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Galway needs to follow the example of Wales and decrease its speed limits for urban areas from 50km/h to 30km/h, that is the opinion of the chairperson of Galway Cycling Campaign, Kevin Jennings.
Cyclists around the city had their hopes dashed on Monday afternoon when Galway's city councillors defeated a motion to construct a temporary cycle lane in Salthill using funding from the National Transport Authority's (NTA) special Covid-19 Interim Mobility Measures Fund.
If City Hall is “serious about getting people out of their cars”, as stated in the Galway Transportation Strategy then the local authority must revive its plan to build the Barna Greenway.
The papal visit this weekend will see plenty of celebratory flags and bunting on show but the Ireland of today is very different to the one which greeted John Paul II in 1979. One small, yet vivid, symbol of our changed country is the advocacy group Atheist Ireland, founded in 2008, and which has some 500 subscribers, as well as 13,000 likes on its Facebook page.
Ireland is ageing and more people are living longer and better lives. A minority of older people require some form of support. Sage Support and Advocacy Service for Older People’s mission is to promote and protect the rights, freedoms and dignity of older people by developing support and advocacy services wherever ageing poses a challenge for individuals.