Organisation: Galway City Council
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Rat infestations, blocked sewers, substandard housing, lack of play areas — a report on Traveller accommodation in Galway city and county paints a bleak picture of the living conditions.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Fáilte Ireland has announced a record investment in a new museum for Galway.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
As open water sea swimmers prepare for a Galway Bay crossing this weekend, Irish Water has said there is “no proven link” between a recent serious pollution incident in the city and the quality of bathing water off Galway’s beaches.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
An increase of 10% on last year’s figure of €304,088.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
Grievances against government departments, local authorities, and health and social services dominate the thousands of complaints to the Ombudsman last year.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
This year’s contest, which will be hosted by Israel, has proven controversial and has been overshadowed by months of protest and calls for a boycott.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Galway's European Capital of Culture project is seeking a new operations director after its current post holder signalled his departure.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Galway City Council and one of its elected councillors have unreservedly apologised to two Galway brothers who claimed they were defamed in comments made in the wake of the cancellation of the 2011 Galway City Marathon.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
The new creative director and chair for the Galway’s European city of culture project have “failed to inspire confidence” in the light of fundraising figures, according to the city’s former mayor.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
The Government has agreed in principle to the holding of plebiscites on directly elected mayors in cities across the country.
Sun, 30 Sep, 2018
Four men and two women are in the mix for next month’s presidential election. Rebecca Black looks at their lives and careers as they embark on their election campaigns Michael D Higgins.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
The race for Áras an Uachtaráin is officially underway.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
Ireland’s worst serial parking offender has run up fines of more than €55,000 after failing to pay 919 tickets.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
The vast majority of rickshaws working in Cork City are currently under lock and key after 19 vehicles were seized by gardaí last Saturday.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
Local authorities are set to fall significantly short of new social housing targets this year.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Muslims in Galway are to appeal their local council’s rejection of their efforts to retain a controversial mosque. It was operated without planning permission.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton’s officials will meet the Christian Brothers order next week to discuss a disputed land deal to help meet their liability for child abuse redress costs.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
More than 10,000 complaints of antisocial behaviour were made to local authorities in the last two years, many relating to housing, according to new figures.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Councils are deliberately leaving local authority houses vacant for long periods to qualify for particular Department of Housing funding schemes, a local authority watchdog has claimed.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
In 2008, Galway City Council purchased land for €10.5m, over €4m more than it had changed hands for only months before, and has done nothing with it. Political Editorreports.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
Hundreds of county and city councillors will benefit from a €3,500-a-year pay hike under measures being put forward by Local Government Minister Simon Coveney.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
When Amy Galvin gets the keys to her apartment next week, it won’t just open the door to a new home, it will be a symbol of her innate ability to never give up.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Connacht have revealed plans for a 10,000 seater stadium as Galway turns green in advance of the province’s biggest fixture in its professional era.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
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Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
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Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Almost 50 children were homeless in Cork in early October, while the bill to house homeless families in the city was more than €25,000 in September alone.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
There were at least 4,089 complaints regarding alleged antisocial behaviour (ASB) in 21 local authority areas last year — and the number of difficult tenants removed from their homes could rise this year as councils enact new powers.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
An alliance of doctors, HSE experts, youth leaders,and campaigners are backing an Oireachtas Health Committee report on the forthcoming Alcohol Bill.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Demand is far outstripping supply in Galway City’s main shopping thoroughfare, Shop St, with just one retail property currently available for lease.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Authorities knew about a possible kerosene contamination in a water supply five days before notices were issued advising residents not to drink the water, it has emerged.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
A sample of public contracts entered into by cash-strapped Galway City Council has revealed an overspend of almost €2.5m.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Just three fines a week were imposed on motorists who parked in cycle lanes last year, Garda figures have revealed.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
The future of two GAA grounds earmarked for Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid remains in doubt following events yesterday.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
A survey of major charities dealing with homelessness has found that rough sleeping has increased significantly across the country, with a 500% rise in Cork alone.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Local authorities are practically powerless to deal with problem tenants causing antisocial behaviour.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014