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    Galway tanks need to be demolished soon!

    January 2, 2009

    Lorna Siggins, in today’s Irish Times:

    FIVE MONTHS before the Volvo around the world fleet sails into Galway, the event’s hosts are confident that a breakthrough is “imminent” in preparations for Ireland’s first stopover of the race to date.

    Difficulties between Topaz and Chevron Ireland over relocating to a new oil terminal have stalled work on laying foundations for the Volvo Ocean Race village in Galway docks.

    The Government has committed €8 million to Ireland’s participation in the prestigious international event, including funding of the Galway race stage from May 23rd to June 6th.

    Read more here.

    Take a virtual tour of the planned Race Village here.

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