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Pending review of rail line is ‘a major stumbling block’ to outdoor recreation, says Cannon

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The pending review of the Western Rail Corridor north of Athenry is a “major stumbling block” to the development of outdoor recreation facilities in east Galway, and it is “high time” it was commenced, Minister Ciaran Cannon said this week.

Extra storm funding allocated for Westmeath’s large road network

Longford/Westmeath TD and Minister for State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has announced that he has secured additional funding for Westmeath to help address the effects of last winter’s storms and the lengthy dry spell over the summer on the county’s roads network.

Dangers of driving the morning after consuming alcohol highlighted

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have united to highlight the dangers of driving the morning after consuming alcohol.

Galway roads get €1.1 million for storm damage repairs

A total of €1.1 million has been allocated to the repair of roads throughout County Galway, which were damaged by a series of storms this year. The funding will come through a special maintenance grant.

Local Fine Gael elected representative welcomes additional roads funding

The allocation of an additional €500,000 for repairs to local roads in the South Roscommon area has been welcomed by Cllr. John Naughten.

Troy calls for publication of regional and local roads planning framework

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Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy TD has called on Minister Shane Ross to publish his Department’s plan to address the shocking state of Ireland’s regional and local road network.

Public meeting on GLUAS light rail system

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A public meeting to build support for an integrated public transport system for the city, including GLUAS, a proposed light rail system similar to the LUAS in Dublin, takes place on Monday September 24 at 8pm in the Harbour Hotel.

An autumn of political challenges and discontent awaits

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The sight of the politicians gathering for their annual ‘think-ins’ is one of the signs the summer is over. As with the country as a whole, the Government has had a generally good summer with a post-referendum boost and generally strong economic performance to buoy it. However, the autumn will bring its challenges and it may not all be plain sailing.

Greenway extension progress boost as funding is announced

As the town of Athlone continues to thrive from a development viewpoint, it has been announced that funding of €3 million has been made available from Government for the continuation of the Greenway from the White Gates on the Ballymahon Road to the Marina with the focal aim being the eventual traversing of the river Shannon with an iconic pedestrian bridge.

Loughnane appointed to Sport Ireland

Retired Olympian and World Champions walker, Olive Loughnane, who represented Galway, has been appointed to the board of Sport Ireland.

 

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