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The Galway City Council’s 2015 budget “ignores the most serious social problem affecting the city and disregards the plight of people in our city who have nowhere to sleep on a nightly basis.”
We have an onus to make Galway more vibrant and enhanced for next generation, says chamber president
There is an onus on Galway to deliver to the next generation a more enhanced and vibrant city, the president of Galway Chamber told more than 200 business leaders who attended the Galway Chamber Business Briefing and the Galway Chamber Port Development Committee update on Monday.
The development of ‘Brand Galway’ and undertaking a review of major venues in the city to ensure a sucessful bid for the European Capital of Culture in 2020 are just some of the economic initiatives that are being promoted and funded in the Galway City Council draft Budget 2014.
Galway’s reputation as Ireland’s ‘culture capital’ has been called into serious question with the city relinquishing a major collection of Irish artworks, with controversy erupting over both the rationale for and handling of the decision.
Far from being idle or derelict, work is “proceeding satisfactorily” at the Solas Picture Palace site, and the group behind the project to bring an art house cinema to Galway is launching a major campaign to ensure its completion within the next year.
FC Schalke 04 are one of the most popular football clubs in Germany, but on June 5 their stadium will not be hosting a match, but performances by choirs, including Galway’s Cois Cladaigh.
A city that makes space for the arts, culture, and creativity through its public spaces and buildings is a city where quality of life improves and which becomes attractive to business and multi-nationals.