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Crowley calls for water fountains and refilling stations in Galway

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John Crowley, Social Democrat Candidate for Galway City West, is proposing that Galway City and County Councils follow the good example of Dublin Councils in installing water fountains and filling stations throughout Galway, which would encourage re-use and re-filling of water bottles and provide free and safe drinking water to the public.

Greenway farce shows our politicians can always hold us back

Sometimes, we get the politicians we deserve. Sometimes, we don’t deserve the politicians that we get...

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services. When one thinks of what was lost when the Galway to Clifden service was discontinued, you have to cringe. Imagine the cultural and economic possibilities of that service were it there today. Imagine that train puffing its way through the valleys, past the lakes, over the rivers and arriving in that town in the foothills of Connemara.

Greenway development will not prevent rail re-opening, confirms CIE

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CIE has confirmed that the development of the Quiet Man Greenway along the Tuam to Athenry railway line will not prevent it from opening the rail line again for train use, if such services were ever reintroduced.

Greenway does not threaten future rail services, says Cannon

East Galway Minister Ciaran Cannon has received confirmation from CIE that the licence for the development of a greenway on CIE lands can be revoked at any time if the Board has alternative plans for the lands.

‘Turning of the sod’ at town centre housing development

The traditional ‘turning of the sod’ ritual at a Westmeath County Council housing development in Arcadia, was performed by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Damien English TD, on Tuesday morning.

Future development of National and Regional Greenways launched in Moate

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The Old Rail Trail in Moate was the location for the launch by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD, of the ‘Strategy for the future development of National and Regional Greenways’.

Making the most of your garden space this summer

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Not all of us are blessed with large, spacious gardens to cultivate but with a touch of creativity and a lot of improvisation, any garden space can become a sanctuary.

Hedge cutting working group to meet for first time

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The first meeting of the newly set up Mayo County Council Working Group to progress a permanent formula to deal with verge trimming and overarching trees will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, January 16).

 

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