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Active Fitness gym and leisure centre – keeping the community in shape for 25 years

For almost twenty five years now Active Fitness gym and leisure centre has been providing a place for people at the Connacht Hotel and...

Patient Experience Survey results published for UHG and Portiuncula Hospital

Both University Hospital Galway and Portincula University Hospital have said that they are happy with the results of a patient experience survey published yesterday. The...

How to get in amazing shape this Christmas!

With only weeks to the Christmas period, many of us have set a goal to get fit into either a dress or suit for...

Employee at Portiuncula Hospital wins Outstanding Employee Award

An employee at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) took home a Saolta Staff Recognition Award at a recent awards ceremony. Christie Costello, who has been working...

Galway hospitals take home three staff recognition awards

Galway University Hospitals won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in three categories at a ceremony in Mayo on Friday evening. The Maternity Department won the ‘Award...

Four healthy easy-to-make Halloween treats essential this week

By heart and stroke charity Croí´s dietitian This time of year, the treats can sometimes takeover the Halloween festivities. The supermarkets are stocked to the rafters...

74-year-old woman ‘assaulted on trolley by drunk man’ at UHG

Gardaí are investigating an alleged assault on a 74-year-old woman at UHG. The woman was allegedly assaulted by 'somebody who was drunk' and roaming about...

Tenders to be sought for new 50 bed ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Tenders are to be sought for the new 50-bed ward block at Portiuncula Hopsital which is due to begin in 2021, it has been...

Portiuncula University Hospital celebrates national breastfeeding week

Portiuncula University Hospital celebrated National Breastfeeding Week this week by welcoming author Maria Casey to the hospital to talk about the importance of supporting...

‘No smoking or vaping’ – GMIT launches Healthy Campus initiative

This week has seen GMIT commit to fostering a healthy lifestyle and diet with the launch of its new Healthy Campus initiative. Minister of State...

Fantastic one-day health and wellness event to take place in Claregalway

A fantastic one-day Health and Wellness event will take place at Claregalway Castle in Galway this September. The event, taking place on 15 September, will...

Special health and wellbeing events to take place across Galway islands

A one-off series of free health and wellbeing events will be held on the islands in the coming weeks. Healthy Ireland, a Government-led Health initiative,...

Irish people are more concerned about depression than other health issues

A study carried out by NUI Galway has found that of all aspects of health, Irish people place the greatest weight on depression and...
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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...