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Councillors blame TDs for erosion of funds for local government

Galway’s eleven TDs have been accused of ‘sitting on their hands’ when it comes to securing adequate funding to operate the basic services. A succession...

Council grant to Galway Port slashed due to ‘handsome salaries’

There was consternation among councillors that its marketing promotion fund would hand over €10,000 to the Port of Galway to attract cruise ships when...

€6.5m in unspent Connemara road money returned to State

Millions of euro earmarked for the N59 in Connemara have been lost – as the road from Oughterard to Clifden deteriorates by the day. To...

Minister to announce funding for new Emergency Dept

The Minister for Health will announce the go-ahead for a new Emergency Department (ED) at University Hospital Galway (UHG) during a pre-Christmas visit to...

GMIT wants to end funding commitment to Mayo campus

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) says it can no longer finance the support of its loss-making Mayo campus in Castlebar. GMIT has informed the...

Government will not provide funds for Galway Harbour expansion plans

Government has no intention of part-financing Galway Harbour’s expansion plans. Shane Ross, the new Transport Minister, reiterated in Dáil Éireann that the State would not...


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