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There has been a broad welcome for the recent announcement by Transport Minister Shane Ross of a grant scheme for taxi/limousine/hackney vehicles (SPSV), aimed at increasing the uptake of new electric vehicles in the Irish taxi fleet.
Taxi drivers are “up in arms” that no temporary taxi spaces are being provided by the Galway City Council as the Eyre Square rank has been removed for five weeks to faciliate the Christmas Market.
Big O Taxis is currently celebrating 30 years in business and to mark the occasion, one of its new or loyal customers will win a €1,000 holiday voucher, while all customers will receive a €2 discount on all fares over €10.
A new website has been launched this week by the Galway Taxi Association providing a forum for customers to make complaints or suggestions and for taxi drivers to remain informed about issues affecting the industry.
A Mullingar man who was abusive at a taxi rank has been fined €800 and warned that if he appears before the court again, he faces jail.
Independent candidate in the local election Eugene McGuinness has warned that any action taken on taxi ranks in the city needs to be done in full consultation with the Kilkenny taxi drivers.
A scarcity of taxis is a disaster for a city’s occupants. Especially for a city as wet and often miserable as Galway. At night it leads to queues, long waits, and when you add that to alcohol, fights.
Galway taxi drivers have united under the banner of the Galway Taxi Association and will be holding a ‘Day of Action and Petition’ on Saturday.
Councillors are set to demand that city manager Joe MacGrath resign as a member of The Commission for Taxi Regulations Advisory Council at the next Galway City Council meeting.
Westmeath taxi drivers are in talks about putting forward candidates in the upcoming local elections.