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Sinn Féin's Charlestown based councillor, Gerry Murray, was elected to the position of Cathaoirleach of the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District at the district's AGM, which took place in the Cultural Centre in Swinford on Wednesday.
Fifty candidates are competing for 18 seats across the city's three electoral wards, but in reality, only half that number can truly be considered contenders. While the city is not expected to make sweeping changes to the make-up of its local government representation, some new faces are likely to feature when the new council meets in June.
Waiting lists for HSE dental services for children are out of control in Galway which is putting their oral health at risk, according to a Galway city councillor.
Erris based Sinn Féin councillor, Teresa Whelan, has said one of the biggest issues coming up on the doorsteps on her canvas is the lack of broadband.
The issue of dangerous junctions at entrances and exits along the N17 from Claremorris to Charlestown, was raised again at the April meeting of the Claremorris Municipal District.
Only 54 houses were delivered by the Galway City Council and approved housing bodies (AHB) under the Rebuilding Ireland scheme for 2018.
Galway city councillors have voted down a motion which would have seen a voluntary ban imposed on the use of election posters by candidates ahead of local elections in May.
A Sinn Féin councillor has expressed "disappointment" with two Galway West TDs who voted against a Bill in the Dáil that would seek to prevent sales of mortgages to vulture funds without the consent of the mortgage holder.
Drugs with an estimated street value of more than €650,000 were seized by gardaí in Galway city for the whole of 2018; while the number of rapes reported increased by 15 per cent.
The Galway City Council will apply for funding from Fáilte Ireland of up to €6 million for a new three storey museum building incorporating the refurbishment and restoration of Comerford House.