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Tourists to Galway and the west last year spent almost a billion euro in the region, and new transport links can help ensure that sort of spend is maintained, Transport Minister Noel Dempsey said this week.
It has been announced this week that the new Galway to Limerick direct train service will be up and running by May 2009.
Iarnrod Eireann has began work to upgrade the Woodlawn and Attymon railways stations to accommodate the new railcars operating on the Galway route.
Earlier this week, Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty gave a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs on his new report on redevelopment in the west, entitled Awakening the West.
Westport Labour Councillor Keith Martin has called on Irish Rail to explain why students and families pay more for tickets on the Westport to Dublin line compared to those on the Galway to Dublin line.
Green Party Cllr Niall Ó Brolcháin along with this fellow Green Local Election candidates will do a sponsored walk from Athenry to Tuam.
Two inspiring business role models addressed Chamber members in Mullingar last Friday, at the second breakfast briefing organised by the Midlands Gateway Chamber.
The Football Association of Ireland has announced details of the 2009 under 15 international tournament which will take place in Athlone, Tullamore, and for the very first time, Mullingar. Among the teams competing are Belgium, Lithuania, Russia, and the Republic of Ireland who will compete in the four nations tournament from February 10 to 13.
The Council for the West has been urged to convene a meeting to bring together the social and economic interests of the region. The purpose of this is to present a united approach to the Government in relation to future road and rail investment in the west of Ireland.
Iarnród Éireann has announced a special late night train service to bring matchgoers home from the Ireland v Bulgaria soccer international this Saturday.