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Salthill Post Office has moved

From Monday, September 14th, 2020, Salthill Post Office has moved to O’Connor’s Centra shop. You have to go in through the shop towards the back to reach the post office. The old location is now available to rent.

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Why I am wearing a Mask

Why I am wearing a mask – I am educated enough to know that I could be asymptomatic and still give you the virus. No, I don’t “live in fear” of the virus; I just want to be part of … Continue reading

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Planning Permission granted for Telecommunications Tower at Arus Bóthar na Trá

Galway City Council has granted planning permission for the erection of a communications tower behind the Salthill-Knocnacarra clubhouse on Dr. Mannix Road. Three conditions were attached.  

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Smile

Smile When your finding life full of trouble and toil, that is the perfect time to crack a smile. Whether you come first or last in the race, don’t forget to wear a happy face. At times when life denies … Continue reading

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What a Pity

The missing Horse-chestnut Tree In front of a house, close by the sea, there stood a beautiful horse-chestnut tree. How long it stood exactly, I do not know. But it must have been a hundred years or so. For the … Continue reading

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City Hall is closed to the public – procedure to make submission on planning application

Note that City Hall is closed to the public due to covid-19 restrictions.  You can only be seen by appointment. If you wish to make an appointment ring 091-636400. There is only space for a limited number of appointments. If … Continue reading

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Procedures for returning to Mass in Salthill

Initially very few will be able to attend in person as the restrictions are gradually eased. In the meantime Mass on the webcam will continue daily at 10am. Find it at http://www.salthillparish.ie/our-parish/webcam/

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Planning Application for Communications Tower at the Arus – Update

Files for planning application number 20/124 have now been scanned so the public can view them online at https://plan.galwaycity.ie/?file_number=20124. Permission is sought to install an 18.1m (59.4 feet) multi-user free standing support structure carrying telecommunications equipment including antennas, RRUs and … Continue reading

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Application for Communications Tower and associated works at Aras Bóthar na Trá

A planing notice appeared in yesterday’s Irish Independent (13/5/20) for a free standing support structure  of 18.1m (59.4 feet) for communications equipment, including antennae, dishes etc. together with associated exchange cabinets,  fencing, and site development works at Salthill Knocknacarra GAA, … Continue reading

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Never Waste a Good Crisis

Never waste a good crisis. We may be in various forms of lock down. Our normal work may be stopped or restricted in some way. But with a positive attitude we can often find some advantages in our predicament. The … Continue reading

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