THE FUTURE of Galway is right in front of it: between the former Great Southern Hotel on Eyre Square and the sea. Indeed, local architect Roddy Mannion believes that the landbank lying beside Ceannt Station could meet most of the city’s growth to the end of this century.
Owned in parts by CIÉ, distressed property developer Gerry Barrett and the Galway Harbour Company, it amounts to a total of 14 hectares (34 acres). But despite being identified in 1999 as having great potential for an extension of the city centre, nothing has happened.
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