Ban on Sponsorship could close Galway Festivals - Michael Crowe

Galway City mayor Michael Crowe has today called on Health Minister Mary Harney to postpone any ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events until we have a full economic recovery.

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Bohermore councillor is new city Mayor

Mayor Crowe, who was last night elected to the position at the Annual General Meeting of the City Council, said he would do everything he could to promote jobs for Galway City.

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Richshaws to be regulated

Cllr Michael J Crowe this week confirmed that Galway City Council are to introduce bye-laws for the operation of “Rickshaws” and any other non-motorised passenger transport in Galway City.

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Fianna Fáil councillors secure national swim championships for Leisureland complex

Fianna Fail Councillors Peter Keane and Michael J Crowe are confident that early planning coupled with the correct mindset of the various stakeholders including Galway City Council can result in a successful bid to attract the National Short Course Swim Championships to the Leisureland Complex in November 2010.

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New web-site for City bus users

Cllr Mike Crowe Chairperson of the Transport Committee has confirmed that a dedicated bus web site will be launched in July.
The site will contain information from all the service providers including routes, timetables, maps etc.

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Menlo City's Top Priority

Cllr Mike Crowe has said this week "that Menlo Village should be and hopefully will be Galway City Councils top priority as a result of the current flooding".

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Free to air will damage city

Cllr Mike Crowe has this week called on all Connacht Rugby fans to oppose Minister Eamon Ryan’s plan to make the Heineken Cup Rugby on a free to air basis.
Crowe believes that this will be to the determinant of rugby in Connacht.

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Estates need urgent care.

Cllr Mike Crowe has said there are a number of estates on the east side of Galway City which are not been looked after by a number of interested parties including Landlords, Galway City Council and some residents and that this needs to be addressed urgently.

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Crowe confirms further bus service improvements

Cllr Mike Crowe Chair of the Transport Committee Galway has confirmed that a proposal to erect six bus shelters on the Headford Road route will be brought before Council meeting on Monday.

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