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The one thing which has been clear from the outset of the life of the new Galway City Council has been that it will be different from the last couple of chambers.
A decision on the sale of the 1.9 hectare Royal Tara China site in Mervue has been deferred after city councillors raised concerns that the figure agreed of €535,000 was not good enough for such a prime site.
Leisureland has to be run like a business, with innovation and not with a civil service approach, that is the warning a number of councillors gave city council management after being informed the facility will now not open fully until early December.
Acrimonious and bitter allegations of “underhand” and “sneaky” behaviour has erupted between the centre-right political groups in City Hall, ahead of tomorrow’s first meeting of the new council.
An ultimatum has been given to the Lesiureland management that it either re-open the facility in October or face a vote of no confidence.
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.
The Quincentennial Park in Salthill is to be re-energised and opened up to visitors with the addition of the Circle of Life commemorative garden which received unanimous support by city councillors when it came before the council recently seeking approval under the Part VIII Planning and Development Act.
The board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group are awaiting the publication of the HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway (UHG) in October last year before a decision will be made as to what action, if any, will be taken against clinicians charged with her care.
The ghost of protests past is set to take form in the centre of the city today with members of the Occupy Galway movement holding a ‘Re-occupy Eyre Square event’ from midday today.
The appointment of the new city manager, Brendan McGrath, was unanimously passed by councillors at last Monday night’s council meeting, however many expressed disappointment that the post did not go to someone “in-house” while others questioned if the city was best served by having a total of seven city managers in the past 14 years.