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Oughterard direct provision centre plans dropped in victory for local campaigners

Oughterard direct provision centre plans dropped in victory for local campaigners

In a rare victory for local opposition to government plans the decision to place a direct provision centre in Oughterard has been abandoned. It was announced today that a tender f ...
Government accused of “evasiveness, incompetence, contradiction, and disdain” in Oughterard

Government accused of “evasiveness, incompetence, contradiction, and disdain” in Oughterard

Harsh criticism has been leveled at the government over how it has responded to the local community in the direct provision centre controversy in Oughterard. Up to 3,000 people ma ...
Taoiseach says Justice Department should talk with people of Oughterard

Taoiseach says Justice Department should talk with people of Oughterard

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that if the Department does intend to put a Direct Provision centre in Oughterard then it should communicate that with locals. The Taoiseach was re ...
Over 1,000 march in Oughterard against Direct Provision Centre

Over 1,000 march in Oughterard against Direct Provision Centre

A protest march in Oughterard today against the establishment of a Direct Provision centre in the town was attended by roughly 1,000 people. People marched through Oughterard in a ...
New late night bus services to Moycullen, Rosscahill and Oughterard

New late night bus services to Moycullen, Rosscahill and Oughterard

The National Transport Authority has licenced two new late night bus services from Galway city on the Moycullen and Oughterard routes. Galway West TD Seán Kyne said that the NTA h ...
Oughterard getting ready for Ladies Day at the Galway Races

Oughterard getting ready for Ladies Day at the Galway Races

The Boat Inn, Oughterard is getting ready for its Ladies Day event as part of its Galway Races celebrations. The event will take place on Thursday, 1 August in support of the Nati ...
Oughterard Boxing Club building new training facility

Oughterard Boxing Club building new training facility

Oughterard Boxing Club has been granted planning permission to build a temporary new gym for training. The boxing club sought a grant of temporary permission to build a training f ...
Nine year prison sentence for manslaughter of Oughterard publican John Kenny

Nine year prison sentence for manslaughter of Oughterard publican John Kenny

Marian Lingurar Jr (24) has been handed down a nine year prison sentence today for the manslaughter of Oughterard publican John Kenny in 2011. Linguar was convicted of manslaughte ...
Oughterard Bed & Breakfast plans major expansion

Oughterard Bed & Breakfast plans major expansion

Carrowntober House Bed & Breakfast in Oughterard has submitted plans for renovations to expand its bed space and provide additional amenities. The development would consist ...
Five days of roadworks at Oughterard to cause delays

Five days of roadworks at Oughterard to cause delays

Traffic delays can be expected on the N59 from tomorrow as a week's worth of roadworks get underway at Oughterard. Resurfacing roadworks are being done on a stretch of road out ...
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