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Hanley defends councillors' decision not to lower LPT

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The decision by councillors not to lower the Local Property Tax rate in the city has come in for sharp criticism, but Monday's vote was defended by the Social Democrats' Owen Hanley, who said there were "reasons to increase LPT" in order to ensure the "State provides good services".

'The best chance of returning two candidates is to run just two'

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For the first time since 1961, Fianna Fáil looks set to run only two candidates in Galway West at the next General Election, expected to take place in spring of 2020.

City council to take control of Lenaboy Castle

The Galway City Council has voted to proceed with the acquisition of Lenaboy Castle in Salthill.

More than thirty stray horses rounded up in city in 2018

A total of 35 wandering horses have been lifted by joint Garda and local authority swoops on city housing estates in the past 12 months.

€10 million investment to repair and replace Galway’s ‘crumbling’ water mains

Nineteen kilometres of damaged water mains across Galway city are to undergo repairs and replacement following the announcement of a €10 million investment by Irish Water and the Galway City Council.

€10 million investment to repair and replace Galway's 'crumbling' water mains

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Nineteen kilometres of damaged water mains across Galway city are to undergo repairs and replacement following the announcement of a €10 million investment by Irish Water and the Galway City Council.

Light rail a waste of time for Galway, says Larkin

A city councillor says debating about whether Galway would benefit from the installation of a light rail system is a “waste of time”.

Drop in community Garda numbers ‘appalling’ says Farrell

The number of community gardaí in Galway has fallen from 21 in 2011 to 12 in 2017, a decrease of some 33 per cent, an statistic one local politician has called “appalling” and “shocking”.

Galway now 'most expensive city' outside Dublin in which to buy a house

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The average house price in Galway now stands at €245,000 - the highest of any city in the State outside Dublin - and a 8.9 per cent increase in house prices compared with the same time last year.

 

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