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Recycling centres closed across Galway county

Due to new restrictions put in place this weekend to combat the spread of coronavirus, recycling centres in towns across Galway County are closed...

Countdown to Galway 2020 begins with Clifden fire show

The final countdown is underway to the opening of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, with the opening celebrations rumbling...

Rejection of broadband antennae on historic Clifden church appealed

An appeal has been lodged against the county council's decision to refuse planning permission for broadband infrastructure on a historic church in Clifden. Cignal Infrastructure...

Galway City and Clifden to share in €15.5 million tourism initiative

Galway city and Clifden will both share in the €15.5 million Fáilte Ireland 'Destination Towns' initiative to boost their attractiveness and tourism appeal. This scheme...

RNLI volunteers get ready for a Perfect Storm this Christmas

As Christmas approaches, RNLI lifeboat crews based in Galway city, Clifden and the Aran Islands are issuing their own call for help as they...

Permission refused for broadband infrastructure on historic Clifden church

Planning permission has been refused to install broadband infrastructure onto the tower of an historic church in Clifden. Cignal Infrastructure sought approval to install six...

Free parking in seven Galway towns this December

Galway County Council is bringing in free parking in seven towns throughout the county for the month of December. On and off street parking controlled...

Tributes paid to Clifden RNLI volunteers

Members of the Connemara/Clifden RNLI Lifeboats Fundraising Branch gathered at the Station House Hotel in Clifden recently to honour long standing members on their...

Endangered turtle washed from Canaries to Galway flies home commercial

An endangered turtle carried from the Canary Islands to the beaches of Connemara by Atlantic storms is flying home commercial today. The Irish Examiner reports that the...

Searches end after body of missing Clifden man found

Searches have ended after the body Cathal Whelan who was reported missing in Clifden last week has been found. The 23 year old man from...

Gardaí appeal for information on man missing in Clifden

Gardaí are appealing to the public for information that may help to locate Cathal Whelan who has been missing in Clifden since earlier this...

Young Leitrim man missing in Clifden

Searches are taking place for a young Leitrim man who has been reported missing in Clifden this week. The family of Cathal Whelan are appealing...

Clifden water outages to continue until Monday

Water outages in the Clifden area are expected to persist until Monday due to a burst water main. A broken pipe causing supply disruptions in...

Clifden lifeboat volunteers promoted to new lifesaving roles in the RNLI

Rob King, the former full-time mechanic for Clifden lifeboat station has been appointed as the RNLI’s Area Lifesaving Manager for the West of Ireland. Rob...

Clifden lifeboat crews rescue injured man from rising tides

Two Clifden lifeboat crews rescued a man in danger of drowning yesterday after he injured himself and became trapped by the rising tide. The lifeboat...

Clifden RNLI gets state of the art €2.4 million lifeboat

Clifden RNLI have become the first station on the west coast of Ireland to receive the latest in lifeboat technology, the Shannon class lifeboat. This...

Clifden lifeboat rescues three stranded jet skiers

Three jet skiers who got stranded on Monday night when they broke down were rescued the Clifden RNLI lifeboat. The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat launched...

Speeding convictions down by 72% in Galway

The number of people convicted of speeding in Galway has declined dramatically in the past few years while drink driving convictions are on the...

Clifden water supply upgrades see 80 year old mains replaced

The water supply in Clifden should be much more palatable to drink after hundreds of metres of decades old water mains have been replaced. Two...

Clifden beach remains on EPA list of unacceptable water standards

Clifden Beach is one of five left in Ireland that still has 'Poor' quality bathing water according to the latest report from the EPA...
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People urged to follow rules on 2km exercise radius

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Menlo Castle restored to former glory in stunning video

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