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Fianna Fáil look set to challenge for three seats in Connemara in May’s Local Elections, but there will be no return to the party’s former dominance of the area.
Fine Gael will hold its 2014 Local Election selection convention for Connemara tomorrow FR at 8.30pm in The Boat Inn, Oughterard.
The motor tax office at Galway County Council will from tomorrow no longer issue or renew driving licences or learner permits as the responsibility will be transferred to the National Driving Licensing Service (NDLS) centres as part of the Government’s plans to centralise the system and bring in more stringent security measures.
The Minister for Finance is being urged to either retain the nine per cent VAT rate or introduce a lower rate in support of the hospitality and tourism sectors as well as retaining and creating jobs.
The development of the Clifden Sewerage Scheme has taken a significant step forward this week after Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, gave the Galway County Council the go-ahead to sign contracts with successful tenderers ensuring that this vitally important project will commence as soon as possible.
The much anticipated Connemara Greenway project, which involves 52 kilometres of walking and cycling route from Clifden to Oughterard, was given an extra boost this week after a funding grant of €25,000 was allocated to the project.
After many years of waiting Clifden is to finally get a new post-primary school following the allocation of funding which was announced yesterday. A number of other schools in the county will also benefit from extensive refurbishment works.
The Connemara Greenway Project, a scheme estimated to cost €9.2 million and involves 52 kilometres of walking and cycling route from Clifden to Oughterard, could be stopped in its tracks if a disgruntled landower makes good on his vow to go all the way to oppose it.
Fine Gael councillor Eileen Mannion is urging consumers to try to do as much of their Christmas shopping locally this Christmas.
A Fine Gael councillor has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, that the Reserve Defence Forces will stay in Clifden.