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Concerns mount over lack of bike parking facilities in city

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Removing bike racks from the city centre to make way for the Coke Zero Bike Share scheme has led to concerns from cyclists that they will be left with nowhere to park their bicycles.

Crowe calling for exception to moratorium as council housing staff at ‘crisis level’

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The current number of housing staff in the Galway City Council is at “crisis level which is having a serious domino effect on the lives of thousands of people across Galway city”.

Three hundred businesses expected to attend west of Ireland’s largest business networking event

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Registration is now open for MeetWest 2014, the largest business networking event in the West of Ireland this year. Hosted by Galway City Council, MeetWest 2014 is a two-day business networking forum taking place at the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway on November 20th and 21st 2014.

Change needed to tackle housing crisis

The Rental Accommodation Scheme is a waste of time, that is according to a number of city councillors who called for major change to properly address the housing crisis which has gripped the city and left many families with young children homeless.

The poetic connection between Galway and Gogarty

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Knocknacarra Football Club secures funding for new FIFA approved pitch

A full sized, FIFA approved, astro turf soccer pitch is to be created in Cappagh Park, following the approval of grant aid of €250,000 to Knocknacarra Football Club.

European Capital of Culture should provide a lasting legacy, say councillors

Providing permanent structures for culture to flourish, such as a school of music and performing arts, would be the ideal legacy for a city that will be putting forward a bid for the European Capital of Culture 2020, a bid which requires support from all sectors.

Government is accused of abandoning all pretence of providing homes

The Fine Gael/Labour Government has been accused of abandoning all pretence of providing a home for people in Galway city where there are now 3,597 households on the housing waiting list, an estimated 10,000 people have been on the list for periods of up to 12 years.

City council left with €26 million loan repayments

A Government-led initiative encouraging local autorities to buy land to build social housing and create construction jobs collapsed along with the economy, leaving the Galway City Council with banks of land and loans of more than €26 million.

Community given chance to submit Knocknacarra centre plan

Concerns that the new €3.4 million Knocknacarra Community Centre will be taken over by a commercial operator have been allayed somewhat with community groups and local clubs now being given a six-week window to submit a business plan for the running and management of the facility.

 

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