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Rinville Park boasts the county’s first outdoor gym

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The first outdoor public gym in Galway will be unveiled in Oranmore on Monday.

Two million investment for Galway City Outer Bypass ‘Plan B’

In spite of challenges before the Supreme Court to the Galway City Outer Bypass, funding of €2 million has been made available to develop revised plans and a planning application for the controversial roadway.

Westmeath gets just 2.3pc of national road improvement money

Westmeath is to receive just under €8m for the maintenance and upkeep of its regional and local roads, out of a national allocation of €332m, it was revealed this week.

Specific roads grants projects funding announced for the county

The details of a number of specific roads grants made by the Department of Transport for schemes in Mayo was announced recently. Minister of State in that Department, Michael Ring, made a number of announcements on the schemes. Each of the three town councils in the county in Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport will receive a block grant of €161,300. Eight Mayo roads will have been given grants under the Low Cost Safety Scheme, with €30,000 allocated to the Westport to Louisburgh road (R335). €15,000 allocated to Saleen Quay (R313-Belmullet to Blacksod road), €30,000 allocated to Corradrish (L1324-near Bonnifinglas, Foxford), €50,000 allocated to Bohaun (R323-Knock to Kiltimagh road), €20,000 allocated to Moyne (R334-Cross to Headford road), €3,000 allocated to the Windy Gap (L1721-Castlebar to Lahardane road), €21,000 allocated to Kilkelly to Lowpark (LP1304/LP1904). and €70,000 to Bonniconlon (R294).

O’Mahony hands over study group report on future of Knock airport

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John O’Mahony TD, who is the joint-chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications, this week handed over a report on the Ireland West Airport Knock to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and to Minister for the Environment, Leo Vardakar.

Council must take advantage to attract cycling tourism

Galway has serious potential to become a cycling tourism hub and the Galway City Council must take advantage of sustainable transport opportunities to make this a reality.

Goverment slammed for ‘shameful’ exclusion of west from major EU infrastructure funding

MEP for Ireland North West - Midlands, Pat the Cope Gallagher, has slammed the Irish Government’s decision to “totally ignore the entire western region” from the Trans European Transport Network as “shameful”.

Grealish concerned over new driving licence requirements

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New driving licence requirements will make it difficult for Irish people living abroad to renew or replace their licence according to Independent Galway West TD Noel Grealish.

Airport site should be made into major sports stadium for the west says Carroll

A 25,000 seater stadium for use by rugby, soccer, and the GAA, along with a sports centre of excellence, should be the aim of any future plans for the Galway Airport site in Carnmore.


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