Search Results for 'Sustainable urban planning'

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Economist’s comments show only way is the greenway says councillor

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An article written by one of Ireland’s leading economists, Colm McCarthy, has added weight to the argument that the Quiet Man Greenway is more beneficial than the reopening of the rail line in Tuam, according to a Galway County Councillor.

Greenway sceptics should note interest from local authorities and state agencies, says Cannon

An East Galway TD has welcomed confirmation that 22 applications have been received from local authorities and state agencies for Greenways all around the country.

Festive seafood delights from Dockside Deli

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The Dockside Deli is a one stop destination for seafood this Christmas in Galway city.

Greenway farce shows our politicians can always hold us back

Sometimes, we get the politicians we deserve. Sometimes, we don’t deserve the politicians that we get...

Public meeting on GLUAS light rail system

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A public meeting to build support for an integrated public transport system for the city, including GLUAS, a proposed light rail system similar to the LUAS in Dublin, takes place on Monday September 24 at 8pm in the Harbour Hotel.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services.

Greenways will not shut the door on our rail history

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Every generation is afraid to lose what was gained before. And so it is with the trains. There is a great sentimentality about the fear of losing the rail services. When one thinks of what was lost when the Galway to Clifden service was discontinued, you have to cringe. Imagine the cultural and economic possibilities of that service were it there today. Imagine that train puffing its way through the valleys, past the lakes, over the rivers and arriving in that town in the foothills of Connemara.

Greenway development will not prevent rail re-opening, confirms CIE

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CIE has confirmed that the development of the Quiet Man Greenway along the Tuam to Athenry railway line will not prevent it from opening the rail line again for train use, if such services were ever reintroduced.

Future development of National and Regional Greenways launched in Moate

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The Old Rail Trail in Moate was the location for the launch by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD, of the ‘Strategy for the future development of National and Regional Greenways’.

Will Galway ever do ‘socially responsible sustainable’ planning?

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If the pre-Christmas fear that we would have a general election achieved nothing else, it did flush a few Dáil hopefuls out into the public domain, resulting in a bit of competitive electioneering, particularly from two of the city's more testosterone loaded FF hopefuls.

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