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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.
Insider has had it with the vocal minority who continue to dominate our airwaves in a totally disproportionate way to their actual support among the population.
It could be early next week by the time Galway voters learn the full line-up of their representatives in Dail Eireann. With voters going to the polls across the three constituencies from dawn tomorrow (Friday), the complexity of the counts could mean that the Galway TDs may not be fully confirmed until Monday at least.
WITH 10 days to polling day, Galway West has become something it has never been before - unpredictable. For years it returned two FF and one each for FG, Labour, and a PD/Independent. Even the electoral upheaval of 2011 almost bypassed the constituency, with FG the party to take two, as opposed to FF.
The case highlighted in media by Galway West TD Sean Kyne last week concerning the holding of an inquest without informing the next of kin did not occur in Galway, but elsewhere in the country.