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At a meeting of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly last Friday attended by the Minister for Transport Eamonn Ryan, members questioned the Minister on the future of the Western Rail Corridor north of Athenry.
"Parts of it, Thomas The Tank Engine couldn't go on it, not to mind a real train," Cllr Michael 'Mogie' Maher remarked about the railway line between Athenry and Milltown during Monday's online Galway County Council meeting.
Hands up those who can remember getting their first home phone installed? Insider had to wait six months after application before Albert Reynolds, Minister for Communications, waved his hand in 1980, and as if by magic, I got a wired in house phone, then being manufactured by our own Northern Telecom in Mervue.
Could light rail be about to take a step closer to becoming a reality in Galway? Hopes were building among supporters this week following An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, saying the Government would not be opposed to carrying out a feasibility study on the issue.
Galway County Council should be bold and electrify the rail line from Oranmore to Athenry, according to Fine Gael councillor Liam Carroll.
A strong second half showing saw Westport book their place in next weekends semi-finals following a ten point win over a brave The Neale side in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, and Brian Lucas, from National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) visited Crosswood Bog, which stretches from Junction 8 on the M6 to Glynwood, to see at first hand the restoration works being carried out by Bord na Móna, as part of the NPWS Raised Bog Restoration Programme.
Fianna Fáil TD Éamon Ó'Cuív has once again called on the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to publish the Rail Review on the Western Rail Corridor from Athenry in Galway to Claremorris in Mayo as soon as possible.
Iarnród Éireann has invited members of the public and interested organisations to participate in a public consultation as part of a financial and economic appraisal of proposals to extend the Western Rail Corridor.
An East Galway TD has welcomed news that a pathway is to be installed across the railway line at Vicar Street in Tuam.