County Council News, October 2007

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Gifford Consultants have been appointed by Galway County Council and the Heritage Council to compile a Conservation Plan and Management Plan for the Town Walls.

As part of the consultation process, a public meeting will be held in the Raheen Woods Hotel, (De Burgo Suite), on Wednesday, the 3rd of October at 8pm. Anne Thorton of Giffords will explain all aspects of the project, and those present can air their views and concerns in relation to the compilation of the Plans. Those in their teens and twenties will be most welcome to attend, as their views will be of vital in getting a comprehensive community view of what is being proposed.

East Galway to benefit from Water and Sewerage grants
Many East Galway communities will benefit from the recent multi-million investment package in Water and Sewerage facilities announced by Minister John Gormley.

The Tuam Regional Water supply will be extended to Clarinbridge and will cost over €2 million euro. Before the year is out, the long awaited Craughwell Sewerage Scheme costing €4,113,000 will commence, and in 2008 Athenry will see its sewerage infrastructure upgraded at a cost of €11.6 million.
Under the Serviced Land Initiative further investment will be made in the areas around Athenry, Claregalway and Craughwell. As well, Craughewell’s water supply will benefit under the Rural Towns and Villages initiative to the amount of €6,443,000.

This Article was first published in East Galway News and Views, October 2007

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Written by Peter Feeney

Published here 20 May 2024 and originally published October 2008

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