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Prize money at the Galway Races will total a record-breaking €2.3 million next month as the country's largest horse racing event celebrates its 150th summer festival.
Despite a majority of public submissions being against the Galway City Council's proposed busking by-laws last year - conservatively more than 95 per cent against - the council proceeded to vote in the new laws, only to have them revoked recently, due to a technical error on the council's part.
City Hall's controversial bye-laws to severely restrict and limit busking along Shop Street and Willamsgate Street must be "passed and implemented without delay" according to the Galway City Business Association.
A proactive and creative collaboration between several local business groups resulted in Galway being named the Best City in Ireland at the Bank of Ireland - Enterprise Town Awards in Kilkenny.
Galway will light up tomorrow night for the festive season when the city gets lit like never before. As the Christmas Market opens in Eyre Square, the city lights will be turned on at various points through the heart of the city, bringing an unique experience.
Galway businesses are joining forces to make Christmas extra special this year.
An iconic Festive Light and Colour Experience is coming to Galway this Christmas. It will be family focused and will include; an official Light-up Ceremony, large Lighting Installations and Projections on iconic buildings. The magnificent Lighting Features will act as beacons and attraction points. They will navigate visitors throughout the city while providing interactive photo opportunities in some of the most photographed city centre landmark locations. These are spectacular Christmas decorations that are all LED lit, making them very energy efficient.
More than 500 construction jobs will be created in the city centre next spring when work begins on the €100m Bonham Quay project. An Bord Pleanála this week approved plans by local developer Gerry Barrett to proceed with the substantial office development overlooking Galway docks.
Hurling fever has taken hold of Galway as the county prepares to tackle Limerick in this Sunday's decider at Croke Park, when Micheál Donoghue's senior men travel to Dublin, looking to secure back-to-back titles for the first time since 1988.
The GCBA are delighted to be working this year with the Galway City Council & local business owners to bring you the All-Ireland Hurling Minor & Senior Finals LIVE on the Big Screen in Eyre Square on 19th August.