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The decision by councillors not to lower the Local Property Tax rate in the city has come in for sharp criticism, but Monday's vote was defended by the Social Democrats' Owen Hanley, who said there were "reasons to increase LPT" in order to ensure the "State provides good services".
Plans to build a student accommodation building, which would also be used for tourist accommodation during the summer, has been criticised as start of a move towards the controversial 'co-living' model of accommodation in Galway.
Galway is "plagued by inefficient, unsafe, and non-connected cycling lanes" and a new vision for transport in the city, with "cyclists at its heart" is needed, according to the Social Democrats' Owen Hanley.
Hopefully it will not happen, but Insider thinks that, given the current state of play – and the direction of the political wind – some variant of fascism is likely to emerge triumphant, not today or tomorrow, but medium term, from the political turmoil consuming Europe and the USA since at least 2014.
A candidate for the upcoming local elections says it is time councillors practice what they preach and ban the use of plastic poster.
It has been a week of mixed emotions for Insider. On Monday April 8 we saw a vibrant coalition of union, civil society, and cross-party groups come together for a 'Raise the Roof' rally on housing in Eyre Square.
Social Democrats Candidate for Galway City West John Crowley, has said that Galway needs to rethink the way it approaches its development of traffic and transport infrastructure.
John McDonagh will join Mayor Niall McNelis on the Labour Party's Local Election ticket for Galway city, with Mr McDonagh running in the highly competitive Galway City Central ward.
People who use public transport in Galway must become a "key voice" and be allowed say in future transport developments in the city, according to the Social Democrats candidate Owen Hanley.
The Galway City Council has been accused of "apathy" and a "lack of action" over the issue of illegal dumping, with a local election candidate claiming that such dumping is "spiralling out of hand".