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FORMER MAYOR OF COUNTY GALWAY SLAMS GREENSTAR APPLICATION

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 18-Mar-2008

Former Mayor of County Galway, Michael Mullins, has lodged a formal objection against plans by Greenstar to lift a regional restriction at the Kilconnell landfill in East Galway.

Greenstar has applied for permission to lift a planning condition imposed on the landfill in 2003, preventing the company from accepting waste from other regions.

Councillor Mullins’ objection is one of several objections made by locals in East Galway who are against the latest plans.

Some locals claim the gas emissions from the landfill are “dreadful” and that Greenstar has already reached its quota of waste per year and would not be able to accept anymore.

Councillor Michael Mullins claims any “alteration to the original planning permission will seriously erode public confidence in the planning process.”

County planners are due to make a decision about the Kiconnell landfill before the 6th of April

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Judge adjourns Connemara assault case

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 08-May-2013

A date will be set next October for the trial of a 52-year old Connemara man, who is charged with assaulting traditional Irish musician Noel Hill five years ago.

Michael Folan from Teach Mór, Lettermullen, is charged with intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to Noel Hill at Tí Padraig Mairtín Beag in Leitir Mór, on St Stephen’s Day, 2008.

The matter had been listed for trial on several occasions before Galway Circuit Criminal Court in the intervening period.

It was referred to the High Court in Dublin last year for judicial review after Michael Folan said he wanted his trial heard ‘as Gaeilge’and that a bi-lingual jury be made available to hear the case.

At Galway Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Rory McCabe adjourned the case for mention to October when it’s expected a date will be set for trial.

 

 

 

 

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Bank of Ireland Galway Shopping Centre branch to close

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 10-May-2013

Bank of Ireland’s branch at Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road is to close in July.

The branch is to merge into the BOI outlet at Galway Industrial Estate in Mervue.

Galway Bay fm news reports the 14 staff impacted are to be offered redeployment and there will be no job losses.

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Galway RNLI rescues three people stranded on Hare Island

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Galway RNLI Lifeboat has come to the rescue of three students who got stranded on Hare Island after getting caught in the tide off Ballyloughan Beach.

The two girls and boy, in their late teens had gone for a walk and were spotted waving from the island by a local resident who contacted the emergency Services and Galway Lifeboat.

Conditions at the time (4pm) were very changeable with heavy showers.

Three members of the Lifeboat shore crew were working in the vicinity of the station at the time and launched the boat in six minutes.

The three students were picked up safely and brought back to the Lifeboat Station at Galway Docks where they were warmed up and given tea and did not require medical attention.

 

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