Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway County Councillors have been briefed on a new levy that is to be applied to some derelict sites from next year onwards.
During a discussion County Hall last evening, Councillor Jim Cuddy said that people who bought houses in certain estates found that other homes in the estate were turned into social units – which devalued the private residences.
Athenry Oranmore area Cllr Cuddy says private home owners can have their properties devalued overnight in this situation/.
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:
Enquiries ongoing following road collision in Claregalway last night
103 Galway residents to receive Irish Citizenship this week
Galway Bay fm newsroom – 103 Galway residents will become Irish citizens today.
Nationwide, 3,500 people from 130 countries will receive their certificates of naturalisation in Killarney over the next two days.
Junior Minister at the Department of Justice James Browne says it will give them rights and legal protections.
He says people from other nations who’ll become Irish citizens will contribute to Ireland: