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Patronage of Galway's new second-level school, due to open in 2019, has been awarded to Educate Together, following a long campaign by Educate Together, and a grassroots group of Galway parents who have been working on this over the past six years.
Ahead of a public meeting on the campaign to re-elect Michael D Higgins as Uachtarán na hÉireann, the Mayor of Galway, Labour city councillor Niall McNelis, is urging Galwegians to support the campaign and to vote for Uachtarán Higgins on October 26.
The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his "policies do not reflect the Irish people's values".
The 29th Galway Community Pride Festival kicked off this week and there are still four days to go, of music, comedy, clubnights, discussions, visual art, family fun, as well as the Pride Parade on Saturday afternoon.
This week marks the "last chance" to bring "diversity to education for teenagers" in the city and Oranmore area, with the deadline looming for the Department of Education's online survey regarding Galway's new secondary school.
Introducing a cost rental scheme for Galway would "protect renters and deliver a below market rate housing in the city", especially as the private market is "not fulfilling the needs of renters".
Improved rail services and better connectivity to Dublin are key to economic development in the west of Ireland, according to Green Party candidate for Galway West, Pauline O'Reilly.
Cannabis is being used as a "medical treatment" in some circumstances, while others smoke it for recreational purposes the same way some people "like a glass of wine in the evening", meaning it is time the drug was decriminalised.
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be among the speakers at an event to debate the future of family farming in the West.
Galway pro-choice groups and politicians have welcomed the Government's decision to proceed with a referendum - possibly to take place in late May - to repeal the highly controversial Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.