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100 trees face the axe as expert recommends their removal

Galway City Tribune - A tree expert has recommended felling almost 100 conifers in the Claddagh. Arboriculture consultants hired by Galway City Council concluded that a hedge of trees at Grattan Park estate should be...

2020 chief’s exit follows report that project in danger of ‘losing track’

The Chief Executive of Galway City has refused to reveal whether the head of the European Capital of Culture 2020 had “fallen on her sword or was pushed” and if she had received compensation...

Galway’s Christmas Market to return in the same format

Galway City Tribune - Same location, same format and same organisers . . . the city’s annual Christmas Market is set to roll again from November 16 through to December 23. Proposals that Galway City...

Train usage steams ahead as students opt to commute

The high cost of rent and student accommodation in Galway city has proved something of ‘a blessing in disguise’ for Irish Rail. Figures reveal that there has been an increase of a staggering 60% in...
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Varadkar calls for vote on directly-elected Mayor for Galway

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has proposed a vote to have a directly-elected Mayor for Galway in an attempt to “radically democratise” local government. Mr Varadkar said that a plebiscite could be held next year, and if...

Shame of Galway City Council’s boarded-up houses

Galway City Tribune - It’s a tale of two cities . . . hundreds of homeless people are housed in emergency accommodation at a time when local authority homes are boarded-up. Some 60 Galway City...

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