Galway Bay fm newsroom – A clinic will be held in Gort later today to assist the public in making submissions on a planned biogas plant.
The clinic is led by a local campaign group who is opposed to the development.
The group has highlighted a concern regarding HGV traffic and the containment of hydrogen sulphide.
Over 150 people attended a public meeting to discuss the plan earlier this month with any objections to be lodged by May 28th.
The proposed 22 acre plant led by Sustainable Bio-Energy Ltd would be one of the largest slurry plants of its kind in Ireland.
A clinic to assist with submissions takes place at Sullivan’s Hotel in Gort from 7 to 9 this evening.
Tune in at 2 to hear more on this from Bryan Brennan of Gort Biogas Concern Group.
Refusal of Clifden housing development appealed to An Bord Pleanala
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The refusal of a housing development in Clifden has been appealed to An Bord Pleanala.
The project, led by TML Properties, would see 27 homes constructed at St. Anne’s Road on the north side of the town.
County planners turned down the proposals in October, citing concerns over the potential impact on the local habitat.
That decisions been appealed to An Bord Pleanala, with a decision due in March.
TD Mairéad Farrell calls for an election in place of planned Taoiseach handover
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local TD Mairéad Farrell is calling for an election, instead of the planned handover between Michael Martin and Leo Varadkar.
On December 17th, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will return to the Taoiseach position, taking over from Micheal Martin, as part of the planned cabinet reshuffle.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell says she thinks voters need to have their say: