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Fifty candidates are competing for 18 seats across the city's three electoral wards, but in reality, only half that number can truly be considered contenders. While the city is not expected to make sweeping changes to the make-up of its local government representation, some new faces are likely to feature when the new council meets in June.
Despite the fact that Labour city councillor Billy Cameron is not contesting May's Local Elections, he could well prove to be the most influential figure in determining the outcome of the final seats in Galway City Central.
A delay in the construction of modular theatres at Merlin Park Hospital has been described as a serious “cock-up” and “a disaster”.
Standing in the middle of the betting ring in the race track in Ballybrit on a balmy summer's evening, admiring the show put on by the bookmakers, is a sight to behold.
A Fianna Fáil candidate is calling for the proposed new pedestrian bridge over the River Corrib to be instead used for vehicles, especially for public transport, and for the Salmon Weir Bridge to become pedestrianised.
With more than three months to go to the Local Elections, it may seem too early to make any definite predictions about the ultimate outcome of the 18 Galway City Council seats to be fought for across the city's three wards.
The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success.
Galway city councillors have slammed the application for the proposed student housing development at the Westwood Hotel site in Dangan.
Heated meeting hears 2020 chief ask stakeholders to focus on delivering one of world’s top cultural events
The chief executive of Galway 2020 has this week called on all the stakeholders to focus on the bigger picture and help deliver what will be one of the world’s top cultural events.
Despite the loss of its creative director this week, the company behind Galway 2020 remain unfazed by the departure and fresh claims that the project is in crisis.