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Conference to explore the economic potential of the sea

The potential for sea food, sea technology, sea energy, and ports/harbours in generating economic growth, will be the subjects of the inaugural Bright Blue Sea Conference.

Future of Galway Port development hinges on policy wording says Walsh

The future of plans for the redevelopment of Galway Port depends on the wording of a ports policy statement due to be considered by the Cabinet in the coming weeks.

The General Post Office

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Records show that post office business has been conducted in the Eglinton Street area since the 1850s. The Ordnance Survey map of 1872 shows the ‘Postal and Telegraph Office’ in the house at the corner of Francis Street and Daly’s Place, where Emerson & Conway solicitors are today. Prior to 1885, the local postmaster Mr Cornwall provided the premises but, as business expanded, the building became too small. It could not accommodate parcels and a separate outside premises for a parcel office was rented at a cost of £15 a year.

Time for the Volvo legacy to result in port development

What would Roy Keane make of it all? Getting up out of the warm beds at ungodly hours of the morning to stand by the dockside, singing The Fields of Athenry and ole ole and clapping in boats from far flung corners of the globe. He’d raise the eyes of heaven and say that it’s not good enough boy, that we shouldn’t be clapping in small boats, that we deserve better; that we should be staying in our beds til we get the massive boats we deserve, the oil tankers, the cruise liners, ships that act as midfield generals, ships that won’t be blown around in the wind on the sea, bossed by waves or bigger boats. He’d tell us to cop on and get back into the leabas.

Time for the Volvo legacy to result in port development

What would Roy Keane make of it all? Getting up out of the warm beds at ungodly hours of the morning to stand by the dockside, singing The Fields of Athenry and ole ole and clapping in boats from far flung corners of the globe. He’d raise the eyes of heaven and say that it’s not good enough boy, that we shouldn’t be clapping in small boats, that we deserve better; that we should be staying in our beds til we get the massive boats we deserve, the oil tankers, the cruise liners, ships that act as midfield generals, ships that won’t be blown around in the wind on the sea, bossed by waves or bigger boats. He’d tell us to cop on and get back into the leabas.

Port plan launched in a sea of positivity

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In every era in history, there is watershed in which what was acceptable before is no longer the norm, that what was expected is no longer expected, that what was tolerated was no longer allowed to be the dominant way of thinking.

Tomorrow's port announcement is most significant in history of Galway

When they come to write the history of Galway 100 years from now, we can be fairly sure that the legacy of an event tomorrow (Friday) will be writ large on those pages.

New €200 million Galway Harbour redevelopment plan goes on public display

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International cruise liners and yachts boosting the local economy as well as major enhancements and growth in port business activity could be a reality in just over six years if the €200 million redevelopment of the new Galway Harbour gets the go-ahead, and the public will have the chance to play their part in the future of the port this weekend.

Keep Salthill tidy ahead of Power Boat Race says Walsh

Salthill needs to look its best for next month’s Round Ireland Off Shore Power Boat Race, so the Galway City Council must put in measures to keep the streets clean the bins emptied regularly.

Public urged to support development of docks for cruise ship traffic

City businesswoman and chairperson of the Galway City and County Enterprise Board Mary Bennett is urging people to get behind the city authorities to help fast-track the development of Galway docks.

 

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