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Fianna Fáil Councillor Seamus Walsh spoke to Galway Bay FM this morning to discuss the monster meeting last night in Oughterard where locals unanimously voted down any plans to use the Connemara Gateway Hotel to accommodate asylum seekers.
“The only information that I felt was was required last night was how to stop this thing. There was a plebiscite taken with a show of hands and to use the word unanimous…the people do not want this abhorration to come to our village.”
“I’m calling on the people of Oughterard to get out there and find an investor. The only way I can see this being solved peacefully and done properly is for that hotel to be developed as the jewel in the crown that it is — a 64 bed hotel on the Connemara gateway serving the tourist community of Ireland.”
“The contract hasn’t been