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18-year-old Galway girl wins silver medal at Ice Swimming World Championship

Galway girl Ciara Doran has taken home a silver medal after competing at the Ice Swimming World Championship last week. The eighteen-year-old finished just under...

Cuts to pupil teacher ratio threaten viability of rural primary schools says Ó Cuív

The pupil teacher ratios in small, rural primary schools need to be improved or else it will be difficult for communities to retain their...

From Minnesota with love – High school band playing in aid of Galway Simon

Local schools and community groups in Galway have always shown strong support for charities like the Galway Simon Community, with many gigs raising funds...

Lower back pain in the sights of €15 million research project

Researchers from Galway are taking part in a €15 million project targeting lower back pain. CÚRAM Medical Devices Research Centre at NUIG is one of...

Anne Rabbitte to run in European Parliament election

Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte has been added to the Fianna Fáil ticket for the upcoming European Parliament elections. Deputy Rabbitte will be standing for...

Charlie Byrne’s crowned Best Independent Bookstore in Ireland

Galway's famed Charlie Byrne's has been named the Best Independent Bookshop in Ireland. A staple of cultural life in Galway for 30 years, Charlie Byrne's...

Galway mother charged with rape of her own daughter

A Galway woman has been charged with the rape and sexual abuse of her daughter, along with two men accused of raping her two...

Profits double at Loughrea pharma company

The Loughrea based pharma company Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing saw its pretax profits more than double to €2.72 million last year. The Irish Times reports that newly filed...

Galway dominates National Museum archive of ‘community’ history

The National Museum of Ireland is building a massive programme of local, community driven historical archives, and so far Galway is dominating the field. The...

Local Aldi staff award Pieta House €500 grant to support vital services

Aldi’s Loughrea store staff have awarded Pieta House with a €500 grant in recognition of its fantastic work and to help support its vital...

Des Bishop Galway gigs cancelled due to bereavement

Des Bishop has cancelled his Galway gigs this weekend due to the death of his mother. The comedian paid tribute to his mother on Instagram...

‘Inspirational’ Athenry native wins silver at para-cycling World Championships

Athenry native Ronan Grimes has won a Silver medal at the Para-cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn. Ronan began cycling just over five years ago, and began...

Galway Hospice not pursuing legal review of planning refusal

Galway Hospice have decided against pursuing a legal review of the decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for a new hospice. Last...

Two questioned over drugs and gun seizure

Two men were arrested by Galway gardaí, and one is still being questioned, after drugs and a gun were seized in a raid in...

Search for missing Inis Oírr woman ends after body recovered

The search for an Inis Oírr woman reported missing yesterday (21/3) has been stood down after the body of woman was found off the...

Missing teenager found safe after public appeal

A teenager who was reported missing from Galway city has been found safe and well. Stephen Furey (16) was reported missing from the city since...

Aran Islands secondary school scheme awarded €450,000

Post-Primary schools in the Aran Islands have been granted an allowance of up to €450,000 to help students from the mainland live and study...

More time sought to build 26 Ballinasloe houses

More time is being sought to complete a residential development of 26 houses at Creagh, Ballinasloe. An extension of duration is being to planning permission...

Gardaí appeal for help to find missing Galway teenager

Gardaí have appealed to the public for information to help find a teenager missing from Galway city. Stephen Furey (16) has been missing from Galway...

Housing Minister to address Galway conference on urban development

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will address a conference taking place in Galway next week on urban development. Minister Murphy will be the keynote speaker at ...
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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...