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Despite strong opposition from both city and county councillors, there are widespread fears the Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy will proceed with the controversial proposal to merge the Galway city and county councils.
A majority of Galway county councillors are opposed to any merger of Galway's two local authorities, but also fear plans to merge the city and county councils are already "a fait accompli" that will be "forced upon us", regardless of their views.
Buccaneers staged a hugely successful event last Friday and Saturday at Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel in the form of the much anticipated ‘Strictly Scrum Dancing’.
The CEO of Galway County Council has sounded a note of warning to councillors about the cost of providing two hours' free parking in county towns. It had been previously agreed that this initiative would be put in place over the coming months, as part of an effort to help ailing local businesses. However, speaking at this week's council meeting, CEO Kevin Kelly told local representatives that the cost of giving free parking could see their Notice of Motion money reduced.
Following the official opening of the new Mullingar to Athlone cycleway last Sunday, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny joined local TD Gabrielle McFadden in heading to The Bounty at Dubarry Park to watch Ireland’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final match against Argentina.