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Salmon Weir pedestrian and cycle bridge to open by spring

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Galway City Council this week turned the first sod for the construction of the iconic new Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge – the first new bridge to span the Corrib in over 30 years.

New pedestrian bridge will enhance Galway's iconic Salmon Weir

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Construction is expected to commence early next year on a new pedestrian and cycle bridge parallel to the existing Salmon Weir Bridge.

Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge granted planning permission

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A new pedestrian and cycle bridge, parallel to the existing Salmon Weir Bridge, has been granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála.

Could watchful eyes discourage littering, or even dog fouling?

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A number of young people from two youth groups in Galway city, the Cape Youth Project and Westside Youth Project, took part in a new anti-litter initiative recently.

The Salmon Weir Bridge

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The original purpose of the structure that is the Salmon Weir Bridge was to connect the new County Courthouse with the County Gaol on Nuns Island. Urban folklore has it that they built a tunnel under the river at the time in order to transfer prisoners from one building to the other, but why would they construct a crossing over and under the water at the same time? It does not make sense. The building of the seven span bridge started in 1818 and finished in 1819.

O'Reilly demands council take action on dog fouling

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"Every pavement, every park, is covered with dog excrement in various states of decomposition. It’s not acceptable and the council needs to act.” This is the view of the Green Party's Pauline O'Reilly.

Salmon Weir pedestrian bridge should instead by used for public transport

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A Fianna Fáil candidate is calling for the proposed new pedestrian bridge over the River Corrib to be instead used for vehicles, especially for public transport, and for the Salmon Weir Bridge to become pedestrianised.

City council supports EU funding for pedestrian bridge at Salmon Weir

The Galway City Council has thrown its support behind a proposed new pedestrian footbridge over the River Corrib, adjacent to the existing Salmon Weir Bridge and in front of the cathedral.

Salmon Weir pedestrian bridge will not make Galway 'pedestrian friendly city'

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Constructing a pedestrian bridge parallel to the Salmon Weir Bridge will not, of itself, make Galway a pedestrian friendly city, especially when the plans for the proposed new bridge have "severe limitations".

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