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Could Galway be the world’s first plastic free city?

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Galway is a European Green Leaf city, yet we, along with the rest of the planet, are drowning in plastic. The facts relating to our use of single use plastic and the resulting pollution and health implications such plastics cause are truly shocking.

McNelis demands action over blocked drains

Following serious incidents of surface flooding at Fr Griffin Road and Newtownsmith last weekend, which saw drains clogged and pedestrians splashed by passing cars, a local councillor has called for action to be taken.

More than €4.5 million in funding for Headford Road

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More than €4.5 million in funding has been allocated for surface works and strengthening of the N84 Headford Road, an investment a local councillor has called both "significant" and "long overdue".

Parents who suspect flu should keep children home from school says McNelis

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With children up to 15 considered at risk from the so-called ‘Aussie flu’ this winter, a local councillor has said it is "vital" the warnings of doctors and medical experts "are heeded", and that "children showing symptoms of flu are kept home from school".

Defibrillators may need maintenance

A high number of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in the Athlone area may be neglected and non-functioning, an experienced paramedic told the Athlone Advertiser.

Mairéad Farrell selected to run as Sinn Féin's Galway West candidate

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Mairéad Farrell, the Galway City East councillor has been selected as Sinn Féin's candidate for Galway West in the next General Election, which is expected to take place in the early months of 2018.

Ring Road planning application will not be ready until mid-2018

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The planning application for the Galway City Outer Ring Road will not be ready to be sent to An Bord Pleanala until the middle of 2018, a situation a local councillor has described as “utterly unacceptable”.

Local councillor aiming to top the charts with charity single

An independent councillor in the midlands is hoping to beat the X-Factor to the Christmas No 1 in the music charts with his cover of the old Flying Pickets hit song, “Only You.”

O’Rourke opts out of Westmeath selection convention

Local Fianna Fáil councillor and Mayor of Athlone, Aengus O’Rourke has announced that he will not be contesting the forthcoming Westmeath Convention.

Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework an 'attempt to depopulate rural Ireland'

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The Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework will have a devastating effect on much of County Galway, according to one local councillor, who has gone as far as to call the framework "a direct attempt to depopulate rural Ireland".

 

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