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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.

Carraroe residents revive their campaign against proposed sewage treatment plant

The local community living near Sruthán Pier in An Cheathrú Rua have revived their campaign to stop a sewage and wastewater treatment plant being located beside the scenic pier.

Upgraded Rinville walkway could become official part of Wild Atlantic Way

An application is to be lodged by Galway County Council to the Department of Rural and Community Development for funding which would allow the substantial upgrading of the Rinville Walkway in Oranmore, preparing the way for it to become part of the Wild Atlantic Way experience.

Councillor welcomes court's decision on waste facility challenge

A Ballinasloe area councillor has welcomed the High Court's decision to grant permission to a group of County Galway residents to challenge the Galway County Council’s decision to issue a waste facility permit at a facility close to their homes.

Proposed boundary changes will lead to ‘confusion’ says Canney

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Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries.The Local Electoral Boundary Committee is recommending a series of changes aimed at making municipal districts smaller to allow councillors to better represent them.

Why Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion still matter

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If you happen to cross Galway’s Wolfe Tone Bridge, spare a thought for the man whose name it carries, especially as this month - yesterday, June 20, to be precise - marks the 255th anniversary of Tone’s birth.

‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

Community spirit recognised at Cathaoirleach awards

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony recently. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Community groups and volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31 in the theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Ballinasloe residents and businesses asked to conserve water

Irish Water, working in partnership with Galway County Council, is appealing to households and businesses on the Ballinasloe Regional Water Supply Scheme to conserve water for the foreseeable future, as demand on the scheme has increased by more than 40 per cent in recent days.

 

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