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New student grant system to leave council redundant

“Another downgrading of the role of the council” was the predominant reaction from councillors to the news that the role of managing third level student grants is being transferred from county councils to a new centralised system.

Ó Cuív calls for major reform of commercial rates charges

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The valuations used to calculate the commercial rates by local authorities are “completely inflated”, do not “resemble current property valuations”, and are unfair.

Ghost estate demolition could cost council €40,000

Westmeath County Council could face a bill of up to €40,000 for the demolition of a ghost estate in the village of Ballingore.

Business of farming has bright future as farmers go back to their roots

Part-time farmers who have lost their jobs are turning back to the land and making it viable once more. According to Martin Walsh, general manager of Connacht Gold mart, farming is one business that is set to grow during the current recession.

Metaphorical shipwreck

According to Aristotle, “All men by nature desire to know.” There is in us an unquenchable urge to understand this world in which we live and move and have our being. And, correlatively, there is the human quest, the self-reflective journey to discover what part each of us plays in the drama of existence.

‘Use it or lose it’ — shop local says Conway-Walsh 

Sinn Fein councillor Rose Conway-Walsh is asking people to do as much of their shopping locally as they can. 

GLUAS lives to fight another day as councillors come on board in support

If an independent assessment into the costs of establishing light rail in Galway comes close to the figures being presented by the GLUAS group, then the city will have a modern light rail system within the next few years.

‘Use it or lose it’ — shop local says Conway-Walsh 

Sinn Fein councillor Rose Conway-Walsh is asking people to do as much of their shopping locally as they can. 

Former VFI president and politician was ‘like a God’ in Tuam, indecent assault trial hears

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A Galway man who allegedly sexually abused a boy in the seventies “was like a god” in his home town, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.

You never gave light rail a chance — GLUAS backers lash City Hall

The GLUAS light rail system was “never given a real chance” by City Hall or its transport feasibility study, but it remains a valid option for Galway city and is nowhere near as expensive as is being alleged.

 

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