Galway Bay fm newsroom – City planners have approved a proposal for an apartment complex in Salthill.
The project is led by Foxfield Inns and is to be be located at San Antonio Terrace.
The project will involve the demolition of an old building and the construction of a new apartment building consisting of four ground floor apartments and four duplex apartments overhead.
City planners have attached 23 conditions to the grant of permission.
These include a stipulation that a pedestrian access gate be provided to the boundary of each ground floor rear private open space.
It’s also stated that electricity, telephone and T.V cables are to be laid underground.
A detailed landscaping plan is also to be prepared.
Bishop Kelly praises Martin Drennan’s 54 years as “shepherd, teacher and pastor”
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Bishop Brendan Kelly has praised the late Martin Drennan for his 54 years as “shepherd, teacher and pastor”.
Retired Bishop of Galway Martin Drennan passed away at the age of 78 last weekend.
His funeral will take place this afternoon at 1pm at the Cathedral.
Speaking at the reposal last evening at Galway Cathedral, Bishop Kelly, commended Bishop Drennan on his time served as priest and bishop.
County Council to begin examining one thousand submissions on beach bye-laws
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway County Council is to begin the process of examining more than one thousand written submissions received on controversial beach bye-laws.
The bye-laws, which seek to introduce a range of regulations at beaches across the county, have meet with fierce opposition.
Among the measures are bans on dogs at certain times, and on the use of gear like kayaks, canoes and paddle boards near swimmers.
Water sports organisatons argue that in their current form, the proposed bye-laws would effectively ban watersports from the beaches.
Along with the more than one-thousand written submissions received, an online petition has gathered almost 5,500 signatures.
Dr. Barra Nevin from the ZoneGalwayBeaches campaign group, says what’s really needed is a proper zoning plan for Galway’s beaches.