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Decent summer but city businesses are planning for a busy winter

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Businesses have enjoyed a busy summer in Galway City Centre. However, with Christmas approaching, it is a common conception amongst businesses that more needs to be done by the city council to encourage shoppers into the city.

Councillor calls for five year plan to tackle ageing roads and footpaths

City Councillor Declan McDonnell has urged Galway City Council to draw up a further five-year plan to tackle dangerous ageing roads and footpaths in the older residential areas of Galway.

Plan to ease Roscam rush-hour chaos welcomed by McDonnell

A new plan to ease rush-hour traffic chaos faced by people living in Roscam every morning has been welcomed by city councillor Declan McDonnell as ‘a good compromise’.

New Leisureland should be emblematic of new Galway

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Back in the mists on time (on my fifth birthday), the Galway Advertiser published its maiden issue with a then unheard-of colour front page photograph, showing a scaled drawing of the proposed Leisureland complex at Salthill. The headline written by my illustrious predecessor read ‘Galway In The 1970s.’

Progress being made on Ballyloughane beach toilets

Cllr Terry O’Flaherty has confirmed that progress is being made on finalising plans to provide new automated toilet facilities at Ballyloughane Beach.

Bridge sums up a week of pride for city and county

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There was never anything like the visit by the Yanks to get the best delph out in the house. The blue willow cups with the delicate handles and the immaculately-decorated plates which year round never saw our thick fingers, were paraded out to hold hot tea and Irish salads of ham and corned beef and scallions and ripe tomatoes. Lettuce not forget those days.

Plans for city cemetery progress despite some misgivings

Concerns about the location of a much-needed new cemetery for the city were raised at this week’s meeting of Galway City Council.

Appoint Clybaun Road traffic wardens now before children are killed, warns councillor

Galway City Council needs to expedite the appointment of school traffic wardens before someone is killed or seriously injured, a city councillor has warned.

Sandy Quarter to be transformative for city as consultation process gets underway

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The development of the Sandy Quarter project by the Land Development Agency could be transformative for the city, City Council Chief Executive Brendan McGrath said on Monday as a six-week consultation process got underway into the massive plan.


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