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Ballinasloe is to be the location for the first crematorium in the west of Ireland, following a decision by An Bord Pleanala to grant full planning permission for the facility at Garbally Demesne, alongside the N6 old Ballinasloe-Loughrea road.
Sinn Féin may run two candidates, county councillor Dermot Connolly and town councillor Michael Breathnach, in the Ballinasloe ward for May’s Local Election.
Galway County Council is to battle it out for the title of Council of the Year in the finals of the 2014 LAMA Community and Council Awards, in association with IPB, which will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, Dublin, on Saturday, January 25 next.
The 2014 budget for Galway County Council was passed unanimously with an anticipated expenditure of €122 million, representing €4.5 million reduction on the budget adopted for 2013.
The number of homeless people presenting to Galway County Council and other local authorities in the West is increasing with the complexity of cases described as very worrying, necessitating the implentation of a Regional Homeless Action Plan, which will shift the focus from the hostel model to providing a more permanent solution.
A Sunday parade is expected to be the highlight of the 2012 St Patrick’s Day weekend, which this year takes place over two days, March 17 and 18, in the town of Ballinasloe. Availing of the bank holiday, organisers have extended the 2012 event, with a heritage day taking place on Saturday March 17, followed by the main event, the parade, on Sunday 18.
The recent enlistment of Johnny Walsh, who served as an Independent councillor on Ballinasloe Town Council for the past 13 years, into The Labour Party, might seem like a ‘small fry’ incident in local parish politics, but it is in fact, far from that.
Athlone Town Council is operating a lucrative paid parking system, with a profit of almost €240,000 in 2011, in spite of the news this week that 18 local authorities are losing money on their parking services.
The programme of events for the 2011 Ballinasloe October Fair, worth in the region of €8.5 million to the local economy, was officially launched by Mayor of Ballinasloe, Cllr Mike Kelly at a special reception at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe on Monday night.
The draft Ballinasloe Town Enhancement Plan goes on public display today (Friday) amid some concern from a local business representative group at their lack of input into the plan.