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Healy-Eames demands councils scrap ‘destructive’ N6 ring road plans

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The only solution to Galway’s transport problems is to scrap the “divisive” and “destructive” N6 Galway City Outer By-pass project, and demand that the consultants Arup be given “a new brief to come up with a range of sustainable transport solutions to solve our traffic problems”.

Plan to ‘scupper’ N6 ring road to come before city council

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City councillors will vote on a proposal to vary the Galway City Development Plan next week that could “scupper plans” for the controversial N6 ring road going through Ballybrit Racecourse. However the proposal also reveals deep divisions within Galway Fine Gael over the issue.

Derek Nolan - is he really a politically dead duck?

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Insider is going against the grain here, but let him go out on a charred and severed limb, daring to posit that Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan is not the electorally dead in the water, threatened with extinction political animal, that he appears to be.

Fidelma Healy-Eames to run as Independent in Election 2016

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Fidelma Healy-Eames will contest the 2016 General Election as an Independent candidate for the Galway West, saying she would prefer “to dedicate my energy to policies that can make a difference rather than putting my energy into a party”.

Major show of public opposition to new ring road expected tonight

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The controversial N6 Galway City Transport Project ring road routes must not divide Galwegians into warring bands “advocating the concerns of one area of the city over another”, but instead lead to unified opposition with a “total Galway perspective” a new protest group has announced.

Multinationals must be attracted says Walsh after IDA investment announcement

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If Galway’s inclusion in the IDA’s €150-million property investment programme is to produce any real results, the IDA must immediately start encouraging manufacturing companies to locate here.

Walsh describes as ‘madness’ putting bog cotton before people’s homes

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“Outlandish” and “unfeasible” is how a Galway TD has described a situation where plans for a new ring road system for the city sees bog cotton take on a higher priority than people’s homes.

Do betting odds reflect the political reality in Galway West?

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Insider always raises an eyebrow when bookies issue their odds on election betting - who’s a favourite, who’s not, etc - indeed, one of Ireland’s well known bookies gets RED C to carry out polling for it regularly, hence the odds that bookmaker offers reflects the results of the polls.

Calls for €3 million city roadworks to start before summer

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The Galway City Council is to receive more than €3 million to invest in the city’s regional and local roads, with €1.5 million for upgrade works at Lough Atalia Bridge, leading a local senator to call for works to start ahead of the busy summer season.

Which Galway West candidate is a good bet for 2016?

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Local bookmaker John Mulholland recently revealed betting odds for the anticipated Galway West candidates in next year’s General Election, and today Insider takes a look at the runners and riders, and examines where the smart money lies as the battlefield heats up ahead of what is likely to be an epic electoral contest.

 

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