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Councillors to battle decision to privatise waste service

LOCAL councillors are on a direct collision course with the new City Manager, Brendan McGrath, over his ‘overnight’ proposals to privatise the Council’s refuse collection service, following a heated meeting of the City Council...

Access road moved in proposed Knocknacarra Lidl

The developer of a proposed new Lidl supermarket and off-licence in Knocknacarra has bowed to pressure from planners and moved the access road. Hundreds of locals, two residents’ associations and three...

Judge witnesses ‘miracle’ in Galway courtroom

A District Court judge has her suspicions about a Romanian man’s purported disabilities after she saw him jump up suddenly last Monday in court, run forward and swivel his head to check the time...

Two new access roads will serve Galway Shopping Centre traffic

Two new outlets for traffic are being constructed off the Sean Mulvoy Road and the Headford Road to replace the old slip road access from the current Bodkin Roundabout into the Galway Shopping Centre....

New signalised junction entry to Dunnes-Terryland Retail Park

The planning process for the provision of a new signalised entry junction to the Terryland Retail Park/Dunnes Stores car-park has been set in motion by the City Council.   A...

Terrified woman hides in wardrobe while thieves ransack home

A householder in Claregalway was forced to hide in a wardrobe in fear of her life, when raiders broke into and ransacked her home. The woman – in her mid-forties –...

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