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The restoration of a healthy relationship between councillors and council officials, positioning Galway as a leader in the alternative energy sector, integrating the city’s diverse communities, and completing the Galway City Outer Bypass are Fianna Fáil’s priorities for the next Galway City Council.
Galway city families are set to benefit from a new orienteering facility in Merlin Woods, Merlin Park, and which will be open to the public towards the end of the summer.
Councillors have cost this city €2.13 million over the last five years while the mayoral transport is costing €209,000. It is time to call a halt to councillors’ expenses and abolish this “gravy train” system.
The outcome and the aftermath of tomorrow’s Local Election in Galway city will be determined by the performance of Fianna Fáil, for that will impact directly on how Labour and Fine Gael do.
The biggest ward in the city could prove to be the most dramatic. The battle for the final seat is likely to be a showdown betweenLabour, which needs this seat to become the largest party in City Hall, and Fianna Fáil.
Councillor Donal Lyons has expressed disappointment with the “plethora of political posters” around the city, despite his motion asking for a voluntary ban on posters during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover.
City councillor Mary Leahy has called for the immediate establishment of an integrated children’s response team for child protection to be made available on a 24 hour seven day week basis.
“What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better,” so said Wendell Phillips, the 19th century American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator, lawyer, and writer.