19 May 2023
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Galway’s new beach bye laws won’t be in place this summer
Galway Bay fm newsroom – New beach bye laws for Galway will NOT be in place for this summer.
Councillors in Connemara were told at yesterday’s meeting that the old bye-laws remain in place until the new laws are adopted, which is expected later in the year.
There was backlash when the draft bye-laws were first revealed, with concerns it would essentially ban watersports – a claim refuted by the county council.
Among the proposed measures are a ban on dogs at certain times, bans on inflatables, and limitations on the use of certain gear near swimmers.
Councillor Thomas Welby says discussions are ongoing with stakeholders: