Imminent closure of Time 4 Us service in Galway

Deputy Connolly said that it has come to her attention that the Board of Directors for Time4Us has written to all parents informing them that the service will be closing on March 31st, 2018. This is a service that has been in existence for over 10 years having been established in 2007. During that periodContinue Reading

Petition for light rail in Galway

This Saturday will see the next step in the campaign for the roll-out of light rail in Galway. Deputy Connolly said she is now following up on the commitment given by her at a packed public meeting on Thursday 30th November, 2017, to initiate a petition campaign which will show the demand for light railContinue Reading

Urgent action needed to resolve the difficulties with ambulance service accommodation at Merlin Park

Deputy Connolly has said she fully understands the frustration felt by the ambulance team with the unsuitability of their accommodation at Merlin Park. She said that despite repeated promises that this accommodation would be temporary, it is now over three years since the ambulance service was asked to move. In this regard Deputy Connolly saidContinue Reading

The housing and homeless crisis in Galway is out of control and will continue to escalate with detrimental consequences if immediate action is not taken

Deputy Connolly said the failure by the City Council to build one single public house since 2009 has greatly exacerbated the crisis. The City Council is now attempting to rectify this situation by taking a number of initiatives including the provision of approximately 60 houses by direct build, approximately 70 through turn-key developments, and aContinue Reading

Survivors must be at the heart of the process to redevelop the site of the former industrial school at Lenaboy, Taylor’s Hill, Galway

Deputy Connolly fully supports the call from survivors and their families that they be placed at the heart of any consultation process in relation to the development of the former industrial school at Lenaboy, Taylor’s Hill. Furthermore, the request by ‘The West of Ireland Centre for Survivors and their Families’ that the building be usedContinue Reading

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