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Bike scheme proves a success, but TD demands city centre become more bike friendly

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More than 1,800 people have joined the Galway Bike Scheme, taking some 11,200 journeys by bike in first five months of 2015, but the success of the scheme is highlighting the need for more cycle lanes in the city.

Home owners affected by bypass to meet Transport Minister

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Questions over compensation for home owners in negative equity, whose homes are to be demolished by the new N6 Galway City Transport Project route, will be raised at a meeting in Leinster House next week.

Nearly €7k in funding for Westmeath roads

Deputy Gabrielle McFadden has welcomed a total 2015 funding allocation of €6,930,752 for Westmeath regional and local roads.

Train not coming down track so back the greenway, county councillors are told

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has made it clear the Western Rail Corridor will not be extended and calls have now been made on Galway county councillors to develop plans for a greenway on the disused railway route.

Western Rail Corridor needs time to develop rather than face cuts

A Galway county councillor has called for a “positive review” of the country’s railway service, in particular the Western Rail Corridor, and not a “knee-jerk reaction”.

New motorway expected to create one thousand new jobs

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to be created in the Galway construction sector, following the signing of contracts to build the M17-M18 Gort-Tuam motorway.

No Claregalway Relief Road - what is Noel Grealish to do?

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Back in 2008, an article gracing the pages of this newspaper appraised scepticism surrounding the ability of Galway West TD Noel Grealish to “land the big road” as promised prior to the General Election of the previous year.

Councillors slam Transport minister for abandoning Claregalway bypass

Although welcoming the announcement that the M17/18 Gort to Tuam motorway will go ahead, many county councillors have voiced serious objections to the news that the Claregalway bypass project has been abandoned, despite more than €750,000 being allocated to the project.

Two million investment for Galway City Outer Bypass ‘Plan B’

In spite of challenges before the Supreme Court to the Galway City Outer Bypass, funding of €2 million has been made available to develop revised plans and a planning application for the controversial roadway.

Goverment slammed for ‘shameful’ exclusion of west from major EU infrastructure funding

MEP for Ireland North West - Midlands, Pat the Cope Gallagher, has slammed the Irish Government’s decision to “totally ignore the entire western region” from the Trans European Transport Network as “shameful”.

 

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