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Local Green Party Councillor celebrates one year in Government

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Local Green Party Councillor, Louise Heavin, this week reflected upon one year in coalition Government with both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

A battle to preserve local democracy, says Parsons

Cllr Dr Evelyn Parsons has called on Galway County Council to make a formal submission to the Minister for Housing Local Government & Heritage outlining the council’s “complete opposition” to the proposed provisions of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021. The Bill to set up the agency contains a number of clauses which would divest councillors of their veto on land transfers relating to the new agency.

With funding at crisis levels, merging the county and city councils must be considered

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It is with some bemusement that I noted the recent contributions in Seanad Éireann regarding the future of local authority arrangements in Galway and, in particular, the voicing of opposition to the amalgamation of the Galway county and city councils.

Injured islander backs RNLI Christmas appeal after lifeboat crew came to her aid

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Injured islander backs RNLI Christmas appeal after lifeboat crew came to her aid

Council's recycling centre re-opens

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The Galway City Council Recycling Civic Amenity centre in the Liosban Industrial estate re-opened this week, and social distancing measures have been put in place to meet COVID 19 regulations.

Galway RNLI Lifeboat rescues swimmers off Silverstrand

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Two people cut off by the high tide near Blackrock on Galway Bay on Sunday were rescued by Galway RNLI Lifeboat.

Unbeaten run concludes as Town suffer local derby loss

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Derby delight in the final four

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Over the past 12 seasons, just four clubs have ended the year with the Moclair Cup in their possession and for nine of those years, it was passed between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber, with Ballaghaderreen winning twice and Charlestown once.

O'Malley concerned about planning

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Independent Cllr Johno O'Malley has asked the executive of the West Mayo Municipal District whether there are any changes to be made to the amount of land people need to own to get planning permission in rural areas.

Hyland hits out at road knockers

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Independent Cllr Christy Hyland hit out at people who have criticised the new N5 Westport to Turlough road project. Speaking at the February meeting of the West Mayo Municipal District, he said: "I will not call it the Westport to Castlebar road, there is talk it is taking five or ten minutes off the journey from Castlebar to Westport; I will say those people are ignorant - it is not a road from Westport to Castlebar. It is a road from the west coast of Mayo, commencing here in Westport and I am asking them to vision that in ten years it will link up with Mullingar and join on the dual carriageway into Dublin.

 

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