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Greenway decision was ‘soul destroying,’ says councillor

A Galway county councillor has described the decision taken by the Galway County Council to reject a proposal to conduct a feasibility study on the potential of a greenway between Athenry and Milltown as “soul destroying”.

Agricultural shows lose out due to reduced community

Several county councillors have this week expressed concern that the county's agricultural shows have not received funding under this year's Community Support Scheme.

New local area plan for Loughrea deferred

The Galway County Council has agreed to defer work on a new local plan for Loughrea for up to five years.

County council defers vote on roads funding

The Galway County Council has decided to defer voting on the allocation of roads funding from Central Government.

Galway - welcome to Varadkar country?

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Hildegarde Naughton has set her face against the prevailing blue wind by pledging support to Housing Minister Simon Coveney in the Fine Gael leadership battle, but it is an isolated stance as Galway is overwhelmingly Leo Varadkar country.

Galway - welcome to Varadkar country

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Hildegarde Naughton has set her face against the prevailing blue wind by pledging support to Housing Minister Simon Coveney in the Fine Gael leadership battle, but it is an isolated stance as Galway is overwhelmingly Leo Varadkar country.

Councillors wish their former colleagues well following election

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Councillors paid warm tributes to newly elected Galway East TDs Anne Rabbitte and Sean Canney at Monday’s local authority meeting.

Reprieve for Aran Island residents as ferry services to continue - for now

The Island Ferries company, which had been threatening to cease carrying passengers between Rossaveal and Kilronan in the Aran Islands, has agreed to extend its services until spring. The company had claimed it would stop its operation due to a protracted dispute over a levy of .80 cent which it is forced to collect from passengers on behalf of Galway County Council.

County councillors gobsmacked as rates write down leaves €750,000 hole in their finances

It has been labelled the worst news that Galway County Councill has received in a long time. Local representatives have expressed their disgust following an announcement by Council CEO Kevin Kelly that there will be a €750,000 reduction in the council’s rates income for 2016, which will adversely affect the local authority’s upcoming budget. The reduction is due to The Valuation Office reducing the value of a number of properties in the county used by utility companies, therefore reducing the rates bill of these companies. 

 

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