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Prefabricated homes are not the answer to housing crisis says Kitt

It is “incomprehensible” that “prefab buildings are being considered” as a response to the housing crisis, and “illustrative of the utter failure of Government to take the problem seriously”.

Relief in sight for Ballina communities hit by water outages

A €5 million upgrade to water pipes in the Ballina and Knockmore area looks set to finally get the green light.

City council left with €26 million loan repayments

A Government-led initiative encouraging local autorities to buy land to build social housing and create construction jobs collapsed along with the economy, leaving the Galway City Council with banks of land and loans of more than €26 million.

Irish Water to invest €37.5 million in Galway

More than €37.5 million will be invested in water and wastewater infrastructure throughout the county as part of the Irish Water Proposed Capital Investment Plan 2014-2016.

Why Galway needs a directly-elected mayor

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With the prospect of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin still a possibility - Environment Minister Phil Hogan said there will be no plebiscite in May but the four Dublin councils can reconsider the issue after the Local Elections - Insider contemplates what such a role could bring to Galway city.

‘We shouldn’t have to pay for water, twice’ says Emrich

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Water charges are not about water conservation, but about profit as the as yet unknown standing charge will have to be paid even if a household uses no water.

Polling Stations to open from 7am on May 23

People across Galway county and city will be going to the polls, to elect local councillors and MEPs, between 7am and 10pm on Friday May 23.

Welby warns of higher costs and red-tape under new building regulations

Excessive red tape, higher costs, and the exclusion of professional engineers and architects with decades of experience, will result under the Government’s new building regulations.

Uncertain future for Westmeath Community Development

It has a turnover of €4.75m and gives out an average of €1m per year in LEADER funding but the future of Westmeath Community Development is uncertain.

Councillors refuse to extinguish fight for South Connemara fire station

Galway county councillors have refused to give up their fight to ensure that the people of South Connemara receive their fair share and benefit from the basic life-saving service that an additional fire station in an area such as Carraroe could provide.


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