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Arts Council is set to invest €2.6 million in Galway arts organisations

The Arts Council is to invest €2.6 million in Galway based arts organisations in 2015, with the Galway county and city council also to receive a grant of more than €76,000 for their arts services.

Could Ó Cuív use the free bus pass for the next election?

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If Dáil Éireann goes to full term, and the General Election comes, not this year, but in April/May 2016, three sitting Oireachtas members in Connacht would be able to travel around their respective constituencies for free using their bus passes.

Pat Egan gave a lifetime of service to the GAA

There was a sense of an end of an era in Galway football circles in many regards last week when the news filtered through that former Galway football chairman Pat Egan had died following a long battle with illness.

Train not coming down track so back the greenway, county councillors are told

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has made it clear the Western Rail Corridor will not be extended and calls have now been made on Galway county councillors to develop plans for a greenway on the disused railway route.

Corofin do enough to book semi-final place

Galway county football champions Corofin went to Ruislip with one job and one job only - qualify for the upcoming All-Ireland semi-final for the sixth time in the club's history.

Airport buy-in scheme still at due diligence stage

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The proposed purchase of a major equity stake in Ireland West Airport Knock is currently at its due-diligence stage. The proposed purchase of a 17.5 per cent stake in the airport by seven local authorities (Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, and Galway county council and Galway city council) for €7.3 million has received backing in principal from all the seven local authorities so far. Last week saw Sligo County Council appoint the consultants who will carry out the due diligence investigations into the proposal, which would see the airport shed its current bank debt.

Gort favourites to advance

The Galway county senior hurling championship continues this Sunday in Kenny Park, Athenry, at 2pm with the meeting of south Galway neighbours Beagh and Gort in the county semi-final.

Councillors say the Galway County Council should not collect Irish Water debts

There was consternation among some councillors at this weeks meeting of the Galway County Council over reports that local authorities will be forced to collect debts on behalf of Irish Water.

Councillors support free parking across the county for the month of December

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’This is our time to stand up and deliver for small struggling businesses right across County Galway.’’ The words of Fine Gael councillor Jimmy McClearn who spoke passionately on behalf of the local business community at Monday’s meeting of the Galway county council.

Des Joyce co-opted onto Galway County Council

Galway county councillors paid warm tributes to Des Joyce after he was co-opted on to the council at this week’s local authority meeting. Mr Joyce fills the seat which was left vacant by Independent representative Michael Fitzmaurice following his elevation to the Dail. Mr Fitzmaurice was elected to the county council earlier this year to represent the Tuam municipal district but won the Dail by-election held in Roscommon/South Leitrim following the departure of Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan to Europe.

 

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