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City Council seeks reduction in scale of proposed Bohermore hostel

Galway City Council is seeking a reduction in the size of a proposed hostel which would replace Tonery’s Bar in Bohermore. Plans were submitted to the council by Peadar Tonery March for the demolition of Tonery’s Bar and the adjoining garage in Bohermore, and the construction of a hostel and commercial unit on the large […] Galway Daily …




Galway Simon gets approval to build apartments for older people

The Galway Simon Community has been granted approval for a new housing project for older people with mobility issues. Planning permission has been granted for the demolition of a derelict building at 111 Upper Newcastle, and the construction of a new apartment building in its place. The building will contain ten one-bedroom apartments specifically designed […] Galway Daily …


Plans submitted for 62 hectare solar farm outside Tuam

Plans have been submitted to Galway County Council for the construction of a 62 hectare solar farm just outside of Tuam. The planning application, which is currently at the pre-validation stage, seeks a ten year permission for development on the site. The proposed solar farm would be on land in the townlands of Cloontoa, Rinkippeen, […] …