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Naughton calls for park-and-ride at Galway Racecourse to ease Parkmore traffic woes

Galway Racecourse should be used as a park-and-ride facility serving major employers in Parkmore Industrial Estate in order to alleviate current traffic gridlock, Dep Hildegarde Naughton said this week, even though IDA Ireland has indicated that this is not feasible as a short term solution.

Criticism from local representatives following the downgrading of county roads

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The reclassification of a number of roads in the county due to the opening of the Gort to Tuam motorway has been criticised by councillors because of a lack of funding available to Galway County Council to maintain these roads.

Councillors call special meeting to discuss Local Property Tax rate

A decision on the Local Property Tax rate for the county has been deferred until next Monday due to concerns about a shortfall in Galway County Council’s budget. At this week’s local authority meeting it was agreed that a special meeting will be held next week to discuss the matter.

Dire state of roads high on the agenda

councillor is seeking a meeting with the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to discuss the dire state of the county's road network.

Growing numbers of families struggle to pay school costs

A local representative is calling on the Government to do more to help parents struggling with the rising cost of children going back to school. City councillor Mairead Farrell says in the last few weeks she has spoken to a number of parents who are under increasing pressure.

Galway well representated at the Rose of Tralee

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Galway connections abound at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival, which is currently underway and culminates in the live final next week.

Galway well representated at the Rose of Tralee

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There are lots of Galway connections at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival, which is currently underway and culminates in the live final next week. The county is proudly represented by 23-year-old veterinary graduate Rosie Burke who has been enjoying a whirlwind few months since she was announced the winner of the local final in May.

Online petition gathering momentum to save Kinvara green

An online petition to reinstate the green at Kinvara Pier has already attracted more than 700 signatures after the green was removed to facilitate the installation of holding tanks for a new sewage treatment facility.

Local representatives add their voice to concerns at the sale of Clarinbridge woodlands

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Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has called for the proposed sale of 26 acres of Coillte owned woodland in Clarinbridge to be halted immediately to allow for further local consultation and a full assessment of the potential of the State owned asset.

Grealish demands Coillte explain selling of Clarinbridge woodlands

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Coillte must send representatives to a public meeting to answer local fears which have arisen from the State forestry company's controversial decision to sell 25 acres of mature woodland near Clarinbridge.

 

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