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The IDA has agreed to encourage future industries planning to establish a base in Galway, to set up on lands owned by the authority in Oranmore, a move one local TD believes will help combat Parkmore's chronic traffic congestion.
An 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation could see Galway students paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, leading to warnings that such hikes "threaten the advances our third-level institutions have achieved in recent years".
Older people and those with disabilities in Galway city could be set to benefit from funding of €1,100,374 which will be made available via grants for housing adaptations.
When was the last time Fianna Fáil won two seats in Galway West? The 2007 General Election - now more than a decade ago. Older party activists will sigh with nostalgia for the days when FF could take three out of five. The last time that happened was in November 1982 - 36 years ago.
A city councillor says debating about whether Galway would benefit from the installation of a light rail system is a “waste of time”.
Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.
People who have children through surrogacy should be eligible for maternity leave, says HSE forum member
A member of the HSE West’s regional health forum says it is wrong that HSE employees who have a child through surrogacy are not eligible for statutory maternity leave.
A €10 million primary care facility is to be located on the site of the Shantalla Health Centre.
Management at University Hospital declined to say this week if the unidentified hospital consultant - referred to in a Prime Time telelevision programme which highlighted that the person was working far fewer hours than contracted for in the public system - had been held accountable.
An application for planning permission for a development at Doughiska has been lodged this week with supporters believing it could create up to 1,000 jobs for that side of the city.