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The Corrib Drainage Scheme

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The waterways of the city are of great engineering significance. Two major projects resulted in the waterways system which exists today. The first scheme was constructed between 1848 and 1858. Its primary purpose was to improve drainage thus reducing winter water levels and the areas of flooded land and also navigation, without any detrimental effect on the mills or fishery interests. So the Eglinton canal was built, the Claddagh Basin, the dredging of the Corrib, Gaol and Western rivers, tailraces, culverts, the weir and salmon pass and Steamer’s Quay at Woodquay

Galway gears up for Head of the River

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Galway’s premier rowing event, the annual Head of the River, takes place on Saturday next, March 16.

Kyne demands answers over fish farm proposals

Unless vital questions over sea lice, contamination of fish stocks, and issues of employment are addressed openly and publicly, the public cannot have any confidence in decisions made about the controversial fish farm for Galway Bay.

Deadline looms over future make up of Galway city electoral wards

With the deadline approaching for submissions to the Government’s local election boundary commission, the political shape of Galway is set to be noticeably changed before the end of the year.

Galway Bay fish farm criticised for environment and wild salmon risks

A storm is brewing over a large scale Galway Bay fish farm with opposition groups rubbishing earlier claims that the project will be a jobs and local economy boost saying it will instead lead to an environmental disaster, adversely affecting wild salmon stocks, and actually posing a risk to existing jobs.

Galway cannot be complacent about tourism, warn chiefs

Despite recent upbeat reports regarding an increase in overseas visitors to Ireland in 2011, Fáilte Ireland warned against any complacency in the tourism sector this year, during its annual tourism industry briefing for the Galway region held in the city last week

Spoiled for choice in the city centre at first auction of the season

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering the best choice ever of city centre properties at its first auction of the season which will take place in the Victoria Hotel on Friday September 24.

Crowe announces new €1 million pedestrian bridge for Galway

A new €1million pedestrian bridge is to be built over the Eglinton Canal, running from the Fisheries Field over to the grounds of NUI, Galway.

In the heart of Bushypark

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This home offers absolutely magnificent Corrib views and is within three miles of Galway city. Located in the heart of Bushypark, this residence enjoys splendid views from the entire front aspect not only of the Corrib River but also of Glenlo Abbey and golf course.

Glad there is no bypass

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