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A special taskforce charged with increasing the availability of affordable and social housing in Galway is to be established by the Government, following the publication of housing figures which claim that Galway’s two local authorities are among the worst in the country for providing housing.
Government plans to amalgamate Galway's two local authorities lies behind the delay in appointing a chief executive to be appointed to the Galway County Council.
The Government's decision to "remove" Galway's chance to have a directly elected mayor "once again shows that Galway is an afterthought to those in Dublin," according to the Social Democrat's Owen Hanley.
Independent Councillor, Paul Hogan, has called on the Government to publish the review of the local property tax as there is mounting speculation of significant increases within county Westmeath, noting that the anticipated average charge could increase from €90 to €315.
A new group entitled City Regions Ireland was launched yesterday with the aim of bringing together the Chambers of Commerce of Galway, Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Waterford — Ireland’s five cities as identified by the National Planning Framework, Ireland 2040.
The evolution of Athlone as a major growth centre, not just within the Midland region, but on a national scale, received further enhancement this week, with news that three key projects have been chosen for funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.
Thirteen Mayo firefighters with a combined service record of 270 years, were honoured at the National Fire Service Awards in Dublin on Thursday last.
Athenry-Oranmore councillors have voted by four to one to reject the proposed 2019 budget for the Athenry-Oranmore Municipal District, saying the area’s property tax and commercial rates are being used to “subsidise the rest of the county”.
The Government has signed off in principle on a grant aid scheme to assess and repair pyrite affected homes in Mayo.
Mayo county councillors are to seek their own legal advice on foot of legal advice obtained by Mayo County Council with regard to the discussion of planning matters at meetings of the local authority.