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Members of the public are being encouraged to make submissions in relation to the route options for the Galway to Athlone cycleway. Aisling Dolan, Senator for Roscommon-Galway is backing two routes of the five Corridor Options being circulated by the Galway to Athlone Project Team – the Green Route and the Blue Route. Both of those routes come close to Ballinasloe and will be going through Roscommon potentially along by the Shannon towards Shannonbridge.
Some 26 cyclists of all ages and abilities departed from Loughnane & Quinn Memorial Hall in Labane, Ardrahan, in a socially distanced fashion to cycle a section of the route of the old Galway to Limerick road.
Galway East TD and Minister for Digital Development Seán Canney has congratulated Galway County Council on securing €45,000 in vouchers to install public WiFi hotspots around the county.
There are 165 vacant council units in the county boundaries of Galway, a situation that has led one general election candidate to declare that with "thousands of people on housing waiting lists", the situation is now at "emergency levels".
The Loughrea Arts, Recreation, and Culture group (LARC) is pushing ahead with its mission of seeing the Town Hall reopened as a multifunctional space for the Loughrea Community.
Renua Councillor James Charity has labelled last week’s scenes at the monthly meeting of Galway County Council “utterly disgraceful,” and has called for live online streaming of all future meetings so that the public can view proceedings for themselves.
In the wake of the farcical scenes witnessed in the new Galway County Council chamber this week, local representative James Charity has called for live online streaming of meetings, so that the public can view proceedings for themselves.
The longest serving councillor on Galway County Council is dipping his toe into the national political spectrum once again. Well known Ardrahan representative Michael Fahy officially announced on Tuesday that he will run as an Independent candidate in the 2016 General Election.
The appointment of two senior local authority staff to Galway County Council and one to Galway City Council will “assist greatly in the delivery and roll-out of social housing”.
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.