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BALLINASLOE MAN RAISING MONEY FOR CAMBODIA WATER WELLS 

BALLINASLOE MAN RAISING MONEY FOR CAMBODIA WATER WELLS 

Ballinasloe resident Eamonn Conway has embarked on raising funds after he witnessed the lack of clean water upon visiting Cambodia recently.  Originally from County Mayo, Conway ...
Galway storyteller finds a new audience

Galway storyteller finds a new audience

For years Rab Fulton has entertained crowds at the Crane Bar and at various other venues around the city and the area with his dramatic portrayals of magic and the wee folk. He ...
Fairgreen Hostel – 35 years of “emergency” accomodation

Fairgreen Hostel – 35 years of “emergency” accomodation

On June 24 1983, 35 years ago today, the Fairgreen Hostel for Homeless Men opened to tackle the growing number of young men living on the street. Four years after the foundation o ...
Housing horror: Tales from the trenches

Housing horror: Tales from the trenches

Housing Horror stories from Galway tenants We all know it's happening. Evictions, repossessions, rent hikes, an explosion of homelessness, and no social housing - with a maj ...
Gannet Fishmongers develop amazing new app!

Gannet Fishmongers develop amazing new app!

The award-winning Gannet Fishmongers Gannet Fishmonger MD Stefan Griesbach knows a simpler life is a better one. And the fishmongers have stepped up again to bring more innovati ...
Salthill beach cleaner Paulie Cleans Up will be missed!

Salthill beach cleaner Paulie Cleans Up will be missed!

For the past six weeks a young Lithuanian entrepreneur - under the name Paulie Cleans Up - has been collecting garbage in Salthill, South Park, and around Galway. But he's leaving ...
Local startups to watch: Newby Chinese language app

Local startups to watch: Newby Chinese language app

When you think of learning Chinese, you probably don't envision your teacher as a Galwegian stilt-walking engineer. But Richard McCurry seems to enjoy overturning people's expec ...
Five belated Father’s Day gift ideas

Five belated Father’s Day gift ideas

So - once again - you’re a terrible child. We saw this coming when you forgot Mother's Day - but again, we've all been there! Even for those without a good father figure in your ...
Galway is eating up all the Tiny Traders have to offer!

Galway is eating up all the Tiny Traders have to offer!

Every Saturday they come together on Dominick Street. More than 50 different artisans sharing one goal; to get their products out to the masses. And the diversity is staggering. ...
New podcast Erin’s Isle taking Galway and America by storm!

New podcast Erin’s Isle taking Galway and America by storm!

There are big plans in the pipeline for intriguing new podcast, Erin's Isle.   How does a former television journalist find new purpose? Erin Meehan Breen did on radio. ...
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