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Residents in Barna have set up an action group due to their concerns over the proposed new Galway city bypass. The group will hold a public meeting in Barna Golf Club next Wednesday evening at 8pm.
An oral hearing in the city this week into plans for a €126 million expansion of Galway Harbour has heard that the development would greatly assist the economic growth of the city.
A development which could lead to the creation of as many as 1,000 jobs is far too important to be used as a ‘political football’ between rival Fine Gael interests in Galway and Limerick.
Calls for Galway Harbour Company’s port extension plans to be expediated grew yesterday after the cruise liner, Crystal Symphony, departed Galway Bay earlier than planned due to problems bringing passengers safely ashore resulting in an estimated €500,000 loss to the local economy.
As the primary source of local government funding, the business community’s priorities must become the drivers to ensure that Galway remains a pro-business environment where enterprise flourishes, that is according to president of Galway Chamber Frank Greene.
City councillors have refused to give approval to works to lower the road under Lough Atalia Bridge until proper consultation is carried out with businesses and locals affected by the estimated two-month closure of this major route and the details of a full transport management plan are provided.
Developers of the major Galway Harbour Extension will be asked to dig deep to contribute to the upgrading of Lough Atalia Road and replacement of Wolfe Tone Bridge to mitigate the significant wear and tear that will be caused by a significant increase in HGV movements, as well as agreeing to be subject to penalty clauses if the traffic management plan is not adhered to.
The bill for reinstating the city’s coastline and Leisureland in Salthill to its pre-storm condition will come to more than €1.3 million, according to a preliminary estimate of costs which was presented at the Galway City Council meeting on Monday.
For most of the time, it just sits there, the pretty backdrop to the postcard that is our city and county, calm and rocking, its gentle waves lovingly lapping at our coast like a friendly puppy. And because it has been such an acquiescent friend, we have tended to disregard all of its possibilities, the good and the bad.
ADAPT GALWAY, the coalition of visual arts organisations, is currently seeking proposals for contemporary visual art projects to take place in March 2014.