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INSIDER HAS observed the workings of many Galway city councils over the decades. It is an interesting, if not enlightening experience, to visit City Hall and sit in the public gallery to watch the mechanics of a council meeting.
A book of condolence has been opened at City Hall for former minister and city mayor, TD and Minister Bobby Molloy after his death at the weekend at the age of 80. Mr Molloy was laid to rest in The New Cemetery Bohermore yesterday (Wednesday) following funeral mass in Galway Cathedral.
“Disgusting” and “outrageous” is how a city councillor has branded a decision to cease running a long-standing school bus service from Westside to Claddagh from mid-October, adding that it seriously compromises City Hall’s plans to encourage greater use of public transport.
Discarded syringes and hypodermic needles is a problem around certain areas of Galway and City Hall must “immediately tackle” any reports of such discarded items.
More than 50 social housing units planned for Knocknacarra will not now be built until 2019 owing to demands from Department of Housing officials "placing blockages in the way" of what are "badly needed houses".
Sports clubs in the west of the city could eventually be in line for new grounds and facilities after City Hall agreed to a call from Knocknacarra councillor Donal Lyons to extend the area of Cappagh Park.
Plans for the long awaited and much needed renovation and regeneration of Blackrock diving tower in Salthill are close to finalisation and will go to public consultation before the end of September.
With events in full swing the Galway Pride Festival is proving to be a great success and it has still got some amazing events coming up.
IT PROMISES to be the biggest Pride festival Galway has yet seen, and there are only a few days to go before the Rainbow Pride flag is raised in Eyre Square for the festival's opening ceremony.
The local property tax rate set by the Galway City Council for those living within the city boundaries will be up for review in September and Cllr Mairéad Farrell is encouraging Galwegians to have their say on what she says is “a very important decision that directly affects us all”.