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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".
Galway city councillors have lamented the state of roundabouts throughout the city at the council meeting on Monday.
A multi-purpose municipal arena, of which a new stadium for Connacht Rugby is a key part, has become one of the main objectives of the Galway City Council's Galway City Development Plan 2017 - 2022.
A municipal stadium for use by Connacht Rugby, Galway United, and other sporting associations in the city, must be included as part of redevelopment plans for the docklands area.
A proposal by Fine Gael councillor Pearce Flannery to try to allievate traffic congestion on the Seamus Quirke Road has failed to get the backing of Galway City Council, despite impassioned pleas from a number of local representatives. Cllr Flannery wanted the National Transport Authority to consider piloting a scheme whereby cars with three or more people could travel on the bus lane on Seamus Quirke Road. He believes this would encourage commuters travelling from the west side of the city to work on the east side to car pool. He has spoken before about the length of time it takes to cross the city at rush hour.
Mandatory sentencing of three years must be introduced for any person convicted of burglary or attempted burglary, a city councillor has demanded, following a spate of burglaries in Bohermore and Westside in recent weeks.