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Spewing of raw sewage in prominent area of special conservation condemned

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The spewing of raw sewage in an area of special conservation has been condemned by local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke.

Rising flood waters of grave concern as pathway towards Government creation yet to emerge

We’ll have to take a big gulp and try to think positively. But it is so difficult with all the troubled news around us.

Rising local flood waters continue to cause immense public concern

RONAN FAGAN

Mayo welcome Waterford after washout last weekend

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This Sunday will see the Mayo ladies senior footballers take on Waterford in a rearranged clash after their meeting last Sunday was called off due to a weather warning.

Dam Easy flood barrier — to put your mind at ease during winter storms

The benefits of the DamEasy flood barrier for houses and businesses in Galway’s flood zones, have been highlighted following last week’s flirtation with Storm Lorenzo.

Irish Water Safety notes dangers associated with summer bathing

As Ireland prepares for more sunny spells and hot weather, people are more likely to cool off with dips in the seas, rivers and lakes. However, there are some steps you should take to stay safe.

The Salmon Weir Bridge

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The original purpose of the structure that is the Salmon Weir Bridge was to connect the new County Courthouse with the County Gaol on Nuns Island. Urban folklore has it that they built a tunnel under the river at the time in order to transfer prisoners from one building to the other, but why would they construct a crossing over and under the water at the same time? It does not make sense. The building of the seven span bridge started in 1818 and finished in 1819.

City council supports EU funding for pedestrian bridge at Salmon Weir

The Galway City Council has thrown its support behind a proposed new pedestrian footbridge over the River Corrib, adjacent to the existing Salmon Weir Bridge and in front of the cathedral.

Salmon Weir pedestrian bridge will not make Galway 'pedestrian friendly city'

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Constructing a pedestrian bridge parallel to the Salmon Weir Bridge will not, of itself, make Galway a pedestrian friendly city, especially when the plans for the proposed new bridge have "severe limitations".

 

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