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Leap card fares should be reduced to €1 on all Galway city bus routes during the Christmas shopping period, to encourage people to shop in Galway and to help reduce traffic congestion and the city's carbon emissions.
More than 300 people accessed homeless services in Galway in August, according to official figures released this week, a situation which has been described as "unacceptable" by People Before Profit Galway.
A protest march due to be held this weekend in Oughterard will not commence from the church grounds, after the parish priest said it was ‘unacceptable.’
An Post is examining the potential for developing its property off William Street - recently used as an exhibition venue by the Galway International Arts Festival - as an arts space for the city.
The decision by councillors not to lower the Local Property Tax rate in the city has come in for sharp criticism, but Monday's vote was defended by the Social Democrats' Owen Hanley, who said there were "reasons to increase LPT" in order to ensure the "State provides good services".
Heavy restrictions on, and in some cases outright banning of, busking in Galway city centre, sends a message that is "damaging to our city, damaging to our reputation, and damaging to Brand Galway".
The creation of an Irish National Health Service and the hiring of more frontline staff is the only way to tackle that the overcrowding in UHG, where, as of last week, 47 people were waiting on a hospital bed.
Security is to be tightened at the Masjid Maryam mosque on the Old Monivea Road, following an attack on the building which was widely considered to be racist and Islamophobic in motivation.
Minister Sean Kyne has added his voice to calls that the city centre site, currently being used to display the flagship Galway International Arts Festival exhibition, In The Flesh, become a dedicated art gallery for the city.
It was long pegged as the electoral ward with the most to offer. For political anoraks and analysts this was the one with the ‘get in the front row and get the popcorn out’ factor - this was the one that asked big questions.