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Welcoming the opening of the Western Rail Corridor line from Limerick to Galway, Mayo senator John Carty has called for the continuation of the project to Claremorris to proceed as soon as possible.
The Minister of Transport Noel Dempsey has confirmed that Oranmore’s railway station could be up and running by next year, but the news was not so sweet for those councillors and other representatives who have been calling for such commitment for far too long.
The official opening of the long-awaited Galway to Limerick rail service is set to take place next Monday, an event which has been described by campaigners as a “good day for the west of Ireland”.
Galway based marquee company, Magnum Marquee Hire, has been successful in tendering for the contract to provide marquees and temporary structures for the launch of the Western Rail Corridor on Monday March 29.
On April 1 the Midlands Gateway Chamber will commence the Gateway Sustainability Challenge for the business community in the Midlands to start saving money on their energy waste and water bills. The short term goal of the project is to improve the competency of all businesses in the Gateway Region in terms of sustainability. The particular focus of this phase of the project is to up-skill and strengthen awareness of all businesses in the region on matters relating to energy, waste, and water usage and their costs.
Rail commuters in the west of Ireland are being “ripped off” by having to pay for “the most expensive commuter rail tickets” in the country.
Iarnród Éireann have announced that the opening of the Ennis to Athenry line, which will also deliver direct Limerick to Galway services, is now scheduled to take place in March.
The decentralisation of the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs to Charlestown is secure, and funding for the Western Rail Corridor is on track.
Transport 21 is supporting and boosting the tourism industry in Galway by providing better roads, trains, and regional airports, according to Minister for Transport, Noel Dempsey.
The Mayo Green Party has strongly criticised bus and train services in the West of Ireland. The party has highlighted the case of Paul Lynch, a research worker recently employed by the Sustainability Institute. Mr Lynch, who was carrying out important research into renewable energy in Mayo, recently set off back to his home town of Macroom in Co Cork by bicycle.