Search Results for 'Cllr McNelis'

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McNelis raises concerns over numbers of AIR B&Bs in the city

Many apartments in the city centre being run as Air B&Bs are not paying commercial rates or water charges, but are instead “reaping the benefits” of the hard work of rate payers in the accommodation industry in Galway.

Register to vote ahead of Eighth Amendment referendum

Following reports that up to 150,000 young people are not registered to vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment, Galway city councillor Niall McNelis, has urged young people to get on the Register.

McNelis calls for digital age of consent to be raised to sixteen

The commercialisation of personal data by social media companies, and the harvesting of such data by companies like Cambridge Analytica, show the need for stronger online protections for children and young people.

McNelis appointed Labour spokesperson on tourism

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Niall McNelis, the Galway city councillor and local businessman, has been appointed Labour Party spokesperson on tourism by party leader Brendan Howlin.

McNelis demands action over blocked drains

Following serious incidents of surface flooding at Fr Griffin Road and Newtownsmith last weekend, which saw drains clogged and pedestrians splashed by passing cars, a local councillor has called for action to be taken.

Should Aung San Suu Kyi be stripped of the Freedom of Galway?

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The world has watched in shock, horror, and dismay, as in less than a month, more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rahkine State in Myanmar, in what the United Nations has branded a military operation of ethnic cleansing.

Labour councillors demand Shane Ross 'get involved' in solving bus strike

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As the bus strike drags into its second week, Galway city Labour councillors will bring a motion to the next Galway City Council meeting in support of the striking Bus Éireann workers, and demanding the Government "immediately take action to resolve the dispute".

Public meeting on childcare costs

Childcare costs are often the second biggest financial burden after mortgage or rent repayments, and a public meeting, organised by the Labour Party, takes place next month.

Works to begin on Salthill playground at end of month

Erecting a “large fenced barrier” around the children’s playground at Toft Park in Salthill, “with no explanation or notice for how long it will be closed” or what works are planned for it “is not good enough”.

Repair work starts on Cappagh Park playground

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Following its closure due to vandalism and health and safety concerns, improvement works have begun on the playground in Cappagh Park.

 

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