded up in city in 2018

A total of 35 wandering horses have been lifted by joint Garda and local authority swoops on city housing estates in the past 12 months.

Criticism after objections to houses being allocated to Travellers in Castle Park

A public meeting in Castle Park has heard objections from local residents to new houses planned for the area being allocated to members of the Traveller community.

'Lack of consultation' lies behind objections to Castle Park houses says McDonnell

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Mounting objections to 17 planned houses for ‘infill’ sites in Castle Park, Ballinfoile, and Corrib Park are the result of "growing resentment" among local communities at what they believe "is years of their local areas being neglected and forgotten".

Former mayor calls for ‘full inspection’ of mature trees in city ahead of the storm season

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A former Mayor of Galway city has called for a “full inspection of all mature trees located in public areas” to ensure they pose “no threat to people’s safety”, following the recent Storm Ali, which resulted in several trees around the city being uprooted or damaged.

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.

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.

Rents will ‘continue to spiral’ without new affordable housing scheme, warns McDonnell

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Commitments by the Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy to bring forward an affordable housing scheme are welcome, but to have any real effect, the scheme must come into operation “as soon as possible”.

Light rail a waste of time for Galway, says Larkin

A city councillor says debating about whether Galway would benefit from the installation of a light rail system is a “waste of time”.

Galway house prices rise by almost three per cent as demand increases

The price of the average three-bed semi in Galway city rose by 2.9 per cent in the first three months of 2018, according to the latest national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.

 

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