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Countdown to election - who stands to win in Galway West?

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By late Tuesday morning there was little point in political anoraks hashtagging their Tweets with #GE17 anymore - unless they were tweeting along the lines of 'Well that's #GE17 averted then' - after Frances Fitzgerald resigned as Tánaiste, and spared the State a Christmas General Election.

O’Flaherty seeks support for ‘ambitious’ city waterway restoration plan

The Galway Waterways Association has submitted what one local councillor has called “an ambitious plan”, to restore and enhance the city’s network of rivers and canals, to the Galway 2020 team, as part of the preparations for its 2020 Capital of Culture designation.

Housing applicant left on waiting list since 2002 ‘reflective of a dysfunctional system’

The fact that a housing applicant on the waiting list since 2002, has never been offered either a council house or a house from a voluntary body, is “incredible” and “reflective of a dysfunctional system” both at a local and State level.

Housing applicant left on waiting list since 2002 'reflective of a dysfunctional system'

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That a housing applicant, on the waiting list since 2002, who has never been offered either a council house or a house from a voluntary body, is "incredible" and "reflective of a dysfunctional system" both at a local and State level.

Swimming ban at Ballyloughane branded ‘a disgrace’

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Bathing water at Ballyloughane Beach remains unfit for use because long standing commitments for remedial and repair works on two storm outflow drains - which pump water into the area - have not been carried out.

McDonnell calls on private operators to run bus service in east side of city

As the bus strike drags into its second week, a Galway city councillor is calling on private bus operators to look into providing transport services for the east side of the city.

Lyons condemns mysterious felling of trees in Lough Rusheen Park

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Almost 40 trees have been cut down across a 35 yard stretch of Lough Rusheen Park - the third such incident of the unauthorised felling of trees in public areas of Salthill/Knocknacarra over the last five months.

Allegations of ‘delay tactics’ and a lack of finance preventing social housing being built in Galway

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Allegations have been made that a mixture of “delay tactics”, no emergency planning, and a lack of finance in the Department of Housing are preventing 69 local authority houses from being built in Galway, as the city’s housing waiting list rises to almost 5,000 families.

1916 Rising memorial to be unveiled in Mervue

A memorial in honour of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, and featuring the Proclamation, will be unveiled in Mervue, between McDonagh Avenue and Clarke Avenue, on Wednesday December 7 at 1pm.

Hundreds at risk of being struck off housing waiting list warns Cubbard

More than 1,300 households on the housing waiting list risk being struck off under a new social housing needs assessment currently being carried out, Independent city councillor Mike Cubbard has warned.

 

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