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Paying €500 million for the 16.5km N6 Galway outer bypass, which works out at €30 million a kilometre, is an "obscenity", particularly when the road will do little to solve traffic congestion in the city, and when there are "cheaper, cleaner, and more sustainable solutions".
At least 15,000 people are now on the Galway City Council's housing waiting list, at a time when the council only has enough money to build 13/14 houses in Knocknacarra, but no permission from the Government to actually build them.
Farcical scenes erupted for the second Galway City Council meeting in succession this week as Councillor Padraig Conneely continued his campaign for retribution against Councillor Michael Crowe.
Councillors at this week's City Council meeting agreed the people of Galway are in favour of sustainable transport solutions as opposed to the suggested inner city bypass, but could not agree on what form such solutions should take.
Election 2016 is the first general election in the State where parties have to ensure 30 per cent of their candidates are female, or face financial penalties, and now a campaign group is calling on Galway women to put themselves forward for election to Dáil Éireann.
Two things strike Insider immediately about the recently selected Fianna Fáil Galway West ticket for Election 2016 of TD Éamon Ó Cuív, county councillor Mary Hoade, and former city councillor John Connolly - and what is says about the party is not positive.
After a “most unfortunate” delay of more than seven years, the Galway City Council this week confirmed it is preparing a draft/master plan for South Park, which is to be presented to councillors for approval in September.
Councillor Catherine Connolly has welcomed the support of the Regional Health Forum regarding her motion suggesting the Forum receive an urgent report on what steps have been taken by HSE West to remedy the position of the psychiatric unit in Galway. Ms Connolly was speaking in relation to the ongoing health and safety concerns of the staff and those of the Mental Health Commission.
After a "most unfortunate" delay of more than seven years, the Galway City Council this week confirmed it is preparing a draft/master plan for South Park, which is to be presented to councillors for approval in September.
He admits Election 2016 "will be fiercely fought", but Labour's Galway West TD Derek Nolan is determined to make "a passionate, positive case" on the doorsteps over the coming months in an all-out effort to defend his Dáil seat.