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While crime and 'law and order' have featured prominently in the election campaign, particularly following the murder and dismemberment of Keane Mulready-Woods, little attention has been paid to addressing the social causes of crime.
Joe Loughnane, a leading anti-racism campaigner in Galway city, has been selected as People Before Profit's Galway West candidate for the 2020 General Election.
Leap card fares should be reduced to €1 on all Galway city bus routes during the Christmas shopping period, to encourage people to shop in Galway and to help reduce traffic congestion and the city's carbon emissions.
More than 300 people accessed homeless services in Galway in August, according to official figures released this week, a situation which has been described as "unacceptable" by People Before Profit Galway.
With election day fast approaching, People Before Profit Galway are calling for voters to elect community activists instead of politicians.
The run-up to the local elections has seen racism and prejudice being "stoked up" against the Travelling community, but all and any instances of such attitudes "need to be challenged".
With only 45 per cent of litter fines being paid last year, the Galway City Council needs to move away from a punative approach towards one which addresses the causes of littering.
The Galway City Council should support calls for the right to housing to be inserted in the Constitution, especially as similar motions are going through councils in Dublin and Cork on March 9 and 11.
Retired Olympian and World Champions walker, Olive Loughnane, who represented Galway, has been appointed to the board of Sport Ireland.