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A 50-metre competitive swimming pool could soon become a reality for Galway if an initiative of Cllr Pearce Flannery is backed by City Council.
Friends of Merlin Woods and signatories of the petition (nearly 7000 and rising, gathered both online. local areas and on Shop street Galway) to save the meadows welcome the decision of An Bord Pleanála to refuse the planning permission for development of Galway Hospice on the meadow and woodland of Merlin Park Woods an area zoned as Recreational and Amenity Land.
Salthill is being allowed to turn into a public caravan park with camper vans parked indiscriminately at various locations and tents pitched in public parks.
awareness of the need for green places, the link between health and our environment, the collapse of biodiverse species because of threats to habitats, it seems strange that somewhere like the meadows in Merlin Park Woods would be developed, but this is the case as we await the plans for the development of the new Galway Hospice site on one of Galway most biodiverse locations.
The transfer of ownership of the former St Anne’s Children’s Home in Lenaboy Castle, at Taylor’s Hill, from the Sisters of Mercy to the Galway City Council, has been agreed. However, there have been calls for an increased level of consultation with the people who resided there when it was a children’s home so that the sensitive history of the building can be recognised in its new use.
The new Council season commenced this week with some significant and positive announcements, not least of which is the acquisition of the new Childrens Cultural Hub at Lenaboy Castle (St Annes), Taylors Hill. I am delighted to preside as Mayor over this great news story for both the children of Galway and the cultural sector.
Meet Liam McCarthy at Galway Memorial Walk
Work to improve the state of Galway city's roundabouts will be completed over the next few weeks according to the Galway City Council.
It’s been some year for one year — but what about 2017? This week I take a look into my crystal ball and see what’s lying in wait for us.
COPE Galway, a local charity providing social services in the city and county, has launched the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out where 25 of Galway’s business and community leaders will spend 12 hours on the streets of Galway to raise funds and awareness for local homelessness services.