Man accused of raping girl in cemetery

Two men charged with the rape of a girl at city locations between 1985 and 1995, were sent forward for trial at Galway District Court on Monday. When initially charged in June, one of the men (43) replied: “It didn’t happen” to all charges, while the second (57) had nothing to…

Homeowners in city to pay full whack of property tax

The Local Property Tax will not be coming down for city householders next year after warnings this week that services and major projects could be hit by such a move. City councillors voted on Wednesday not to give the go-ahead for a 15% cut in the property tax after Chief Executive,…

Ocean Race creditors to get 25% of what’s owed

Creditors of the Volvo Ocean Race grand finale in Galway are to receive just one-quarter of the estimated €1 million they are owed, in a ‘secret’ deal brokered over the past 18 months. The Galway City Tribune understands that around €250,000 has been raised for up to 200 creditors ‘left in…

Seanad call for probe into the death of City Council tenant

A Galway Senator has urged every member of the Seanad to read to a book by a former Galway City Council employee which alleges the abuse of power by officials and the background story surrounding the eviction of the late Bríd Cummins. Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh used his allotted time in…

Boston's 'Connemara' Mayor is set for real Galway homecoming

Martin J. Walsh is a Connemara man in everything but place of birth – and the next week will show how strongly the 48th Mayor of Boston is embedded in his Galway roots. “It’s who I am” Mayor Walsh has said. “It is my heritage”. And so he returns in triumph…

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Man accused of raping girl in cemetery

Two men charged with the rape of a girl at city locations between 1985 and 1995, were sent forward for…

Homeowners in city to pay full whack of property tax

The Local Property Tax will not be coming down for city householders next year after warnings this week that services…

Ocean Race creditors to get 25% of what’s owed

Creditors of the Volvo Ocean Race grand finale in Galway are to receive just one-quarter of the estimated €1 million…

Seanad call for probe into the death of City Council…

A Galway Senator has urged every member of the Seanad to read to a book by a former Galway City…

Sport

Derby bragging rights go to resurgent Killimordaly

Killimordaly 0-22 Sarsfields 1-16 THE perceived flaws of the senior hurling championship…

Injuries to Heenan and Henry mar build up to Connacht’s…

IT is not often Connacht Rugby enter the first derby…

Pressure on Galway FC to beat visitors Harps and keep…

WHILE the majority of the focus in local sporting circles…

Business

CIPD kicks off regional programme

Concentrating on mental fitness in the workplace was an appropriate way for the CIPD Western Region Committee to launch its Programme of Events for 2014…

Investors expected to flock to biggest auction in the West

More than 70 residential and investment properties are set to go under the hammer in Galway next month in the biggest ever auction to take…

Lifestyle & Ents

Established and upcoming acts to give free shows for Amplify

Forty-two live acts will take to the stage of 21…

Wilde about Oscar and his links to the West

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy meets Gerard Hanberry who will tell…

Macnas seeks musicians and money as it prepares for Halloween…

Macnas Theatre Company is currently preparing to set the streets…

Madness, creativity and hope in Druid production of Murphy plays…

REVIEW - BRIGIT and BAILEGANGAIRE - Druid Theatre Tom Murphy’s Bailegangaire,…

Farming

Beware of farm deals for sale of weanlings

Farmers have been advised to ‘play it safe’ when it comes to the selling of weanlings directly from their yards to private…

Lime key to land fertility

EVERY year, the same question is put to Teagasc advisers by farmers: "When is the best time to apply lime?”…

Opinion

Rags to riches as Rita hangs with rock stars

City Lives - Denise McNamara meets Rita Gilligan, the public…

All these short stories are giving me short nightmares

Double Vision with Charlie Adley As if someone had clapped their…

Connacht women’s rugby squad aims to upset odds

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon FOLLOWING the success of the Ireland…

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Man accused of raping girl in cemetery

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The Local Property Tax will not be coming down for city householders next year after warnings this w…

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Creditors of the Volvo Ocean Race grand finale in Galway are to receive just one-quarter of the esti…

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