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County Council deny staff were unfriendly to landowners in greenway discussions

Galway county council staff were this week accused of being discourteous to farmers whose lands are along the proposed Greenway route between Galway and Ballinasloe. The route has proved controversial due to initial fears that land for the Greenway was to be acquired using compulsory purchase orders (CPOs). The IFA, farmers, and landowners previously voiced their anger about that proposal. Earlier this year councillors voted to remove the threat of CPOs and council staff have been liasing with farmers and landowners along the route to move the process forward.

Galway festivals seek volunteers

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THE GALWAY International Arts Festival is encouraging people to volunteer with the festival. Volunteer co-ordinators Sheila Quinn and Cian McCarthy will do their utmost to match people’s preferences with their available time. Once people have joined up, the festival will have an informal 10-minute interview and an induction evening before starting. Volunteers will be able to work as Festival Ambassadors; invigilators in the Festival galleries; stewards in the Big Top, as part of on the street teams, etc.

Get ready to relax outdoors at Aldi

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The mornings are brighter, the evenings are longer and with summer fast approaching, now is the perfect time to start preparing your garden and patio for the season. Stock up on the essentials with a range of outdoor living special buys available at Aldi.

Protesters and motions to demand scrapping water taxes at today’s council meeting

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City councillors will be met with demands to abolish the water tax and scrap the controversial quango Irish Water ahead of this afternoon’s meeting of the Galway City Council

Citroen C1 named most reliable car by Which?

The new Citroen C1 arrives in showrooms in Ireland this August. With a cheerful personality, attractive styling, and impressive efficiency, the new C1 delivers an upbeat response to today’s urban mobility requirements and reflects the bold renewal of the Citroen brand. It will be priced from €10,995.

Citroen C1 named most reliable car by Which?

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The new Citroen C1 arrives in showrooms in Ireland this August. With a cheerful personality, attractive styling, and impressive efficiency, the new C1 delivers an upbeat response to today’s urban mobility requirements and reflects the bold renewal of the Citroen brand. It will be priced from €10,995.

Fáilte Ireland to invest €1.8 million for Connemara discovery points

Fáilte Ireland is to provide €1.8 million for the development of 19 orientation and discovery points in Connemara as part of the Wild Atlantic Way. However, although many councillors welcomed the investment, others accused the tourism group of neglecting other areas of the county.

Planning for new N6 Galway City Outer Bypass begins

The planning for new N6 Galway City Outer Bypass scheme has begun, with the first of a series of public consultation meetings taking place earlier this week.

NRA to begin design of Ballinasloe to Galway greenway

Plans for a greenway between Ballinasloe and Galway has taken another step forward after Galway county councillors gave their approval to an agreement which will allow the National Roads Authority to begin the design process.

Locations of bike scheme docking stations ‘utter madness’

The locations of the 19 docking stations for the Regional Cities Bike Share Scheme have been described as “utter madness”, as they are too close together in the city centre and should be spread out across the city to encourage more cycling.

 

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