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Councillors approve purchase of stake in Ireland West Airport

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The elected members of Mayo County Council approved the raising of a €7.3 million loan to fund the purchase of a 17.5 per cent stake in Ireland West Airport Knock by seven local authorities (Mayo County Council, Sligo County Council, Roscommon County Council, Donegal County Council, Leitrim County Council, Galway County Council, and Galway City Council) in the region at their meeting on Monday. The funding will be used to try to secure the future of the airport which saw more than 700,000 passengers use the airport last year.

Councillors to be asked to approve €7.3 million airport loan

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The executive of Mayo County Council will put forward a formal proposal to the elected members of the council this afternoon (Monday, April 13) for the council to take out a 30-year loan to cover the cost of buying a 17.5 per cent stake in Ireland West Airport Knock for €7.3 million, by seven local authorities.

Train not coming down track so back the greenway, county councillors are told

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.

Airport buy-in scheme still at due diligence stage

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The proposed purchase of a major equity stake in Ireland West Airport Knock is currently at its due-diligence stage. The proposed purchase of a 17.5 per cent stake in the airport by seven local authorities (Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, and Galway county council and Galway city council) for €7.3 million has received backing in principal from all the seven local authorities so far. Last week saw Sligo County Council appoint the consultants who will carry out the due diligence investigations into the proposal, which would see the airport shed its current bank debt.

Ballina should link up with Sligo for tourism

Fine Gael councillor John O’Hara suggested at this weeks Ballina Electoral Area Committee meeting that Ballina should look to link up with Sligo County Council to work on tourism initiatives in areas that straddle both counties, such as from the Quay in Ballina to Enniscrone and from the Windy Gap area in Bonniconlon to Lough Talt.

The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

THE WRITER and performer Mikel Murfi makes a welcome return visit to Galway with his latest play, The Man In The Woman’s Shoes.

Exciting new play for the Dean Crowe

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The Man in The Woman’s Shoes, which is nominated for best new play in this year’s Irish Times Theatre Awards, is coming to the Dean Crowe on March 13.

Architects slam Galway’s planning process

Galway City Council’s planning department is one of the five worst in the country, according to a new survey by the Royal Institute of Architects.


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