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Assault victims asked for compensation to be donated to charity

Assault victims asked for compensation to be donated to charity

Two men who were assaulted in 2016, Marek Bluma and Seamus Leonard, asked for their court ordered compensation be donated to charity. Ciarán Savage, of 20 Wellpark Grove Galway, w ...
President Michael D Higgins announces intention to run for second term

President Michael D Higgins announces intention to run for second term

President Michael D Higgins has delivered the expected news that he will seek a second term as Uachtarán na hÉireann. It was widely reported last month that President Higgins info ...
Galway 2020 hires British consultant to advise on creative strategy

Galway 2020 hires British consultant to advise on creative strategy

Galway 2020 have hired Martin Green, former leader of a British Capital of Culture team, to consult for them after losing Creative Director Chris Baldwin. Mr. Green was the chief ...
City council slams plans for student apartments at Westwood hotel

City council slams plans for student apartments at Westwood hotel

City Councillors expressed their dissatisfaction with plans for a 364 bed student accommodation project at the Westwood Hotel as being too large and with not enough parking. At th ...
Accused drunk driver was over five times the legal limit

Accused drunk driver was over five times the legal limit

A Clare man has been barred from driving for three years after being being arrested with a blood alcohol more than five times the legal limit. Adebayo Sholarin (47), of 33 Pound S ...
Three community projects in the Gaeltacht receive over €30,000 in funding

Three community projects in the Gaeltacht receive over €30,000 in funding

Three community projects in the Gaeltacht have been granted over €30,000 between them in funding for improvements to their facilities and equipment Minister of State for the Irish ...
Compensation and fine make an “expensive lesson” for man convicted of assault

Compensation and fine make an “expensive lesson” for man convicted of assault

€2,000 in compensation and a €500 fine make an "expensive lesson" for man convicted of assault. Abrasonis Vytautas (25), staying at the Savoy Hostel, was convicted of assaulting S ...
Strong support for €200,000 upgrade to Rinville Coastal Walkway

Strong support for €200,000 upgrade to Rinville Coastal Walkway

It's looking promising for a €200,000 upgrade to Rinville coastal walkway after a visit by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. Minister Ring visited the coa ...
Tuam Home Survivors Network condemns public consultation report

Tuam Home Survivors Network condemns public consultation report

The Tuam Home Survivors Network has condemned the public consultation report on the former Mother and Baby Home as a "worthless" and "crudely designed" attempt to delay taking any ...
Galway man fined for assault on his estranged wife

Galway man fined for assault on his estranged wife

A Galway man was fined by the District Court for assaulting his estranged wife when she came to talk to him about their son's education. Photographer Alan Guiomard, of 135 Wellpar ...
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