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An Bord Pleanala rejects Gort housing development

An Bord Pleanála has upheld a decision to refuse planning permission for a housing development in Gort town centre. Galway County Council had previously refused...

Coronavirus: contact tracing centre set up at GMIT

  GMIT staff started work on Monday as Contract Tracing volunteers in a newly established tracing centre to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Over 80 GMIT volunteers...

Coronavirus: Update on confirmed cases in Galway and the state

Eight more people have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the Department of Health has confirmed. There have been 295 new cases of the virus...

Councillor calls for extension of fuel allowance to help the elderly

A City Councillor is calling on the government to extend the fuel allowance for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic to look after the...

People urged to follow rules on 2km exercise radius

The two kilometre radius used for exercising extends only from people's front door or gate, and no further, a Galway TD has said. People should...

Menlo Castle restored to former glory in stunning video

A video of Menlo Castle being restored to its former glory has appeared on the website of Australian insurance company, Budget Direct. Seven castles around...

Galway Simon asks people to hold onto charity shop donations

The Galway Simon Community has closed both of its charity shops in the city, but is asking people to hold onto anything they were...

Tuam RFC finds creative way to hold Player of the Year Awards

With the measures taken to halt the spread of COVID-19 across Europe, most events and gatherings have been cancelled or postponed. However, the lockdown hasn't...

Businesses urged to look at supports before letting staff go

Businesses in the county have been reminded of the package of supports open to them. East Galway TD Ciaran Cannon has said that employers should...

City Council establishes Coronavius response forum

Galway City Council is spearheading a new Coronavirus Response Forum to coordinate state agencies, voluntary, and community groups in this crisis. The Covid-19 coronavirus Community...

Ring Road oral hearing postponed until further notice

The oral hearing for the proposed Galway City Ring Road has been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic An Bord Pleanála...

10 more deaths from COVID-19 as cases in Galway rise to 68

Ten more people have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the Department of Health has confirmed. In the last 24 hours, there have been 200...
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Illegal dumping on the rise city councillor warns

A Galway City Councillor is asking people to be vigilant of illegal dumping in their communities, which he says has been increasing lately. Councillor Alan...

Coronavirus: Galway sees small increase in cases as 17 people die in Republic

Seventeen more people have died in the Republic after being diagnosed with Covid-19, the National Public Health Emergency Team has announced. Fifteen deaths were located...

€1m scheme announced to support Irish artists

A number of measures have been announced to support the cultural sector during the Covid-19 crisis. One measure announced was a new €1m scheme to...

‘Community Champion’ appointed for Galway to lead efforts against Covid-19

  A network of 'Community Champions' has been set up across the state to help with the ongoing Covid-19 emergency. Steve Dolan, CEO of Galway Rural...