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No turning back for Weir despite the announcement of Grid West commission

Councillor Seamus Weir will not be reversing his decision not to run for Fine Gael in this May’s Local Elections, even with the announcement this week by the Minister for Environment, Pat Rabbitte, of a commission headed up by retired judge Catherine McGuinness to investigate the potential of undergrounding the Grid West Project.

County council vows to tackle Garda station closures

Westmeath County Council will write to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter, asking him to reverse the decision to close three rural Garda stations in the county.

Kilkenomics returns with laughter and economics

Following the sell out success of last year’s inaugural economics and comedy festival, Kilkenomics is set to return to Kilkenny from November 2 – 6. Kilkenomics aims to dispel confusion surrounding the current national situation by taking economics out of its conventional spaces and presenting the issues of the day in an accessible and entertaining manner to live audiences.

Annual €1,000 property tax per household deemed ‘fair’

The author of the Government commissioned An Bord Snip report has suggested that a general tax of €1,000 per head would be a fair approach in relation to property taxing in Ireland.

No to school bus charges

The proposal to introduce school bus charges of €500 per annum for primary school children who are currently entitled to free travel and an additional €200 per secondary school child has been condemned.

One Shot World bring back Stags and Hens

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ONE SHOT World are bring backing Willy Russell’s much-loved comedy Stags’N’Hens, which it staged in here two years ago to sell out crowds.

Glad there is no bypass

Dear Galway First,

An Bord Snip call to merge city and county council is illogical, say councillors

On August 1 1485, Pyerse Lynch was elected the first mayor of Galway city and his election allowed for the foundation of the Galway Corporation, now the Galway City Council.

 

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