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The deputy-director for the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Dr Vinodh Jaichand, has called on all players mentioned in a recent report investigating allegations of racism in the Galway taxi industry to act responsibly, to work to restore the human rights of all, and to avoid a type of “taxi apartheid”.
A new report researched and compiled by the Irish Centre for Human Rights, has been slammed as being poorly presented, biased, and likely to cause a deeper “wedge” between Irish drivers and multi-cultural drivers.
A new website has been launched this week by the Galway Taxi Association providing a forum for customers to make complaints or suggestions and for taxi drivers to remain informed about issues affecting the industry.
A scarcity of taxis is a disaster for a city’s occupants. Especially for a city as wet and often miserable as Galway. At night it leads to queues, long waits, and when you add that to alcohol, fights.
Galway taxi drivers have united under the banner of the Galway Taxi Association and will be holding a ‘Day of Action and Petition’ on Saturday.
Councillors are set to demand that city manager Joe MacGrath resign as a member of The Commission for Taxi Regulations Advisory Council at the next Galway City Council meeting.
Galway taxi drivers will be hoping City Hall will implement most of their recommendations for new taxi ranks around the city when they meet with city manager Joe MacGrath next week.
Within the coming weeks, Galway city could have 59 new taxi ranks with another set due to come on stream before the end of the year.