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The long, and often controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema has taken a step closer to completion with the announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.
Buildings a city make. The places in our minds are shaped by the environment they occupy. When we think of cities, our mind is drawn to the concrete and the steel, the glass and the tall, the divided and the small. The built environment has shaped our perception of the last 200 years.
The long, and increasingly controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema, has taken a step closer to completion with this morning's announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.
Galway city councillors have called on the Government to release funding which will allow Galway’s arthouse cinema to finally open its doors.
By May 2014 Galway city will finally have its long awaited art house cinema, with construction of the Solas Picture Palace now at an advanced stage.
At a recent meeting with Solas Galway Picture Palace Teo, city councillors were told that building works are now “in full swing” at the Merchants Road site and scheduled for completion next year.
The events of the past few weeks here in Galway have demonstrated undeniably that ours is a city that punches well above its weight, for a variety of reasons. And our punch is the kind of sneaky disarming uppercut that our opponents are least expecting. The success of the event just passed has given us all a great confidence that we have the capacity to make this city and county a truly sustainable one, by playing on our strengths, compromising, and listening to, but not being dictated by the naysayers whose stance on each issue is always the same, who believe that each progression has an agenda and that there are more reasons why things ought not to happen, than why they should. Perhaps this is too simplistic, but the can-do attitude of the last few weeks makes simpletons like me think that with the right attitude and people, a lot more could be achieved in this city.
Work on the Solas Picture Palace arthouse cinema on Lower Merchants Road is expected to recommence in October with the appointment of a new contractor.