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New Rural Transport Programme HQ to be located in Connemara

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Three transport groups from across County Galway are joining together to form Galway County Transport Co-ordination Unit.

New Fairgreen taxi rank to alleviate dangers

Traffic gridlock and lack of adequate taxi rank spaces at Ceannt Station is “chaos” and will result in someone being injured if nothing is done, warned director of services Ciarán Hayes after outlining proposals for a new taxi rank at Fairgreen Road, which is hoped will alleviate the problem and make the area safer for the public.

Last call for submissions on citywide transport consultation

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Mayor of Galway Hildegarde Naughton has called on Galway residents to make their views known on the future of traffic management in the city before the deadline for a public consultation which has been taking place for the past seven weeks. This is the last week of the city-wide transport survey, entitled ‘Galway Transport – Engage for a liveable city’, which seeks to promote public discourse on how to improve the city’s overburdened traffic systems. The survey will end on Saturday.

Mayor launches forum to promote engagement on Galway transport

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This week saw the launch of an initiative which aims to get Galway’s road users involved in a public discussion on traffic flow around the city. The programme, named ‘Galway Transport – Engage for a liveable city’, is seeking ideas and suggestions on how to improve Galway’s overburdened traffic systems.

Let’s back the Mayor’s initiative and get Galway moving.

More and more Galway is being associated with traffic gridlock — and it is a monicker with which we would not like to be stuck. Even a recent edition of The Apprentice saw the contestants come a cropper when they were delayed due to the infamous Galway traffic, and, increasingly so, traffic woes are becoming commonplace for the people who use this city.

Westmeath wins e-Government award for online services

Westmeath County Council has been announced as a winner in the annual e-Government Awards, held in Dublin recently. The council was one of five short-listed candidates in the Local Government category and took the award for their suite of online services which includes a newly-redeveloped website, rural transport initiative and online services for elected members.

Westmeath takes integrated approach to transport

In an attempt to improve local transport services, share transport resources, and identify ‘transport blackspots’, the new Westmeath Integrated Transport Initiative was launched last Thursday in the presence of a large gathering of 120 people.

Rural Ireland will thrive under Fine Gael — Ring

Westport based Fine Gael TD Michael Ring told his party’s national conference last weekend that over a decade of continuous Fianna Fáil governance has chipped away at rural Ireland, while service after service has been axed. He went on to say that he would bring a number of rural transport proposals to the party which would ensure a thriving rural Ireland into the future.

Local business man named Entreprenur of the Year

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Galway businessman John Flaherty, founder of C&F Group, received Ireland’s coveted business award when he was named as the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® at a ceremony last week.

Flaherty’s the star at entrepreneur awards

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Galway businessman John Flaherty, founder of C&F Group, received Ireland’s coveted business award when he was named as the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® at a ceremony last week. Mr Flaherty was first announced as winner of the international category before receiving the overall title, which was presented by the Tánaiste Mary Coughlan, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

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