Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin staying shut this weekend

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Galway Daily news More bins needed at the Spanish Arch to combat littering

The Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin will remain closed to the public this weekend, but some the of restrictions imposed by the city council are lifting.

The Spanish Arch, Claddagh Basin, and another of other amenities around the city were shut by the council at the end of May due to social distancing concerns after lockdown began easing.

The city council said today that it has been reviewing these measures in conjunction with the gardaí, and some changes are being made.

Blackrock Tower has reopened, with a one way system in place, as has the walkway to the rear of the golf course.

The cones and barriers removing parking along the Salthill Promenade are remaining in place, but the Toft and Salthill beach car parks are reopening.

The car park at Ballyloughane beach however, is remaining closed.

The road access and car parking for Rusheen Bay is reopening, but the road access to Silverstrand is remaining shut.

Galway and Ireland are now in Phase Two of the roadmap for coming out of lockdown.

Under the current phase more public amenities are allowed to reopen, but only as long as strict social distancing is abided by.

The travel limit has also been raised to anywhere within your county, or a 20km radius of your home.