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Get grass cutting now before it becomes overgrown, O’Flaherty tells City Council

Cllr Terry O’Flaherty wants the Galway City Council to get started on the seasonal grass cutting before green spaces around the city get too overgrown and unsightly.

New advocacy group imagines a healthier, more liveable city

In March 2020, a sudden halt to our daily routines encouraged us to explore and reexamine our local areas. Over the last year, our lives have been transformed, yet in many ways we are in the same position as we were one year ago. The public’s mental health and fortitude is waning, many businesses are struggling or have shut their doors, and there is a strong desire to reconnect with family and friends in a safe way. Recent figures showed that in 2021, only 0.1% of Covid-19 cases in Ireland were linked to outdoor transmission, underlining the importance of reconnecting with friends and family outdoors over the coming months.

Save Roscam Peninsula campaign says prioritise needs of families

In a impressively comprehensive submission to the Galway City Development plan 2023-2029 the Save Roscam Peninsula campaign has called on the City Council to protect the unique archaeological, cultural and open spaces of the Roscam Peninsula.

Scale of Augustine Hill reduced significantly in response to City Council planning requests

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The scale of the massive game-changing development Augustine Hill, to be located on lands adjacent to Ceannt Station, has been reduced significantly in a number of ways, in designs submitted in response to requests for further information from planners at Galway City Council.

Women city and county councillors form the Galway Women's Caucus

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Women councillors on both the Galway city and county councils have joined forces to establish the Galway Women's Caucus - a cross-party and cross-council group.

'I'm standing up to the bullies,' says Mayor as gardai hunt those who threatened him

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The past two weeks have given me a chance to meet with the Gardaí a number of times, assess my home and personal security and just make sure my family were okay. I needed the time and break away to find the head space to do this as it has been a very stressful period for our family.

McDonnell calls for five year plan for older areas of the city

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A five-year plan must be drawn up for improvement and upgrading works on footpaths, roads and drainage in Mervue, Shantalla, Bohermore, and Claddagh.

Two out of three houses council builds must be affordable, says McDonnell

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Two out of every three houses the Galway City Council builds in the coming years must be allocated to people qualifying under the affordable houses scheme.

Waiving fees for tables and chairs licences ‘meaningless’ with additional space, says Hanley

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Waiving the fees for outdoor tables and chairs licences for Galway pubs, restaurants, and cafés will prove “meaningless for most businesses” unless additional space is acquired to allow for the social distancing which will still be mandatory during the summer.

Two years on, how are our city councillors performing?

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The current membership of the Galway City Council started their term almost two years ago in a welter of controversy surrounding the forming of a political alliance to hold the balance of power (and positions) for the following five years.

 

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