Search Results for 'Cllr Niall McNelis'

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Traffic delay warning as stop/go in place as Lough Atalia ahead of road lowering

Motorists are being warned of possible traffic delays caused by a stop/go system at Lough Atalia bridge to facilitate site investigations ahead of a major road lowering project due to begin next January.

Watch out for the SmartBins

Fret not if you’re walking down Shop Street these days and find yourself accosted by the new superdooper solar powered state of the art spanking new type of street bins. The Smartbins are solar powered so that means they’ll be grand these days when you could fry an egg on the head of a tourist, but might be useless come the dark days of November when the birds are falling off the trees with the hunger…and the birdshot.

Run Leisureland as a business and with innovation, say councillors

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.

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.

Locations of bike scheme docking stations ‘utter madness’

The locations of the 19 docking stations for the Regional Cities Bike Share Scheme have been described as “utter madness”, as they are too close together in the city centre and should be spread out across the city to encourage more cycling.

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.

Bill to repair city storm damage could top €1.3 million

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The bill for reinstating the city’s coastline and Leisureland in Salthill to its pre-storm condition will come to more than €1.3 million, according to a preliminary estimate of costs which was presented at the Galway City Council meeting on Monday.

Councillors agree to WDC request for Solas funding

It had seemed that the Solas Art House Cinema was in trouble yet again this week after councillors expressed serious concern over a request by the Western Development Commission (WDC) that Galway City Council funding of €200,000 be directed to it rather than the projects committee.

Mind those buoys, boys — McNelis

A City councillor has appealed to students not to destroy the ring buoys which have helped save the lives of many people in and around Galway, and nationally.

City car parking costs to be slashed in January

Despite cuts across the board in the Galway City Council’s budget for 2012, councillors have decided to give local businesses and shoppers a lift in the New Year.

 

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