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No change to Local Property Tax rates in County Galway

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There will be no reduction to the Local Property Tax rate in Galway city or county next year. At the September monthly meeting of Galway County Council, local representatives voted to keep the property tax rate unchanged while city councillors passed a similar motion at their meeting a fortnight ago.

Free pay parking initiative in county towns from January

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Shoppers visiting Galway towns are to get a reprieve from pay parking from early next year. This follows a motion passed by Galway County Council at this week’s meeting to allow two hours daily free parking in Loughrea, Ballinasloe, Tuam, Gort, Athenry, and Clifden.

Kinane calls for businesses suffering due to roadworks to get a rates rebate

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It is hoped that roadworks in Oranmore will finish a week ahead of schedule. However, along with causing havoc for commuters over the past number of weeks, businesses in the area have suffered a major drop in trade and a local county councillor is calling for their rates bills to be eased as a gesture of goodwill.

Your museum needs your help in telling the story of revolutionary Galway

Galway City Museum needs your help to tell Galway’s revolutionary story in a new exhibition entitled Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923, due to open in Spring 2016.  This exhibition offers Galway people the chance to have their story told alongside the national story that we are already so familiar with.  The Revolutionary years leading up to the Easter Rising of 1916 through to the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War had a major impact on the shaping of modern Ireland. What part did Galway play? What steered ordinary Irish people on the path towards Irish Nationalism? 

Crisis meeting called to discuss the future of Aran Islands air service

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A special meeting of Galway County Council will take place next week to discuss the future of the Aran Islands air service. Up to 20 politicians from across Galway visited Inis Mór, Inis Oirr, and Inis Meáin yesterday for a series of meetings aimed at saving the service.

Landowner disgusted with continuing saga over plans for Connemara road 

A Connemara based landowner says enough his enough as his land continues to be frozen  for the proposed  proposed route options for the R336 between Barna and Rossaveel and onto Scriob, leaving landowners in limbo.

Rush on for elusive tickets for Croker showdown

There is only one topic on the lips of every Galway hurling supporter since the team put in the performance of the season last Sunday to plunder the All Ireland semi-final and transport every fan into a state of ecstasy not experienced for many a year. 

 

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