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Tonight (Thursday Nov 30) at 8pm in the Park House Hotel, Galway West TD Catherine Connolly, along with businessman Brendan Holland and other invited guests will host a public meeting to discuss public transport as the most viable solution to Galway’s traffic problems, and in particular the provision of a light rail system.
Across Europe, light rail systems have been rolled out across cities of similar size and population to Galway, and are working successfully, meaning there is no longer any reason to oppose such a public transport system being constructed here.
Insider knows Ireland's population is to rise by one million over the next 20 years. This will see Galway's population grow to beyond 100,000 between now and 2020. These predictions come from the North Western Regional Authority in its submission to the National Planning Framework – Ireland 2040, and these projections might be true, if planning applications lodged in recent months come to anything.