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Local organisation Future Athenry Looking Group (FLAG) has hit back at comments made by councillor Pete Roche about the disused Athenry to Sligo rail line.
It is "delusional" to believe the rail line from Athenry to Sligo will ever return according to Tuam area councillor Peter Roche, who made the statement after a public meeting took place in Athenry on Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a greenway.
Fine Gael councillor Jarlath Munnelly hit back at those who are attacking An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, in relation to the Western Rail Corridor.
Ireland is falling behind on its environmental commitments under the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals a newly published report has found. Social Justice Ireland in its Sustainable Progress Index for 2018 warns the State risks huge European fines if we continue to ignore our commitments.
It is “vital” the Western Rail Corridor be included as part of the Government’s Capital Plan, as developing rail is essential for connectivity, more balanced regional development, and in supporting more sustainable and lower environmental impact transport options.
The Galway County Council rejected calls for a feasibility study to be carried out on the establishment of a greenway on the western rail corridor.
Claremorris Chamber of Commerce has called on the Government to sanction the planned motorway between Galway and Mayo in its forthcoming capital spending plan. Ahead of the opening of the €550 million Gort-Tuam motorway, the business group said plugging Mayo into the motorway network would be a huge boost for regional development.
Fears are growing that the proposed Apple data centre, and the more than 400 jobs it could create for County Galway, could be lost, as it remains stalled over legal and planning issues, while Apple are progressing two such centres in Denmark.
Galway Greenway Group is a consortium of business owners, hoteliers, landowners, families, and individuals who want to see the completion of the Connemara Greenway from Galway City to Clifden. The project has been dogged by objections in the last few years and the discussion up to now has been increasingly negative for various reasons.
Rural recreation projects and facilities throughout County Galway are to benefit from grants, announced this week, as part of Rural Development Fund.