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Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm industry giant.

Coveney must ‘withdraw completely’ from fish farm decision, says Welby

Marine Minister Simon Coveney must “withdraw himself totally” from any decision making regarding controversial plans to locate a giant salmon fish farm in Galway Bay.

Storm waves would have destroyed fish farm and bay, say salmon groups

Waves such as those which lashed the west coast last week would have destroyed the proposed fish farm in the bay and caused serious ecological damage to the wild salmon gene pool, opponents to the project have claimed this week.

Welby warns of higher costs and red-tape under new building regulations

Excessive red tape, higher costs, and the exclusion of professional engineers and architects with decades of experience, will result under the Government’s new building regulations.

Rural Galway to protest at Labour conference

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Rural Galway will be out in force at next weekend’s Labour party convention, protesting against what it sees as the “attacks on rural communities” being pursued by the party in Government.

Permission granted for all weather sports pitch in Oughterard

The Galway County Council has granted planning permission for an all-weather pitch facility in the grounds of St Paul’s Secondary School, Oughterard.

Welby welcomes next stage of Oughterard sewage plant

The next stage in the construction of the new sewerage treatment plant for Oughterard is vital as it will tackle pollution in Lough Corrib and improve business in the town.

Put pressure on for Oughterard sewage treatment plant says Welby

The Galway County Council has advertised for consultants to draw up contract documents for the design, building, and operation of the new sewage treatment plant for Oughterard.

New Left grouping emerges on new county council

A new independent and left leaning political grouping has emerged on the Galway County Council to challenge the Fianna Fail and Fine Gael camps.

 

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