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City councillors have this week voted to include national guidelines on new apartment developments in the draft Galway City Development Plan 2017 - 2023, despite concerns that the rules will see a reduction in the size and quality of new apartments built in the city.
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has indicated the Government is reviewing the name of Denis Naughten’s new Department in response to campaigners opposing the proposed abolition of the Department of Environment.
Deputy Robert Troy has branded “pathetic” a directive from the Department of the Environment which proposes to overturn Westmeath County Council’s windfarm planning guidelines.
The Galway City Council has approved loans of just under €400,000 for the provision of three sheltered housing units on the east side of the city.
A variation to the County Development Plan which would place certain limits on windfarm development in Westmeath has been unanimously approved by councillors.
Sharon Eastwood, Tidy Towns adjudicator, will be the speaker at the Tidy Towns workshop taking place on Saturday, April 16, in the executive lounge, Áras an Chontae, Mullingar.
It was announced this week that by the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey, that an expert panel is being established to investigate the presence of mica and defective blocks in homes and buildings in Mayo.
The 2016 SuperValu Tidy Towns competition was officially launched on Tuesday, April 5, by Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly, and Des O’Mahony, SuperValu marketing manager.
The total cost of the recent flooding crisis in Athlone reached €4.22m, director of services Barry Kehoe told councillors at Monday’s Municipal District Meeting.
The chief executive of Mayo County Council this week reiterated that the council do not have the finances to buy Westport House and the portion of lands that was put up for sale last week by the owners of the house the Browne family. The shock announcement last week that the family had put the house on the market for a guide price of €10 million has led to increased fears for the future of the house as a tourist attraction going into the future.