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Galway County Council will officially launch the Healthy County Galway Programme at Claregalway Castle on Thursday next March 15. The aim of Healthy County Galway is to drive local action and promote local leadership for health and ensure that County Galway is a healthy, equitable, resilient and vibrant place for all who live, work and visit. This is part of a series of projects currently being undertaken countywide which are being funded by the Healthy Ireland Initiative.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has called for playwright and Oscar-winner Martin McDonagh to be made a Freeman of County Galway.
The Inis Meain water supply has been removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Remedial Action List (RAL) following a programme of works by Irish Water. The supply, which serves a population of 161 people was added to the RAL for elevated levels of trihalomethanes in the water. A programme of works has been completed on the island to bring the supply back into compliance.
Road realignment at Bawnmore Crossroads will go ahead following funding to the Galway County Council under the 2018 Regional and Local Road Grant Allocations.
Galway East TD Seán Canney has this week received confirmation from Minister of State for OPW and Flood Relief Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran that OPW will consider favourably any application from Galway County Council for funding to provide flood gates for properties in Kinvara village under the minor works scheme.
Fianna Fáil deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says he is standing behind the people of Ballinasloe in their objection to the proposal for a waste transfer station at Poolboy, warning that the proposal could lead to the installation of an incinerator in the future.
Gourmets of Galway have an exciting year in store as the city and county have been chosen as the 2018 European Region of Gastronomy - the first time the award has gone to Ireland.
According to the most recent preliminary Local Property Tax Exchequer Receipts for 2017 the vast majority of houses in Mayo are valued at less than €150,000 by home owners in the county. The data showed that there were 59,400 properties returned for the tax and there was a compliance rate of 96.9 per cent by Mayo property owners in the county.
A proposed alteration to the County Galway Development Plan, concerning the Gaeltacht, is meeting with stiff opposition from some Gaeltacht community groups, who have asked that it be withdrawn.