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More than €55,000 is to be invested in the Cappagh Park sports facility, Knocknacarra, under the regional sports capital programme, Deputy Hildegarde Naughton has announced.
€57,000 is to be invested in the Cappagh Park Sports Facility, Knocknacarra, Galway, under the Regional Sports Capital Programme, local Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton has announced.
By Matt Cassidy
Cllr Mike Cubbard has said he will not support plans to install a temporary halting site on a site owned by Galway City Council in Westside if this comes before the Galway City Council later this month.
Sports clubs in the west of the city could eventually be in line for new grounds and facilities after City Hall agreed to a call from Knocknacarra councillor Donal Lyons to extend the area of Cappagh Park.
Following its closure due to vandalism and health and safety concerns, improvement works have begun on the playground in Cappagh Park.
Westmeath County Council has voiced its concerns for three Traveller families in Athlone who are living in day units, designed to support caravans or mobile homes.
Serious questions were raised at Monday’s city council meeting to have land in Ballindooley listed as a heritage site, which some councillors suspected was a means to block a proposed Traveller halting site for the area.
Gardai in Ballyhaunis backed up by members of the armed regional response unit swooped on an unofficial halting site in Ballyhaunis this week following the discharge of a shotgun at the site on Tuesday.
The High Court has ruled that a joint motion passed by Galway city councillors amending a Traveller accommodation plan for Galway city did not breach the council’s legal obligations to address accommodation needs of Travellers in its area.