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City Council to press on with wastewater treatment upgrade

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Galway bay fm news – Galway city council is to carry out major upgrade works on wastewater infrastructure after a Government cash injection.

The Department of environment has allocated 4.6 million to the local authority for upgrade works, which will remove four overflows and reduce spill frequencies.

It will involve the laying of around 2.4 kilometres of new sewer pipelines in the city, and the construction of 3 new storage tanks.

It’s part of a 20 million project to upgrade the system and monies will continue to be allocated in the coming years.

Galway West TD Sean Kyne says the investment will help ensure that discharges into rivers, lakes and coastal water meet the highest international standards

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Galway City Councillors Give Green Light To Trial Cycle-way in Salthill.

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From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: Galway City Councillors have voted to proceed with a trial cycle-way in Salthill.

4 local cycling groups had called on councillors to support their bid to bring a two-way cycle-way from Grattan Road to Knocknacarra Road running along the Prom.

17 out of the 18 city councillors supported the motion by Mayor Collette Connolly at this afternoon’s city council meeting.

The plan had raised concerns over the impact on local business with the feared loss of over 200 car parking spaces.

Campaign groups say the infrastructure should be trialed for six months to determine its viability.

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City Councillors to vote on controversial plan for Salthill Prom cycle-way

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From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: Galway city councillors will vote this afternoon on controversial proposals to bring a temporary cycle-way to Salthill

Galway Cycling campaign, Galway Urban Greenway Alliance, Knocknacarra Bike Bus and East of the Corrib Bike Bus are calling on councillors to support their bid to bring a two-way cycle-way from Grattan Road to Knocknacarra Road running along the Prom.

The campaign groups say the infrastructure should be trialed for six months to determine its viability.

The plan has raised concerns over the impact on local business with the feared loss of over 200 car parking spaces.

City councillors are set to vote on the proposal at a meeting this afternoon.

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Hopes new action plan could create hundreds of jobs in Galway Gaeltacht village

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From the Galway Bay FM Newsroom: It’s hoped up to 300 new jobs could be brought to a Galway Gaeltacht village with the implementation of a new action plan.

The plan for An Cheathrú Rua as a place to live, work and visit was revealed earlier today by Comharchumann Mhic Dara in association with Údarás na Gaeltachta.

Areas to target in the plan include language and culture, tourism, enterprise, the arts as well as services and infrastructure and marketing.

As part of the plan a new study has found that more than 300 new sustainable jobs could be created if this plan is developed successfully over five years.

Seán Ó Domhnaill, Manager of Comharchumann Mhic Dara says the plan includes the input of local business people, members of the local community and various local and State organisations.

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