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Sky’s the limit as Supermac’s opens new outlet at Dublin Airport

Supermac’s Dublin Airport will officially opened its doors yesterday at a ceremony attended by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien.

Get the basics right – allocate adequate resources to essential council services, says Helen Ogbu

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Helen Ogbu, Labour Party Local Election Candidate for Galway City East, believes councillors can achieve positive change. If elected on June 7, she pledges to work tirelessly to build a community that works for all, where more homes are built, facilities and amenities for children and teenagers are available, mental health and wellbeing support programmes are accessible, neighborhoods are safer, more community creches/childcare facilities and actions on climate change are prioritised.

Green light for affordable homes in Claregalway

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BY Declan Varley

Funding for Galway City, Tuam and Ballinasloe under Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme

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Ten town centres in the Northern and Western Region including Galway City, Tuam and Ballinasloe are set to benefit from funding under THRIVE, the Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme, awarded under the ERDF Northern and Western Regional Programme 2021-2027. It aims to allow Local Authorities and citizens to reimagine and revitalise town centres though the renovation and reuse of publicly owned vacant or derelict heritage buildings.

Council adopts action plan to tackle vacancy rate in County Galway

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The Elected Members of Galway County Council have approved a five-year plan by the Local Authority to tackle vacancy rates and increase new housing supply.

Deery demands action on Galway Transport Strategy and says Government is ‘driving a bus through its own timelines’

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Galway is not being given the priority it deserves in terms of delivery under transport, according to Galway City West Independent candidate Kenny Deery. The high-profile business leader, who entered the race for a City Council seat earlier this month, is accusing the Government of “driving a bus through its own timelines”, adding that “nobody is calling it out” at a local level.

SHEroes: Galway symposium aims to promote women and diversity in politics

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Community Activist, advocate for gender equity and diversity, and Labour Party Candidate for Galway City East in the coming Local Elections, Helen Ogbu, extends a cordial invitation to the upcoming symposium titled ‘SHEroes – Promoting Women & Diversity in Politics’. This event is being organized following a successful grant application to Galway City Council, in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage and will take place on April 17 at 10:30am to 2:pm, in the Menlo Park Hotel.

Donohue raises septic tank concern at Council

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Independent Councillor Geraldine Donohue has raised the issue with Galway County Council of the Septic Grant and the issue that only domestic homeowners will be considered if (a) they are inspected by the council or (b) live in a particular area and are notified by the council.

Number of homes granted planning permission in Westmeath up 72% in 2023

According to data published by the CSO this month, there was an annual increase of 72% in the total number of planning permission approved for new homes in Westmeath in 2023, 1050 homes in 2023 compared to 610 in 2022.

300 new builds across Galway since January

Residential construction is booming across Galway city and county, according to new government figures, which show the city is far ahead of rising national trends.


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