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‘Just a matter of time’ before Westside site is developed

Last week’s decision by An Bord Pleanála to overturn a grant of planning permission for a shopping centre on a site in the Westside area of the city does not mean the site will not be developed at some point in the future, former mayor of Galway Mícheál Ó hUiginn said this week.

Harbour developers to contribute to road and bridge replacement

Developers of the major Galway Harbour Extension will be asked to dig deep to contribute to the upgrading of Lough Atalia Road and replacement of Wolfe Tone Bridge to mitigate the significant wear and tear that will be caused by a significant increase in HGV movements, as well as agreeing to be subject to penalty clauses if the traffic management plan is not adhered to.

Mayo County Council should be decision maker in coastal development for county

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has called for decision making on all planning matters relating to foreshore and immediate offshore areas to be left to local councils in the first instance. Deputy Mulherin made her comments in relation to the Maritime Area and Foreshore Amendment Bill 2013 which is being prepared by the Department of the Environment and which proposes making An Bord Pleanála the lead decision maker on planning related issues for coastal and marine areas.

Galway development is fifty years behind due to outer bypass delay

Galway county councillors have given their approval for the local authority to take the lead in progressing the Galway City Outer Bypass warning that the lack of such vital infrastructure was putting the city and county back 50 years in development.

Grid West concerns to the fore this week

The hot-button issue of the proposed Grid West 400kV power line development has continued to evolve this week. At Monday’s Mayo County Council meeting, the elected members took the unusual step of adjourning the standing orders of the meeting to let one of the affected members of the community address the meeting in the middle of a debate.

15 councillors vote to support abattoir in residential area

Continuing its vein of defiance from last week, Westmeath County Council voted to allow an abattoir be built in a residential area, contrary to the wishes of both the planning department and An Bord Pleanála.

15 councillors vote to support abattoir in residential area

Continuing its vein of defiance from last week, Westmeath County Council voted to allow an abattoir be built in a residential area, contrary to the wishes of both the planning department and An Bord Pleanála.

McNamara welcomes progress on Greenway

Achill based Fianna Fáil councillor Michéal McNamara has welcomed this week the news that permission for €450,000 worth of works on improving the road and the Greenway at Tonragee in Achill has finally been given the go ahead.

County councillors reaffirm their commitment to Galway City Outer Bypass

Galway county councillors voted unanimously this week to reaffirm the council’s determination to ensure that the Galway City Outer Bypass is progressed under the IROPI (Imperative Reasons of Overriding Public Interest) process which is believed will result in a positive outcome.

Galway County Council gets ‘F’ grade for bad planning

The Galway County Council has been found to be one of the worst local authorities in the country for making bad planning decisions which have resulted in negative socio-economic and environmental concerns.

 

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