Galway Bay fm newsroom – 42 site visits in Galway were made by potential investors in the first nine months of this year.
That’s according to the latest figures from IDA Ireland, which reveal that 45 per cent of site visits in the country were to Dublin.
Opposition TDs are criticising what they say is a lack of ‘balanced regional developmnent’.
Between January and September, 209 potential investor visits were in Dublin, 45 in Cork, 42 in Galway and 25 in Limerick.
According to today’s Irish Independent, 6 counties had fewer than 3 IDA visits.
Students to sleep out in Eyre Square to protest accommodation crisis
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Students will be sleeping out in Eyre Square tonight to protest against the accommodation crisis.
The University of Galway Student’s Union is highlighting the vast number of students who can’t find a place to live in Galway this academic year.
Protestors plan to leave campus at 6pm before setting up camp for the night.
SU President, Sai Gujulla outlines their demands:
Local TD claims Budget 2023 brings no certainty to families
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A local TD claims Budget 2023 does not bring any certainty to families.
The Government delivered a 11 billion euro budget, the largest in the history of the state in response to the cost of living crisis.
Speaking to Galway Talks, Sinn Féin TD, Mairéad Farrell, says once off energy credits do not go far enough:
Plans lodged for new ‘Golf Academy’ at Glenlo Abbey Hotel
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Plans have been lodged for a new ‘Golf Academy’ at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel in Bushypark.
The project would involve the demolition of the existing driving range and 22 driving range bays.
In their place would be a new single story Golf Academy, including 30 covered driving range bays and a high performance golf training facility.
There would also be a restaurant, pro golf shop, and changing facilities.
County planners are due to make a decision in October.