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Turning the former Galway Airport into a film and TV production site will be “hugely positive for” and “help create a cluster” the creative sector in the West of Ireland.
Shops and businesses in Galway city risk a major loss in trade, following the opening of the M18 Tuam to Gort motorway, which could see "thousands of shoppers going to Ennis and Limerick instead".
This week, NUI Galway found itself the recipient of a brand new theatrical space — one that arrives in a timely fashion and adds considerably to the city’s cultural capital. So what’s the story about the O’Donoghue Centre and how did it come about?
Plans to resolve Galway city’s mounting traffic problems will be presented to city councillors and Galway West TDs and Senators next week, with one TD saying funding for any of the forthcoming solutions will “not be a problem”.
“Long term damage” could be inflicted on the air service to the Aran Islands as the current contract for the service could force passengers needing flights for funerals or other ‘unprecedented situations’ facing to pay up to €35 extra per seat.
"Long term damage" could be inflicted on the air service to the Aran Islands as the current contract for the service could force passengers needing flights for funerals or other 'unprecedented situations' to pay up to €35 extra per seat.
Residents on Inis Mór are calling on the Government and county council to intervene in an impasse over landing levies which will see the passenger ferry service from Ros a Mhíl to the island suspended for several months this winter.
About a quarter of a century ago, I remember talking to a doctor in north Galway whose dream it was to make his native Glenamaddy the live music centre of the country. At the time, the only suitable large concert venue capable of handling the mega acts was the then Point in Dublin (now the 3 Arena). This was also a time when the country had effectively staged Europe’s biggest live music concert in a converted stables in rural Co Cork. Dr Paddy Geraghty owned a massive riding stables on the outskirts of the town and he often stood there and imagined it full to the brim, a sort of musical Newgrange attracting thousands of fans from far and wide.
Bruce Springsteen belting out ‘Born To Run’ on the site of the Galway Airport is not something Galwegians can look forward to this summer, as logistical, practical, and planning obstacles lie in the way of such a concert taking place.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív are visiting Inis Mór today (Thursday) to launch a comprehensive 12 Point Plan to improve life on the Islands.