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Adults, children, and public representatives cycled part of the route of the proposed Galway-Barna Greenway recently, to show their support for such a structure and to highlight issues of cyclists safety.
Fifty candidates are competing for 18 seats across the city's three electoral wards, but in reality, only half that number can truly be considered contenders. While the city is not expected to make sweeping changes to the make-up of its local government representation, some new faces are likely to feature when the new council meets in June.
When it comes to Galway City West, there are only three names political pundits and political anoraks - is there any difference, really, between the two? - want to talk about: Cllr Peter Keane, John Connolly, and Pauline O'Reilly.
How can we speak coherently about Galway's health services at a time where our media's daily diet is composed of negative stories concerning Government failure to properly ensure medical care for its own citizens?
A local TD is calling for Galway city and county councils to embark on a public housing construction programme in response to the current emergency.
A local TD has highlighted the urgent need to implement the recommendations of a recent report on services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder.
A delay in the construction of modular theatres at Merlin Park Hospital has been described as a serious “cock-up” and “a disaster”.
Irish politics needs more women. With the upcoming Local Elections, we are presented with a great opportunity to expand the number of women involved, especially as, currently, the national average of women’s representation at local councils is at 21 per cent.
If plans to introduce a 23 per cent VAT on health food supplements go ahead it will have "a detrimental effect on people's health" as the resultant price hikes will put such supplements beyond the reach of many consumers.
Galway has a "golden opportunity" to lead the way in planning and public transport solutions in the State, but only if it adopts an integrated public transport plan to reduce traffic, as part of a comprehensive masterplan for the city.