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The Galway City Council’s 2015 budget “ignores the most serious social problem affecting the city and disregards the plight of people in our city who have nowhere to sleep on a nightly basis.”
The Rental Accommodation Scheme is a waste of time, that is according to a number of city councillors who called for major change to properly address the housing crisis which has gripped the city and left many families with young children homeless.
A mother of young children, including a baby born 26 weeks premature, is the latest victim of the city’s housing crisis, which has seen rising rents, lack of housing, and the refusal of landlords to accept rent allowance force many families to seek the emergency assistance of the housing section at Galway City Council.
Commercial activity in Eyre Square is to be severely curtailed following representations made by Fianna Fail city councillor Ollie Crowe who pressed the Galway City Council to respect ratepayers and revoke any commitments already made.
Thousands of JobBridge interns are being exploited through “inadequate regulation” of the scheme, which is also harming actual job creation.
Ollie Crowe has conceded that Fianna Fáil will only be coming back with three seats in the new Galway City Council, the same number the party had at the start of this election campaign.
The way people vote in local elections, and their motivations, have, changed considerably, and it is a trend mainstream parties need to take heed of.
After more than a year of campaigning for its return, the seven day burial service is due to be restored by the end of this year, according to city councillor Ollie Crowe who described it as the “right outcome”.
The four new traffic junctions in the city, some of which have been left “almost in a wild state”, will undergo significant landscaping works from next week with the view to bringing them up to standard and attractive for visitors by end of May.
Galway city manager Brendan McGrath has confirmed that he remains “steadfast to see the return” of the seven day burial service, however, due to staffing and budget issues it will take a number of months before the service returns.