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THE LATE Bobby Molloy clocked in an astonishing 37 years as TD for Galway West, being first elected in 1965, and eventually standing down in 2002. The only other TD to yet come close to that tally is Fianna Fáil's Éamon Ó Cuív who celebrates 25 years in Dáil Éireann this year.
As the bus strike drags into its second week, Galway city Labour councillors will bring a motion to the next Galway City Council meeting in support of the striking Bus Éireann workers, and demanding the Government "immediately take action to resolve the dispute".
Playgrounds in Bohermore and Salthill which have been closed for more than months, is “an incredible waste of a community resource”, according to a city councillor who said the running of city playgrounds is “farcical”.
Galway city may be line for a cap on rent increases, such as those planned for Dublin and Cork, but it could be February at the earliest before such caps are introduced - and only after it passes a series of stringent tests.
Were Clint Eastwood to ride into town on a steed, canter across Eyre Square, before a final gallop up College Road to City Hall, stride in and demand of the first official he meets, "Just who is Fianna Fáil's man in this town?", what answer would he get?
Ceannt Station was brought to a standstill last Friday as hundreds of children, parents, and staff from Claddagh National School loudly protested the cancellation of a decades-old bus service to the school.
Opposition to Government moves to move towards staffless libraries in Galway is gathering pace, with motions set to come before the Galway city and county councils demanding the new system not be implemented here.
Opposition to Government moves towards staffless libraries in Galway is gathering pace, with motions set to come before the Galway city and county councils demanding the new system not be implemented here.
Mark Lohan has been officially co-opted on to Galway City Council to take the city central seat left vacant following the resignation of Anna Marley in August. Councillor Lohan is well known in the city through his work as a trade union official with SIPTU.
Cllr Ollie Crowe has this week slammed the Government for their "inaction and seeming ignorance of the housing crisis".