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When I first started covering local council meetings here in Galway city and county, there were a lot of serious players on board. Heavy hitters who as soon as a meeting was over, would head to Dublin to make or take decisions in a higher forum. They looked and sounded serious. They were like Abbey repertoire actors let loose on touring the carnival tents and halls of rural Ireland. They knew how to play to the gallery and how to ensure their survival in an animalistic political arena. It was in the chambers of the councils that they fine-tuned their roar for the national stage.
The monthly meeting at County Hall was adjourned for five minutes on Monday as a mark of respect to the late Mark Killilea.
It was confirmed at the county council meeting on Monday that there will be no trip for Galway’s All-Ireland winning hurlers to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.
The Galway county council has backed a motion that could potentially see the All-Ireland winning senior and minor hurling teams travel to the The White House for St Patrick's Day next year.
The Galway County Council has agreed to defer work on a new local plan for Loughrea for up to five years.
The Galway County Council has decided to defer voting on the allocation of roads funding from Central Government.
Despite strong opposition from both city and county councillors, there are widespread fears the Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy will proceed with the controversial proposal to merge the Galway city and county councils.
Galway county councillors have expressed their frustration at the lack of movement on the outer ring road for the traffic congestion at Parkmore Industrial Estate.
A lukewarm reaction greeted the Galway City ring road proposal from County Hall on Monday afternoon.
The amalgamation of Galway's two local authorities is a "fait accompli", and despite overwhelming opposition, a small body of prominent county councillors are urging support - or at least openness - for the proposals, arguing it could result in a better run city and stronger, more dominant, county.