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Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald made a whistle-stop visit to Galway last Thursday and, despite that day’s chaotic traffic and torrential rain, she found time to sit with me and talk about issues like Brexit, Stormont, and entering government in the Republic.
The emergence of racist and neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway has been linked with vandalism on the city's main mosque this week. However the public has stood firm with the Muslim community against any form of Islamophobia, while politicians have condemned the attack as "cowardly" and "dreadful".
Rents in Galway have jumped by almost 11 per cent in the county and 10 per cent in the city in the last year, according to the latest Daft.ie rental report, leading a Galway senator to demand Government intervention on the issue.
Environment Minister Simon Coveney must clarify if he has a conflict of interest in adjudicating on the lease application for the renewable energy test site proposed for Galway Bay, a Galway senator has demanded.
With 120 Galway families before the Repossessions Court in Galway recently due to mortgage difficulties, more families could find themselves in similar circumstances a Galway senator has warned.
Bus services from Galway city to Carnmore, Maree, and Annaghdown are "almost non-existent" and leaving people in these areas "cut-off and isolated", according to a Galway senator.