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Over the years there have been many so called “safe investments”, however forestry seems to have been overlooked by many as a safe investment until now. Forestry is an important asset to our country, for both financial and climatic reasons, and the Government has recognised this.
The abortion referendum at the end of the month may be dominating political discourse at the moment, but behind the scenes the issue really vexing, and increasingly troubling, the Government is the ongoing saga of Brexit.
On December 7 1922, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker ).
This year marks 100 years since women were first allowed to cast a vote at the ballot box in Ireland, after a long campaign by women including Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington.
The US navy is to name a destroyer after Ballyhaunis native Patrick Gallagher. The USS Gallagher, as it will be called, will be built in Maine.
In January of this year, Lieutenant Colonel Caimin Keogh assumed command of An Chéad Cath battalion in Renmore’s Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa Barracks. As a Galway-man Lt Colonel Keogh is immensely proud to lead his home-town battalion, as he told me when I sat down with him in his office on Monday afternoon.
Toyota will phase out diesel engines from all its passenger cars except the Land Cruiser (+ HiLux and Proace) in 2018, and will focus on what it describes as more environmentally sustainable vehicles, led by self-charging hybrid electric cars.
Toyota Ireland has kicked off 2018 as the best-selling car brand in the country, thanks to significant demand for its hybrid range. The Japanese carmaker closed out January with a 11.83 per cent market share, garnered through the sale of 4,393 passenger vehicles, 48 per cent of which were hybrids.
During my 33 years, Galway has changed from a large town to a small city. But we haven’t done a good job of managing that change. Housing estate after housing estate has sprung up with little additional services in the form of public transport, cycle lanes, community centres or local businesses. Jobs were located in business and industrial parks far away from where people lived.