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Chain gang — City mayors declare support for Galway 2020

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The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success.

Councillors slam student housing development report for Westwood Hotel

Galway city councillors have slammed the application for the proposed student housing development at the Westwood Hotel site in Dangan.

Heated meeting hears 2020 chief ask stakeholders to focus on delivering one of world’s top cultural events

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The chief executive of Galway 2020 has this week called on all the stakeholders to focus on the bigger picture and help deliver what will be one of the world’s top cultural events.

Galway 2020 to deliver ‘world class’ programme despite departure of creative director

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Despite the loss of its creative director this week, the company behind Galway 2020 remain unfazed by the departure and fresh claims that the project is in crisis.

What the so called ‘empty frame’ may have looked like...

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Last month Galway Diary explored the sham legend that grew around the so-called ‘Empty frame’ on the wall of the Lynch’s Chapel, or Lady’s chapel, in the historic St Nicholas’ Collegiate church. The late Canon George Quinn pronounced that this was the very frame in which the Bishop of Clonfert, Walter Lynch’s sacred icon of the Madonna and Child once hung, before he was forced to flee just before the arrival of Cromwell’s soldiers in April 1652.

City council approves funding for arts groups

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Galway City Council has approved funding for 75 arts groups throughout the city.

Ten million euro primary care centre to be located in Shantalla

A €10 million primary care facility is to be located on the site of the Shantalla Health Centre.

Health forum hears concerns that Prime Time consultant not confronted

Management at University Hospital declined to say this week if the unidentified hospital consultant - referred to in a Prime Time telelevision programme which highlighted that the person was working far fewer hours than contracted for in the public system - had been held accountable.

City's roundabouts to be spruced up

Work to improve the state of Galway city's roundabouts will be completed over the next few weeks according to the Galway City Council.

Local public hospitals owed €23m

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University and Merlin Park hospitals are owed more than €23 million from private health insurers. And most hospital consultants are offenders and are costing the health authority millions by failing to sign off on these claims, according to one local politician.

 

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