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A civil servant received one of the coldest receptions ever afforded to a visitor at a Galway County Council meeting earlier this week when he gave a presentation on the National Broadband Plan. Sean Griffin from the Department of Communications was handed the unenviable task of delivering an update on the plan, and how it would affect long-suffering internet users in rural Galway. But it was unlikely that Mr Griffin had reckoned on a chamber packed with 39 irate councillors, each of whom was awarded time to speak on the contentious issue. And it was not pretty. At one stage the department representative was even accused of pedalling “happy pills’’ to pacify a bunch that were anything but happy.
Time to peer into that crystal ball again. No, not the one in the Treasure Chest window. Here’s a taste of what we can expect in the year ahead.
The Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Joe McHugh, has reiterated that the National Broadband Plan process will look at prioritising broadband blackspots.
Longford-Westmeath Labour TD, Willie Penrose, has welcomed a new map service enabling people in Westmeath to find out whether they will get high-speed broadband from a commercial operator or the State.
Eircom has announced plans to significantly increase broadband speeds on its network in Ballina, Castlebar and Westport.
Five schools in Athlone and another five schools in Mullingar are set to benefit from upgraded broadband access by the end of September.
Mullery auctioneers has just brought to the market a superb owner occupied residence situated in the mature residential development of Ashleigh Grove on the Ballymoneen Road in Knocknacarra. Number 22 Ashleigh Grove, which boasts bright and spacious accommodation, has been well cared for by the current owners and is presented in excellent decorative order.
This excellently located two bedroom ground floor apartment is for sale in the well managed development of Gleann na Ri. The apartment is fully fitted out and is situated to the front of the development, convenient to all amenities, GMIT and a bus route to Galway city.
Homes and businesses in the Tuam area are to benefit from a €11 million investment by Eircom Wholesale to provide high-speed fibre broadband with speeds of up to 100mb/s.