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With the Department of Education seeking to identify a site on the east side of the city for a new secondary school, now is the time for City Hall to play it's part in marking such a school a reality.
Co-living could never solve Ireland's housing crisis, it could only contribute to exacerbating it, which is why the Government's decision to legislate against new co-living developments should be welcomed.
Once the former Corrib Great Southern Hotel is demolished, any future use and development of the site must involve the local community and be of benefit to the people on the east side of the city.
The former Corrib Great Southern Hotel on the Dublin Road, long considered one of the city’s worst eyesores, will be demolished in December.
The public's views are being sought, via a ‘virtual information room’, on plans for a high-quality pedestrian, cycle, and public transport corridor serving the entire Dublin Road.
“No child or family chooses to live in poverty, that choice is made for them. The State has allowed more and more children, decade after decade, to fall into poverty."
Vital work which needs to be carried out in Galway city, and community support and grants will be, "put on the back burner" so long as there is no "clarity on the financial future and stability" of the Galway City Council.
More than 300 people have had to go onto Rent Supplement in Galway since March, when the Covid-19 lockdown came into effect - one of the highest rates in the entire State.
"Nobody should be evicted or impoverished as a result of the Coronavirus. Other European countries have placed an amnesty on rents while COVID-19 lasts and for the sake of our society we should do the same."
Panic buying toilet paper, hand sanitisers, and foods because of Coronavirus will "disadvantage vulnerable people and leave them unable to access basic needs", a Galway city councillor has warned.