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Connolly welcomes commitment to refurbish Mutton Island lighthouse

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A commitment to refurbish the lighthouse on Mutton Island, made this week, by the city manager Brendan McGrath, has been welcomed by Fianna Fáil Galway City West councillor, John Connolly.

Mutton Island, Inis Caorach

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In the year 1132, the King of Munster besieged Dún Bun na Gaillimhe (the fortification at the mouth of Galway) on Mutton Island and and destroyed the castle. There is a reference in the year 1190 to Lismacuan, ‘The Fort on the Mouth of the Harbour’. In 1641 an order was made that the lands of Mutton Island were to be made use of as commonage for the inhabitants of Galway.

Council refutes claims of raw sewage discharging from Mutton Island

Suggestions that raw sewage from Mutton Island treatment plant is being discharged into Galway Bay has been strenously denied by Galway City Council.

 

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