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Local retailer steps up to save post office in Galway village

A local retailer could save the Post Office in Tynagh, south-east Galway, after expressing interest in applying for the contract of the post office. An...

The Connacht Hotel to host ‘Bubbles & Brunch at the Galway Races’ in aid of local charity

As the Galway International Arts Festival winds down, we begin preparing for one of the biggest weeks of the year with the Galway Races. And...

Galway work syndicate determined to keep €1m Euromillions win top secret!

An ecstatic group of Galway work colleagues embarked on an amazing top-secret mission to Dublin earlier today as they quietly collected a ‘truly life-changing' EuroMillions...

Jellyfish stings leave five in hospital; Galway Jellyfish experts give advice to public

Five people have been hospitalised in recent weeks from lion's mane jellyfish stings following a huge increase in sightings of the huge jellyfish across...

Leaked emails show HSE used funding for Galway children’s charity to balance its books

Hand in Hand, the Children’s Cancer Charity, has released details of their ongoing struggle with the HSE, a struggle that is marked by broken...

New podcast Erin’s Isle taking Galway and America by storm!

There are big plans in the pipeline for intriguing new podcast, Erin's Isle.   How does a former television journalist find new purpose? Erin Meehan Breen did...

Listen | People are loving this Galway band’s new Summer song!

The summer has given us some great weather so far, and Headford band The People Carriers has well and truly provided the perfect soundtrack. Summer...

You won’t want to miss this amazing bike buffet!

Food and cycling are very much a part of life in Galway, and both will come together in the middle of June in an...

Ronan Mullen slated for ‘shocking’ comments in final referendum debate

Senator Ronan Mullen has been slated for comments he made about mental health during last night's debate on the Eighth Amendment on TV3. Mullen, who...

Historic Open Day to take place at St. Pat’s School as it welcomes girls for first time

St Pat’s Primary School on Lombard Street in Galway City opened its  doors in 1954 as a boys only school in the heart of...

WATCH: Talented Galway Girl Irish dancing for summer camp scholarship

Mary Wards pub is possibly the most Irish-looking pub in the country, and it could be the nicest - especially in the sun. So it's...

THOUSANDS of Galway students register to vote in Referendum!

Over 3,000 students have been registered to vote since September in NUI Galway, the Students Union President has said. Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh said that he'd...

Galway man runs 256km across the Sahara Desert for charity!

From the Craggy Hills of Connemara to the Sands of the Sahara, Galway man Brian Keane has been through it all. Starting off with...

Homelessness doubled in past year and will continue to rise

Figures released yesterday for March 2018 show that there is now almost twice the amount of people staying in emergency accommodation in the West...

Teresa Mannion immortalised in Salthill mural

Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Teresa Mannion has been immortalised through art here in Galway. Some local artists painted an electric box in Salthill with her portrait...

Breaking Bread breaks barriers at Galway Food Festival

Another successful Galway Food Festival culminated this afternoon in the Breaking Bread community feast, held in a packed Printworks gallery on Market street. The feast...

Galway TD “agrees with Waterford Whispers” on Russian poision incident

Catherine Connolly TD yesterday told the Dáil that she agrees with the satirical news website Waterford Whispers that Russia is treated by the international...

What’s on this weekend in Galway

What's on this weekend: Friday, March 23 Woody Murphy plays the Secret Garden 7:30pm at The Secret Garden, 4 William Street West Free admission Woody Murphy will be showcasing...

OPINION: Ireland is closer to joining EU Army than many realise

There’s been a lot of talk about something called PESCO and whether it breaches the Irish constitution or the concept of neutrality. What is Irish...

Well-known Galway accountant nominated for prestigious award

Well-known Galway accountant Tom Hyland has been nominated in the Best Employer category in the Irish National Accountancy Awards 2018, set to take place...
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Lottery and gambling advertising should stop during crisis – TD

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Coronavirus: EU approves Ireland’s €200m business support scheme

The EU Commission has given its approval to the Irish government's €200 million scheme to financially support businesses badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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