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The 29th Galway Community Pride Festival kicked off this week and there are still four days to go, of music, comedy, clubnights, discussions, visual art, family fun, as well as the Pride Parade on Saturday afternoon.
This week marks the "last chance" to bring "diversity to education for teenagers" in the city and Oranmore area, with the deadline looming for the Department of Education's online survey regarding Galway's new secondary school.
Introducing a cost rental scheme for Galway would "protect renters and deliver a below market rate housing in the city", especially as the private market is "not fulfilling the needs of renters".
Improved rail services and better connectivity to Dublin are key to economic development in the west of Ireland, according to Green Party candidate for Galway West, Pauline O'Reilly.
Cannabis is being used as a "medical treatment" in some circumstances, while others smoke it for recreational purposes the same way some people "like a glass of wine in the evening", meaning it is time the drug was decriminalised.
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be among the speakers at an event to debate the future of family farming in the West.
Galway pro-choice groups and politicians have welcomed the Government's decision to proceed with a referendum - possibly to take place in late May - to repeal the highly controversial Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
So when is the next General Election? For 18 months after the 2016 poll we were told "There'll be an election in six months." The Government came perilously close to collapse just before Christmas, but now? It seems an election is further away, rather than coming down the tracks fast.
By late Tuesday morning there was little point in political anoraks hashtagging their Tweets with #GE17 anymore - unless they were tweeting along the lines of 'Well that's #GE17 averted then' - after Frances Fitzgerald resigned as Tánaiste, and spared the State a Christmas General Election.