Bump in the road for proposed Galway council merger

The vast majority of councillors want Galway city council and Galway county council to continue as separate bodies

25th October, 2015
Minister Alan Kelly

Councillors in Galway are at odds with business groups over a proposed merger of its city and county councils.

Environment, Community and Local Government Minister Alan Kelly has set up a review group to examine the issue and it is due to deliver its report in the coming weeks.

The vast majority of councillors want Galway city council and Galway county council to continue as separate bodies.

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