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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.
With three weeks to go to polling, there is much to play for across each of the three Galway city electoral wards. Poster campaigns are now in full flow and candidates are falling over each other for the affections of voters on the doorsteps.
The Irish Aviation Authority has confirmed the aviation licence for Galway Airport has been extended for a further month, according to Fianna Fáil city councillor Peter Keane.
Contracts for the Galway Airport are expected to be signed before the end of April, city manager Brendan McGrath told councillors at a meeting of Galway City Council on Monday.
Consuming alcohol in public parks or on beaches could see fines of €100 being imposed on drinkers, with failure to pay resulting in hefty increases of €1,500 and conviction before the District Court.
The power of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee has been further diluted by the resignation of two more TDs.
A city councillor has described as “appalling” the response of the Galway City Council to city traders whose businesses have been effectively destoyed by the recent storm surge.
The fight for national funding to provide even more sporting amenities and further promote community involvement at facilities such as the Knocknacarra Community Centre has been made even stronger by provisions in Budget 2014, according to Fianna Fáil city councillor Peter Keane.
Branded as a “noose” around Galway City Council’s neck, an audit report has found that Leisureland continues to lose money suffering a loss of more than €620,000 last year. However, this figure is being disputed by councillors on the facility’s board of directors who maintain the deficit is actually €180,000.
The opening hours for the new Knocknacarra Community Centre have been branded “totally inadequate” and “short-sighted and inconsiderate of the needs of the wider community”.