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Galway City Council to deliver 1,100 new homes

Galway City Tribune - Galway City Council said this week they are confident of exceeding their target of 1,400 social housing units for the 2016-2021 period – as Minister Eoghan Murphy announced a new...

Proposal for election poster ban ruled out by legal advice

Galway City Tribune - An attempt to ban the use of election posters in May’s upcoming Local Elections has been ruled out following legal advice that councillors do not have the power to do...

Civic Trust floats creative ideas for former fisheries ice-house

Galway City Tribune - A heritage centre with a riverside café overlooking the Corrib, and a wild salmon interpretative centre are among the ideas being floated for an unused building in a prime location...

Council turns down penguinarium plan for Salthill

Galway City Tribune - Galway City Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a ‘penguinarium’ in Salthill has been branded “hugely disappointing”. The local authority rejected the plans this week for the former tourist office...

€2.9m allocated to upgrade cycling and pedestrian network

An allocation of €2.9 million has been made to upgrade the city’s cycling and pedestrian network in an attempt to boost numbers making the commute on two wheels. At a meeting of Galway City Council,...
The helipad on the former Shantalla pitch.

New pitch in swap for UHG’s ‘temporary’ helipad

A ‘temporary’ helipad built on community scrubland in Shantalla in 2013, which was supposed to be there for just six months, has become the busiest hospital helicopter landing-pad in the country. The landing pad at...

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