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Work has begun on the installation of new traffic lights on the Ballybane Road, but the Galway City Council has been criticised for not installing a safe crossing sooner.
Hopes are high that tailbacks plaguing the Knocknacarra/Rusheen Bay area will be dramatically reduced following setting changes to the Barna Road traffic lights.
Six human skeletons have been discovered during an archaeological dig at a site near Terryland Castle. The variety of finds discovered has been called “very historic and important”.
MORE THAN 21,000 people used the Galway City Council’s Christmas park and ride service in December, the largest number yet to use the service.
The chairman of the City Council Transportation Committee Cllr Michael Crowe has confirmed that the recent changes introduced on the Seamus Quirke Road, the recently transformed Font (Ballybane) and Morris (Tuam Rd) roundabouts to junctions and the previously transformed Briarhill Junction will see continued improved traffic flows over the course of the next few weeks.
The recent NRA funding of €4.3 million is a big boost and will help make a “real difference” in the city council’s work to provide high standard road infrastructure and improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians, according to Joe Tansey, head of the Galway Transportation Unit.
The No 3 bus route from Eyre Square to Ballybane and Ballybrit is next in line for new bus shelters according to Labour councillor Derek Nolan.
Huge crowds are expected to descend on Galway city for the upcoming Powerboat Festival and to ease any traffic and parking issues a Park and Ride service will be in operation during the event.
Sitting down in Crowe’s Bar last Thursday morning having the tae when a voice over my shoulder said, “Lord MJ you must be a threat to someone when they’re writing that stuff about you!”
The numbers choosing to make use of the Galway City Council’s Christmas Park and Ride service is “significantly higher than this time last year,” according to research by City Hall.