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The housing crisis is also a crisis of student accommodation

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Galway mayor, Labour city councillor, and the party's Galway West General Election candidate, Níall McNelis, grabbed national headlines early this week, intervening to prevent an assault in the city centre. Yet Galwegians will not have been surprised by his instinct to 'step up' when witnessing someone in need.

Crowe calls on Friends of Merlin Woods not to appeal Galway Hospice planning

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A city councillor and former mayor has this week called on the Friends of Merlin Woods group not to appeal the decision by Galway City Council to grant planning for a new Galway Hospice building to An Bord Pleanala.

Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

'The right man for the job'

Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, has "represented Ireland brilliantly abroad", and in his values, ideals, and vision, is what is needed now at home and abroad, during this era of political turmoil and the rise of far-right populism on the continent.

Uachtarán Michael D Higgins - 'The right man for the job'

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, has "represented Ireland brilliantly abroad", and in his values, ideals, and vision, is what is needed now at home and abroad, during this era of political turmoil and the rise of far-right populism on the continent.

Keep dogs and horses off Ballyloughane Beach

A city councillor is appealing to the public to keep dogs and horses away from Ballyloughnane Beach in a bid to protect the water from contamination.

'If I want to achieve anything, I hope it will be Galway as a special place to live'

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Walking through Galway city centre with Niall McNelis is something of a stop-start experience, albeit a most cordial nature. He seems to know every second person we pass, and given he has just been elected Mayor of Galway City, a lot of people want to wish him well. “I swear, these are not plants!” he jokes. “It’s not staged! But I have been flabbergasted by the amount of good will.”

Minister confirms Educate Together to move to new school building in Knocknacarra

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The Educate Together school in Knocknacarra will move from its current temporary accommodation, and into the former Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh off the Cappagh Road, at the start of the next school term.

IDA to encourage future business location to Oranmore, says Grealish after meeting

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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.

Weekend closure of beach toilets ‘mind boggling’ says O’Flaherty

A city councillor has slammed as “mind boggling” and “ridiculous”, the closure of toilets on a city beach at weekends — the time when they are most in demand.

 

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