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Nominations for this year’s Midlands Gateway Chamber’s Best in Business Awards are now being sought. Hosted by the Midlands Gateway Chamber these annual awards, now in their fifth year, celebrate excellence, and innovation in businesses all across the Midlands region.
A campaign group set up to seek to use part of the Western Rail Corridor as a greenway until such time as it can be developed to provide a rail service has this week welcomed comments from Iarnród Éireann indicating the company would be open to the project.
Opposition to the road route proposals in the Galway City Transport Project was upped several gears last night with the news that NUI Galway will be objecting in the strongest possible terms to any developments which threaten its future.
A Sligo TD is hoping to move the ambitious but contentious plan to develop a greenway along the Sligo to Mayo section of the Western Rail Corridor a little further along the track.
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has made it clear the Western Rail Corridor will not be extended and calls have now been made on Galway county councillors to develop plans for a greenway on the disused railway route.
Next Thursday, November 20, business leaders from across the Midlands will attend the Midlands Gateway Chamber autumn breakfast briefing in Wineport Lodge, Glasson.
A Galway county councillor has called for a “positive review” of the country’s railway service, in particular the Western Rail Corridor, and not a “knee-jerk reaction”.
A Charlestown county councillor has hit back at claims he is ‘anti-jobs’ because he will not support a greenway cycle route along a section of the currently disused Western Rail Corridor.
The campaign to reopen the railway track linking Claremorris to Sligo in the north and Galway and Limerick in the south has run out of steam and should give way to proposals for a greenway route along the track instead.
There was disagreement over the future of part of the proposed Western Rail Corridor this week, when it was proposed that part of the track the old line follows be used for a greenway project in east Mayo. Cllr Joe Mellett raised the issue at Monday’s special county development plan meeting, where he suggested that a walking and cycling track be developed alongside the track at the planned rail corridor.