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Galway named one of the world’s top 20 tourist destinations

Galway has always been popular, but its recent meteoric rise in popularity continues with yet another travel guide declaring it one of the world's...

Gardaí seize €140,000 worth of heroin in Loughrea

Gardaí seized suspected heroin with a street value of €140,000 during the search of a car in Loughrea this week. A 41 year old man...

Man jailed for theft and burglary at city centre businesses

A man has been sentenced to serve five months in jail for theft and burglary at two city centre businesses late last year. Martin Ward...

Man imprisoned for having a knife in public said it was for his protection

A man who was convicted of possessing a knife in public on two separate occasions in recent months claimed that he needed it to...

Row between elderly neighbours over garden ends in court for abusive beahviour

A long running row between older residents of a managed estate in Oranmore over their communal garden resulted in one man being convicted of...

Medtech company creating 30 jobs in Galway

Medtech consultancy firm Med-Di-Dia is going to be creating 30 jobs in Galway with the opening of its new offices in the city this...

Galway Educate Together Secondary School opens

The long awaited Galway Educate Together Secondary School has opened its doors to students this week, albeit in temporary accommodation. The Educate Together Secondary School...

Kevin Walsh steps down as Galway Senior Football Manager

Galway's Senior Football Manager Kevin Walsh has announced that he is stepping down after five years leading the team. Walsh has today confirmed to the...

Tech giants raise €40,000 for Galway Simon Community

A group of tech giants based in Galway city have raised almost €40,000 to help the Galway Simon Community's fight against homelessness this year. Hewlett...

Oranmore Leisure Centre plans include virtual reality and glow in the dark golf

Plans are in the works to convert vacant warehouses in Oranmore into a leisure centre with a range of activities like virtual reality and...

Free bulky household waste collection in Gort next week

Galway County Council is organising a free collection of bulky household waste in Gort for next week. County householders will be able to drop off...

Lidl supermarket for city retail park gets planning approval

Plans for a new Lidl store in Galway city have been given the go ahead after An Bord Pleanála ruled against an appeal. The city...

Bed and Breakfast plans for vacant city centre buildings

Plans are in the works to convert two vacant buildings in the city centre into a new Bed and Breakfast Planning permission is being sought...

Galway city should strive to become carbon neutral by 2023

Galway city should embrace the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2023 says Fianna Fáil councillor Alan Cheevers. Councillor Cheevers said there are a number...

More time given to complete Corofin community sports centre

More time has been granted to complete a community sports centre in Corofin which has been in the works since 2012. Galway County Council granted...

Children’s Millennium Park wins Green Flag award

The Millennium Park playground and green space for children in Galway city has been awarded the Green Flag environmental award. Only awarded for exceeding tough...

Maldron Hotel launches summer deal with kids staying free

Galway's Maldron Hotel has launched it's exclusive summer deal aimed at giving kids a great stay on holidays. For the rest of the summer children...

Gardaí search Galway property in child porn raid

A property in Galway was one of 14 locations around Ireland raided by Gardaí this week in an ongoing operation combating child porn. Local Divisional...

Almost €150,000 in grants targeting disadvantaged areas awarded to city community groups

Almost €150,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 29 community organisations in Galway city to help improve the facilities available in disadvantaged areas. The...

Search for local champions to bring an international conference home to Galway

The Galway Convention Bureau, which promotes Galway as a destination for international meetings, incentives, conferences and events, is looking for champions for Galway to...
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing people vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis

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Libraries get €200k for eBooks & eAudiobooks

Keeping yourself entertained and occupied is an important consideration in lockdown, making it a welcome move that €200k has been allocated for improving our...

Students must get refunds for leaving accommodation early, says SF

Amid reports of students and parents being denied refunds for leaving their accommodation early due to the COVID-19 crisis, Sinn Féin's Housing spokesperson Eoin...