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After Covid-19 - an opportunity to do things differently, and better

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During these past months of Covid-19 Lockdown there has been a growth in media commentary about how, some day, the Irish economy and business model will return to normal, when the virus is brought under some measure of control.

Calls for temporary cycle path along Salthill Promenade

Galway Urban Greenway Alliance have proposed that a 2.6km temporary cycle path should be installed along the seafront from Southpark to Blackrock.

Cannon welcomes groundbreaking greenway funding for local authorities

Fine Gael Minister Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the creation of a dedicated funding stream by Transport Minister Shane Ross to support local authorities in bringing new greenway projects to construction.

Carthy to host Western Rail Corridor public meeting in Athenry tonight

The potential European funding available for the Western Rail Corridor will be explored at an important public meeting in Athenry tonight Thursday December 12.

Time for action on new Ballina to Castlebar road - Mulherin

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Senator Michelle Mulherin has called on Transport Minister Shane Ross to fund a major road scheme between Ballina and Castlebar and not waste the €10 million that has been spent since 2010 seeking a solution to the environmental issues that have blocked roads development in the area to date.

City bypass planning reaches €15 million with 'no guarantee' road will be built

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Almost €30 million has been spent planning a bypass for Galway city since it was first proposed in 1999, with planning and design of its current incarnation - the N6 Galway City Ring Road - having reached €15 million, it was confirmed this week.

Local Minister welcomes announcement of funding for regional and local roads

Local Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has welcomed funding which has been allocated towards investment in regional and local roads in Westmeath totalling €7.9m, an increase of almost €2m on last year’s allocation.

Chambers fears an automated future for train stations in Mayo

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has said this week that she fears an automated future for train stations in Castlebar, Claremorris and Ballina is coming where passengers will not be able to get assistance from staff for the purchase of tickets and with other issues that might arise.

Extra storm funding allocated for Westmeath’s large road network

Longford/Westmeath TD and Minister for State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has announced that he has secured additional funding for Westmeath to help address the effects of last winter’s storms and the lengthy dry spell over the summer on the county’s roads network.

Increase in number of fines for parking illegally in disabled spaces

The number of Garda fines for motorists who park illegally in disabled parking spaces has doubled in Galway in the past five years, according to a local disability campaigner.

 

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