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Back to the future with Fianna Fáil?

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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.

European Capital of Culture should provide a lasting legacy, say councillors

Providing permanent structures for culture to flourish, such as a school of music and performing arts, would be the ideal legacy for a city that will be putting forward a bid for the European Capital of Culture 2020, a bid which requires support from all sectors.

Councillors criticise ‘illogical’ rent payments for library buildings

City councillors have called for the council to examine the possibility of acquiring permanent buildings to house library services instead of the “illogical” practice of paying rent of nearly €350,000 a year.

Galway City Council to examine investment in Knock airport

The Galway City Council is to join up with six other local authorities in examining an investment opportunity in Ireland West Airport Knock in the hopes that increased passenger numbers will lead to further development of business and tourism throughout the county.

Council to examine sewage health hazard at Ballinfoyle Park

Galway City Council is to produce a comprehensive report on the sewerage system in the Ballinfoyle Park area amid reports of sewage oozing out in back gardens and green areas.

Bill for storm damage and repairs to rise by €135,000

As storms continue to bombard Galway city and coastline the bill for the cost of repairs, continues to rise with an extra €135,000, on top of the original estimation of €1.3 million, needed to reinstate and improve rock armour.

€3 million needed to prevent Silverstrand being washed away

A sum of €3 million is required to put in necessary protection measures in the Sailín/Silverstrand area where constant coastal erosion and future severe storms could result in the beach and the cliff face being completely washed away.

Build new mental health unit at Merlin Park, urges former forum vice chair

A proposal to build a 50 bed mental health unit on an already congested UHG site is senseless when a “perfect location” exists among 150 acres at Merlin Park, a former vice chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum claimed this week.

City councillors to seek independent legal advice as bin row continues

Independent legal advice is being sought by city councillors who continue to plead with city manager Brendan McGrath not to continue with plans to privatise the household waste collection service.

Councillors’ concern over household allowance ahead of Irish Water transfer

The impending transfer of water services to Irish Water has caused great concern among city councillors with many now calling on the Government to insure that each resident is provided with an adequate allowance and there is a flexible approach to determining that allowance.

 

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