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"When Autumn comes and more workplaces are open alongside schools and colleges we need to have increased walking and cycling for transport to work in this city. This will be needed alongside adapted but reliable public transport and personal car use, or we may be facing transport issues like we've never seen before."
Achill based Cllr Paul McNamara has said that he fears that two beaches on the island at Keel and Dooagh are in danger of potentially being washed away if another big storm comes.
Much has been said over the years about what a positive impact Ireland West Airport has on the region — but now that impact has been quantified, with the revelation that it is feeding hundreds of thousands of visitors to the greater Galway region. On top of this, the airport opens this decade as a key driver of investment, located as it is on a 600-acre strategic development zone that is set to create thousands of jobs in the next ten years.
An East Galway TD has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Transport that he has received a copy of the Rail Review, an assessment of the business case for the proposed extension of the Western Rail Corridor.
Residents at Garrai Glas estate in Athenry could soon be benefiting from new works to provide safer access to the Tuam Road for both drivers and pedestrians.
An East Galway TD has welcomed news that the appraisal into the viability of extending the Western Rail Corridor is to be presented to the Department of Transport this month.
Some €3 million has been allocated for the planning and design of a new greenway linking Galway and Athlone, which will ultimately form part of a 270km cycling route stretching to Dublin.
Fianna Fáil Local Election Candidate for the Ballina Municipal District, Eamon Moore, is calling for Mayo County Council to apply to the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for specific roads funding for the Ceide Coast, incorporating Killala, Lacken and Ballycastle.
The Cashel Village Enhancement Group, which is part of the Cashel Women’s Group based on Achill Island, is launching a petition to ask Mayo County Council and the Department of Transport to evaluate three bridges located in the village on the R319.
Councillors from the Fine Gael party have hit out at fears expressed by independent councillor, Michael Holmes, that cost overruns in the National Children's Hospital project in Dublin could see funds earmarked for the N5 roads project diverted from it.