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Sadness as Christmas Market falls foul of Covid-19 regulations

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The Galway Continental Christmas Market will not go ahead this year, it has been confirmed by the Galway City Council.

Eliminate the vape, say councillors

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City councillors are supporting calls for a ban on vaping in all public buildings including schools, hospitals, and all workplaces throughout is the city.

Galway voters may directly elect mayor in 2024 Local Elections.

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Citizens may have the opportunity to elect the mayor of the city in 2024 after city councillors backed a motion calling on the Minister for Local Government Darragh O'Brien to hold a plebiscite vote for a directly elected mayor with executive functions on Monday evening.

Councillors criticise location for direct provision living complex

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The location of the new 140 person direct provision independent living complex has been criticised by city councillors.

Scrapping of school profiling a victory for students says councillor

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The announcement by the Minister for Education Norma Foley that school profiling will not feature in the leaving cert grades announced this month has been welcomed by Social Democrats councillor Owen Hanley

Teach Solais closes city centre location over lack of funding

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Teach Solais, the only LGBT+ resource of its kind in the west of Ireland, has closed its doors with immediate effect.

Sandy Road regeneration project moves to public consultation

The creation of a new neighbourhood located along the Sandy Road has moved onto the next stage as the Galway City Council agreed to release the design proposals for public consultation.

Hanley calls for designated park times for vulnerable people

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Creating specific hours during the day for "medically vulnerable people" to access public parks is "vital" in ensuring they can safely enjoy the outdoors and get exercise during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 shows business can support remote working, says Hanley

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Many of the measures being taken by institutions and businesses to ensure work continues are measures disability advocates have been requesting for years, and such measures should be retained once the Covid-19 pandemic has passed.

Covid-19 sees Government create 'two-tier' welfare system, says Hanley

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Those who have lost employment or income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and who receive welfare allowance support, get 50 per cent more than those on the usual payment, resulting in "a two tier social welfare system".

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