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“A blight on the local landscape” and a haven for criminal activity and anti-social behaviour that need to be tackled and dealt with immediately.
Fixed rate water charges announced last nighty are only “‘a confidence trick” to “bribe hard-pressed families into paying, while Government pledges that Irish Water will not be privatised have met with scepticism from Galway councillors.
In the latest climbdown by the Government on its deeply unpopular water tax, charges are now set to be capped at €160 a year for families while a single adult household will pay an effective €60 rate.
With some 5,000 households in Galway on the housing waiting list, and the Simon Community seeing a 57 per cent increase in people seeking its services, the city is in the grip of a housing crises.
Having community wardens or gardaí out each day at peak traffic hours trying to stop rat running is impractical. Instead a permanent barrier at the Renmore Park junction is what is needed.
The Galway City Council can recruit a housing ethnic officer, an anti-social behaviour officer, and a caretaker for older tenants, as government money for such posts has been available since 2007.
If the Government is serious about providing a new primary school in Doughiska, then people in the area should not have to wait four years for it to be built.