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There is good news in the pipeline for Corrandulla residents who learned recently that their local health centre, which closed last year, will re-open.
Under threat of closure the popular award winning Kinvara Farmers’ Market is calling on the support of those who would like to see the continuation of this thriving community market to make submissions to its road closure application which will be adverised from today, March 6.
More than 250 people from community and voluntary groups from all around County Galway were honoured at the County Mayors Awards Ceremony on Tuesday in the Claregalway Hotel. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity around County Galway. Eleven Awards were up for grabs after a public call for nominations was made back in October.
The victory of Boston mayor elect Marty Walsh, the son of Connemara emigrants, has been hailed a “great day for Galway” by local representatives who predict a strengthening of ties between the two cities and a much anticipated visit to the west by April next year.
It costs Galway County Council €350 each time animal welfare staff round up a horse, according to officials who confirmed this week that funding for the control of horses has been reduced significantly, putting even extra pressure on an already strained service.
There has been €3.3 million approved to support Galway companies this year, according to Enterprise Ireland which insists that companies in the county are robust and are growing.
Local politicians and soccer legends were to the fore at the recent Galway Lawn Tennis Open Day Tennis Challenge.
Fáilte Ireland’s method of selecting the top towns and villages for the 2013 Tourism Towns Awards has been described as “lazy” by County Mayor Tom Welby as the criteria for entering does allow inclusion of hugely popular tourist towns such as Clifden, Oughterard, Spiddal, and others.
The west continues to have a strong influence on Dublin, according its Lord Mayor and Spiddal native Naoise Ó Muirí who addressed councillors at this month’s county council meeting, which was held in Oughterard on Monday.
The Galway branch of An Taisce has welcomed the commitment of Galway Council Council, and the support shown by many county councillors, to the development of the proposed Connemara Greenway and other “worthwhile” greenway projects which will not only provide vital amenities for local communities but also boost tourism and create jobs in hospitality.