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City council approves loan for housing bodies to purchase properties

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The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan under the Capital Assistance Scheme for the acquisition of 11 properties by approved housing bodies.

Council marks passing of the former NSW premier Fahey

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The Galway City Council held a minute’s silence to mark the passing of the former premier of New South Wales, Australia, John Fahey.

'Galway has lost the plot'

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Galway city has no enforcement in relation to alcohol in public areas.

Corrib Great Southern set for demolition

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It is expected the derelict Corrib Great Southern Hotel will be demolished in the coming months.

Calls for re-opened Galway to be conducive to social distancing

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Calls have been made this week to change the streetscape of the city to make it more conducive to social distancing over the duration of the Covid-19 crisis.

Local authority questioned if it is rewarding developers

The Galway City Council has been questioned if it is rewarding bad behaviour by property developers, at the monthly meeting on Monday evening.

An Post exploring potential for William Street site to become dedicated city arts space

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An Post is examining the potential for developing its property off William Street - recently used as an exhibition venue by the Galway International Arts Festival - as an arts space for the city.

Busking bye-laws will 'damage' city's reputation warns Mayor

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Heavy restrictions on, and in some cases outright banning of, busking in Galway city centre, sends a message that is "damaging to our city, damaging to our reputation, and damaging to Brand Galway".

Dáil 100 exhibition launched in Galway as part of 'Dáil100' celebrations

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The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Galway is highlighted in an exhibition entitled Dáil 100, which is hosted by the Galway County Council, and which opened this week.

Menlo oarsmen

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One of the great sporting achievements of the last century was the remarkable success of a group of Irish speaking farmers and local men from Menlo. During a very wet spring when they could do little work on their farms or on the bog, as they watched rowing crews going up and down the river, a group of them decided to form a rowing club. They asked to become members of Menlo Emmetts Hurling Club and adopted the name. Many of them would have spent a lot of time on the river, but that did not mean they knew how to handle a racing boat. When they took their clinker out for the first time, it took them a good while to steady the boat. A local man watching, described them as “The Wobblers” and this name stuck for a few years.

 

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