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The announcement this week of planning approval for the state of the art Bonham Quay project is a welcome one in that it will rid the city of the wasteland that lies just a hundred metres from its heart. The removal of the oil tanks a decade ago on that docks site was welcome too, but what it left behind was a barren site that was just calling out to be developed.
AHEAD OF Bloomsday, County Galway publishing house Doire Press will hold the launch of a new poetry collection, Furey, by James Joyce. The Joyce in question is not the author of Ulysses but Galway’s own James Martyn Joyce, and the collection revolves around the vivid, memorable, persona of Furey.
The Galway Board of the Town Commissioners was established in the early 1830s and one of its first objectives was the provision of gas lighting in the city. In December 1836, the commissioners invited a Mr Lyddle from Glasgow to do a survey of the town and he recommended the establishment of a Galway Gas Company. His advice was taken. Shares were snapped up, an agreement was reached between the company and the town commission, and the Rev D’Arcy was appointed company secretary.
Its that time of year again! The kids are back to school, more traffic on the roads in the morning and the evenings are closing in. You will feel the nip in the air and know its time to put the heating back on.