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The Galway City Council is to join up with six other local authorities in examining an investment opportunity in Ireland West Airport Knock in the hopes that increased passenger numbers will lead to further development of business and tourism throughout the county.
A Government-led initiative encouraging local autorities to buy land to build social housing and create construction jobs collapsed along with the economy, leaving the Galway City Council with banks of land and loans of more than €26 million.
The locations of the 19 docking stations for the Regional Cities Bike Share Scheme have been described as “utter madness”, as they are too close together in the city centre and should be spread out across the city to encourage more cycling.
Despite the punishment handed out to the establishment parties in Galway city’s local elections, the centre-right is regrouping and set to take control of City Hall for the next five years.
Three Galway businesses voted the most youth friendly, An Tobar Nua, Lucks Newsagents and Deli, and Casey’s Centra, were the winners of this year’s Youth-Friendly Business Awards.
Seven new councillors were returned to City Hall in last weekend’s local elections, including three Sinn Féin candidates, the party’s best performance in the city in living memory.
Ollie Crowe has conceded that Fianna Fáil will only be coming back with three seats in the new Galway City Council, the same number the party had at the start of this election campaign.
Independents, female candidates, and Fianna Fáil stand poised as the main winners when the votes for the 2014 Local Elections in Galway city are counted this weekend; but Labour is fearful it could be reduced to just two councillors in City Hall.
With 24 hours to polling day Labour teeters on the brink of collapse, Fianna Fáil on the edge of recovery, and Sinn Féin and Independents ready to make significant electoral breakthroughs.
With three weeks to go to polling, there is much to play for across each of the three Galway city electoral wards. Poster campaigns are now in full flow and candidates are falling over each other for the affections of voters on the doorsteps.