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Mixed reaction to Galway city ring road proposal

A lukewarm reaction greeted the Galway City ring road proposal from County Hall on Monday afternoon.

County council proposal that a road or bridge should be named after late Liam Gavin

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The Galway County Council stood for a minute’s applause for the late director of services transportation, marine, and general services, Liam Gavin at County Hall on Monday.

Flood relief scheme for Gort and south Galway

A flood relief scheme for Gort and the south Galway lowlands is in the works with the Office Of Public Works confirming funding is available for the works.

Criticism from local representatives following the downgrading of county roads

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The reclassification of a number of roads in the county due to the opening of the Gort to Tuam motorway has been criticised by councillors because of a lack of funding available to Galway County Council to maintain these roads.

Council await news from OPW on south Galway flood relief works

Galway County Council is still awaiting a response from the Office of Public Works regarding an application for funding for proposed works in South Galway to try to alleviate the area’s flooding issues.

Byrne outlines urgent need for channel at Cahermore to be extended

Flooding was on the agenda again at Monday’s meeting of Galway County Council, with Kinvara Councillor Joe Byrne calling for the immediate progressing of the channel in Cahermore. A channel was constructed in the townland between Ardrahan and Kinvara in January during the height of the flooding, but it has been agreed by all that to alleviate South Galway’s flooding issues in the long-term, it needs to be deepened and lengthened.

Cost of flooding clean-up will exceed €12 million

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The devastating aftermath of Storm Desmond was outlined in stark terms by Galway County Council executives at its monthly meeting in County Buildings yesterday (Wednesday). And director of services Liam Gavin warned that the damage in many areas was yet to be fully assessed as they were still flooded but the initial tally was thought to be €12.2 million.


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