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The creative industry in the West is to get a massive boost today when a new €2million fund, to be announced in the city by Minister Sean Kyne, will outline details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.
Funding for a new state-of-the-art emergency department at University Hospital Galway, which could cost up to €120m, will be included in an HSE mid term capital review due to be published in June or July.
The latest findings from the award-winning Tellus Programme shed new light on radon risk impacting in Galway as well as unravelling the region’s ancient, geological history.
What a tumultuous political year it’s been! It began with a sense that despite much turmoil and insurgency across the globe voters would shy away from the radical choices and that something akin to the ‘status quo’ would prevail. It ended with Madonna with no sense of irony berating the President-elect of the USA for engaging in sensationalist acts and rhetoric in order to generate publicity.
The Galway County Council is expected to discuss the ongoing impasse over ferry services to Inis Mór at its budget meeting this morning (Thursday). Councillors are expected to be asked to reduce the passenger levy on the service from 80c to 40c per passenger, and to scrap a €5 passenger fee for permanent residents on the island.
Construction of the new Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant will commence on Monday after the official sod turning ceremony to be undertaken by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources.
A decision on the Local Property Tax rate for the county has been deferred until next Monday due to concerns about a shortfall in Galway County Council’s budget. At this week’s local authority meeting it was agreed that a special meeting will be held next week to discuss the matter.
Poor water filtration systems in Galway are putting almost 30,000 people in danger of drinking contaminated water on a daily basis.
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, has said that he is fighting “tooth and nail” to prevent the closure of Cullion Fish Farm.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Ms. Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, visited Galway Technology Centre (GTC), in the IDA Business Park, Mervue, Galway on Tuesday. Ms. Mitchell O’Connor was accompanied on her visit by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Hildegarde Naughton TD.