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Tensions high as deadline looms for Salthill cycleway submissions

Thu, Jan 27, 2022

Tensions between the two sides in the debate over the proposed temporary cycleway for Salthill are rising, with just 24 hours left until the deadline closes for submissions on the proposal.

More than 1,000 submissions have been made during the public consultation process which concludes tomorrow, but already there has been a lot of comment from those for and against the project.

Cllr Donal Lyons told the Galway Advertiser last evening that he disagrees with the spending of a million euro on what will be a temporary project


News

New GRETB facility to allow 400 apprenticeships in 2023

Trade apprenticeships offered by the Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board will almost double next year, following the €5 million purchase of a new training facility in the city. ...


What's on in Galway

Album review: The Divine Comedy

FOR AN artist with a very definite, almost idiosyncratic, sound, style, and identity, Charmed Life reminds us that Neil Hannon’s influences and range are both broad and diverse. ...


Sport

Promotion is the target for Galway as league campaign opens

Galway’s Robert Finnerty back to his best form following the bad injury.

Padraic Joyce’s Galway will start their quest for promotion to division one on Sunday when they take on Andy McEntee’s Meath in Salthill ( 2pm). ...


Lifestyle

How Galway lost the Clifden railway

 The old Railway Recess Hotel, Connemara, became famous for having electric light in every room, and for entertaining King Edward VII during his Irish visit 1903.

It is probable that if the coastal route had been chosen for the Clifden railway, rather than the Oughterard/ Maam Cross way, the line would still be viable today. The idea of the so-called ‘Balfour lines’, proposed by an enlightened ...


Competitions

[COMPETITION NOW CLOSED] | WIN a free NUI Galway short online course this October!

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of eight-week, non-accredited online evening courses in a number of different subject areas such as Art History, Languages, Irish History, Cinema, ...


Business

Údarás na Gaeltachta report shows highest jobs jump since 1996

Anna Ní Ghallachair, Cathaoirleach Údarás na Gaeltachta

825 new full-time jobs were created in Gaeltacht companies in 2021, the highest number of jobs created in one year since 2008. When job reductions are taken into account, there is a net increase of 446 in overall employment – the largest annual ...


Jobs

Galway businesswoman develops Ireland’s first online international female accelerator for women in digital health and life science

Galway businesswoman Diane Nevin has drawn up an exciting accelerator programme aimed at female entrepreneurs operating in digital health and life science sector. ...


Property

Spacious home in an ideal location on the Barna Road

Suaimhneas, Barna Road, Galway.

O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering to market this charming detached residence with excellent potential ideally situated off the Barna Road in Galway. ...


Motors

Avoid unwanted surprises and check your tyres this winter season

The Sean Fleming Premium Cars team (from left) Noel Power - aftersales manager, Gabriel Finn - technician, Martin McCarthy - technician, Sean Fleming - Managing Director,  Maura Fleming - marketing and finance and Fiona Naughton - service advisor. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

TyreSafe, the charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres, is urging drivers to perform vital checks on their tyres this winter season. ...

 

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