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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the loss of its creative director this week, the company behind Galway 2020 remain unfazed by the departure and fresh claims that the project is in crisis.
The Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway, Cllr Eileen Mannion this week officially opened the Connemara Greenway following significant development work over the past two years — and in her speech made special mention of the 19 landowners who facilitated the creation of the route.
Get your bikes out because the Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 17. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in City Hall this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery, and Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway Cllr Eileen Mannion.
The cost of building one-off council houses on family owned land is "significantly less" than the cost of purchasing land on the open market and building scheme houses, and is something the Galway County Council needs to start considering.
Galway’s two local authorities are ranked at the very top and bottom of the country’s first integrity list for local authorities.