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“End is near” for Simon Harris says Fitzmaurice amid record overcrowding

Independent Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has said that the "end is near" for Health Minister Simon Harris amid critical hospital overcrowding. The warning that Simon...

Maura Hopkins withdraws as candidate for Galway-Roscommon

Senator Maura Hopkins has announced that she is withdrawing her candidacy for a seat in Galway-Roscommon in the coming general election. Speaking about her decision,...

Councillor Aisling Dolan to stand for Fine Gael in general election

Formerly independent county councillor for Ballinasloe Aisling Dolan has joined Fine Gael and will be standing for them in the next general election. Counillor Dolan...

Ó Cuiv and Crowe to stand for Fianna Fáil in Galway West in the next general election

Fianna Fáil have chosen city councillor Ollie Crowe and current Galway West TD Eamon Ó Cuív to contest the Galway West - South Mayo...

Hildegarde Naughton recuses herself from Dáil voting scandal inquiry

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton has announced that she is recusing herself from the Dáil inquiry into TDs voting on behalf of their colleagues. Hildegarde...

What steps can Galway businesses take ahead of Brexit?

With Boris at the wheel in London steering the United Kingdom into a no-deal Brexit, there are concerns about what this will mean for...

HSE urged to fix ‘ridiculous situation’ with Tuam Primary Care Centre

The opening hours for Tuam Primary Care Centre are not fit for purpose and the HSE nationally needs to sort out the problem as...

Govt decision to reappoint Hogan as commissioner is clear ‘victory for cronyism’

The government's decision to reappoint Phil Hogan as Ireland’s commissioner has been described as 'a missed opportunity' by a Midlands North West MEP. Matt Carthy...

President Higgins says Brits are “throwing a tantrum” during German visit

President Michael D Higgins has said that 'our nearest neighbours are throwing a tantrum' during a three-day visit to Germany this week. The President made the...

Owen Hanley: Why is Leo Varadkar Taoiseach?

By Owen Hanley  Last month Taoiseach Leo Varadkar unveiled a climate action plan nobody really believes in to do something that he never seemed to...
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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...