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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the Gaeltacht, is meeting with stiff opposition from some Gaeltacht community groups, who have asked that it be withdrawn.
After a night of distributing and stacking donated sandbags to Galway residents and businesses, Social Democrats candidate Niall Ó Tuathail, says Galway Councils were “simply not good enough” and “need to learn from this for future floods”.
Twenty-two estates have been taken in charge by the Galway County Council throughout 2016 and 2017, with discussions taking place to bring more estates under the council’s remit.
News that an application for planning permission for Clarin College, Athenry has been lodged with Galway County Council was welcomed this week by Galway East TD Seán Canney.