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Gort-Tuam motorway won’t open before 2018

It could be well into 2018 before the Gort to Tuam motorway is built as there is confirmation that the contracts for the €550 million project will not be signed until well into next...

Work to start within days on Galway suicide crisis centre

A contractor has been appointed and work is expected to commence on the provision of the first suicide and self harm crisis centre in the West of Ireland within days. It is hoped that...

Firm aims to buy 400 mobile mast sites from Galway owners

A new business venture between a Galway and US company is set to approach the owners of hundreds of telecoms antennae sites in the city and county to purchase leases. ‘Black...

New Galway courthouse could be built under PPP

There are renewed efforts to find a greenfield site for a new courthouse in Galway city with the Courts Service confirming that they are looking at locations on the outskirts. They...

Council hasn’t paid for land 13 years on

Four of the five owners of the derelict Menlo Castle site by the banks of the River Corrib have yet to be paid by Galway City Council despite the issuing of Compulsory Purchase Orders...

Council in crackdown on derelict buildings

A dilapidated property in Shantalla has been on the City Council’s Register of Derelict Sites for more than 20 years. The register contains a total of 15 properties around the city...


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