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Brothers of Charity propose ambitious walking trails network for Clarinbridge

The Brothers of Charity have submitted plans to the County Council to create a network of more than 4km of walking trails in Clarinbridge. Planning permission is being sought for works that would involve creating or improving walking trails on the ground of Kilcornan Estate at the east end of Clarinbridge. In total the project […] Galway Daily …


Plans progress for 3km riverside walking trail in Gort

Plans are progressing for the creation of a beautiful new walking trail alongside the Gort River, with a planning application now before the county council. The proposed River Walk will be approximately 3.2km in length, starting from Gort town centre, and following the east side of the Gort River as it flows north. After roughly […] 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 a new gym on the Headford Road

Plans have been submitted to the city council to open a new gym on the Headford Road. Metas Grandis Ltd is seeking planning permission to convert the first floor of Unit 4 in the Terryland Retail park from a warehouse space to a gym/fitness centre. The applicants state that their customer research has produced feedback […] …


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, […] …