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Roadside hedge cutting urged to ensure road safety

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Mayo County Council is calling on all landowners, farmers and householders to ensure their roadside hedges and overhanging trees and vegetation in rural and urban areas be cut back from footpaths and at junctions so that motorists, cyclists and pedestrians can travel safely on roads around the county. The hedge cutting season is open since September 1.

Greenway project office gives an opportunity to involve landowners in design process, says Cannon

East Galway TD Ciaran Cannon has welcomed confirmation that the Athlone to Galway greenway office is to be based in Ballinasloe.

Economist’s comments show only way is the greenway says councillor

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An article written by one of Ireland’s leading economists, Colm McCarthy, has added weight to the argument that the Quiet Man Greenway is more beneficial than the reopening of the rail line in Tuam, according to a Galway County Councillor.

Greenway sceptics should note interest from local authorities and state agencies, says Cannon

An East Galway TD has welcomed confirmation that 22 applications have been received from local authorities and state agencies for Greenways all around the country.

Crowley calls for water fountains and refilling stations in Galway

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John Crowley, Social Democrat Candidate for Galway City West, is proposing that Galway City and County Councils follow the good example of Dublin Councils in installing water fountains and filling stations throughout Galway, which would encourage re-use and re-filling of water bottles and provide free and safe drinking water to the public.

Greenway farce shows our politicians can always hold us back

Sometimes, we get the politicians we deserve. Sometimes, we don’t deserve the politicians that we get...

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services. When one thinks of what was lost when the Galway to Clifden service was discontinued, you have to cringe. Imagine the cultural and economic possibilities of that service were it there today. Imagine that train puffing its way through the valleys, past the lakes, over the rivers and arriving in that town in the foothills of Connemara.

Greenway development will not prevent rail re-opening, confirms CIE

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CIE has confirmed that the development of the Quiet Man Greenway along the Tuam to Athenry railway line will not prevent it from opening the rail line again for train use, if such services were ever reintroduced.

Greenway does not threaten future rail services, says Cannon

East Galway Minister Ciaran Cannon has received confirmation from CIE that the licence for the development of a greenway on CIE lands can be revoked at any time if the Board has alternative plans for the lands.

 

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