22 November 2023

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Demand for new steering group to better guide future use of Galway Airport

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Demand for new steering group to better guide future use of Galway Airport

There’s a demand for the creation of a new steering group to better guide the future use of Galway Airport.

Councillor Alan Cheevers tabled a motion at a meeting of Galway City Council, and it was accepted by a majority vote.

The call was made in the wake of city councillors moving to limit the number of gigs at the airport next summer to .

The site in Carnmore is jointly owned by Galway City and County Council – but there’s still no sign of a long-awaited masterplan a decade after the purchase.

The matter has been raised repeatedly by councillors from both local authorities, who are immensely frustrated that such a valuable resource is mostly sitting idle.

Councillor Cheevers says something has to be done.

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