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A total of 2.13 million journeys were recorded on the Dublin/Galway rail line in 2019, the highest figures ever recorded on the route. This represents a 4.1 per cent increase on 2018.
The official programme launch of Galway 2020 - European Capital of Culture, will take place in Eyre Square on Wednesday September 18 at 6pm. The event is family friendly, free, and open to all.
Funding of €9.5 million is to be provided to Galway for protection works against flooding, as well as for works on the city’s waterways. The funding has been allocated by Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
CIE through its agent Cushman & Wakefield is seeking premium rental bids by competitive tender to redevelop the 8.2 acre Ceannt site in Galway city. The city centre site has long been a Galway landmark and is steeped in the history of the city with the adjacent rail station being built in 1851 with the completion of the Dublin-Galway rail line. Furthermore the site is strategically linked to Galway’s transport hub which will no doubt be an integral part of the development of Ceannt Quarter.
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that Galway County Council’s website Decade of Commemoration was one of the ten winning websites, chosen by the public, which they believe best record Irish life in 2016 and remember the events of 1916. The websites will be preserved in the NLI’s National Web Archive and were announced by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, at an award ceremony in the Library’s historic Kildare Street.
EIGHTY CHILDCARE providers in Galway city and county are to receive funding of more than half a million euro to assist with creating extra places for pre-school children.
EAMONN CEANNT - Galwayman, traditional musician, Republican leader, signatory of the 1916 Proclamation - will be commemorated and celebrated as part of The Galway Sessions 2016 festival.
Éamonn Ceannt, the Galwayman who was a signatory to the 1916 Proclamation will be honored at a special ceremony in the city this weekend, in what the organisers hope will become a yearly event.
A week-long festival commemorating the life of Eamon Ceannt, the only Galway-born leader of the Easter Rising, will be among a series of events taking place in Galway next year to mark the centenary of 1916.
The proposed re-development of Ceannt Station and Galway Harbour and the recent Supreme Court decision on Eyre Square are the main items on the agenda at Monday’s city council meeting.