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Galway City Council has approved funding for 75 arts groups throughout the city.
Regardless of what the fall-out is from any decision today regarding the future of Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, and whether or not the State is plunged into a general election before Christmas, the days of the current administration are now seriously numbered.
The transfer of ownership of the former St Anne’s Children’s Home in Lenaboy Castle, at Taylor’s Hill, from the Sisters of Mercy to the Galway City Council, has been agreed. However, there have been calls for an increased level of consultation with the people who resided there when it was a children’s home so that the sensitive history of the building can be recognised in its new use.
The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has “finally woken up to the fact there are nearly 200,000 empty homes across the country” and that could be used to ease the pressure of the State’s housing crisis.
Twelve acres of amenity land in the Kingston area, half of which is owned by the Galway City Council, look set to be turned into a major public park to include a children’s play area, three multi-use games areas, and a grass rugby pitch.
After last Wednesday’s non-statutory public consultation at the Ballinfoile Community Centre, the N6 Kirwan Roundabout Improvement Scheme will move on to the assessment stage.
City councillors are in disagreement over plans to install a traffic lights controlled junction at the Menlo roundabout.
A building contractor has been appointed to construct a new school for Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh on a site adjacent to Millar’s Lane pitches and off the Western Distributor Road.
Masterplans for the proposed recreational and amenity development at Kingston and South Park will be delivered by September, and there will be public consultation on the plans, with all relevant stakeholders.
While there was much talk of the importance of primary care centres by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste during Monday’s televised leaders’ debate, a Galway councillor has accused the Government and HSE of showing “little urgency in providing one for Knocknacarra”.