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Big water protest for Galway on Saturday

A protest opposing water taxes is planned through Galway City on Saturday as part of countrywide day of action. Buoyed by the Government’s belated 20% tax relief for families to offset the cost of water in the Budget two weeks ago in the wake of the biggest public protest since the…

Residents ‘living in fear’ as council turns down security plan

Residents in the Glasán Student Village in Ballybane are living in fear of violence and intimidation, according to the management company there. Some students have been subjected to violence, while others have been victims of intimidation and threats. The operators of the village – which is 99% occupied under lease agreements with…

New signing Aki named in Connacht team for big clash with table toppers

THE cavalry has arrived for Connacht who are seeking to avoid another drubbing on the road when they face Ospreys at Liberty Stadium this evening (Friday, 7.35pm). Pacy and abrasive New Zealander Bundee Aki has been named in Pat Lam’s side to take on the Welsh table-toppers, who are unbeaten…

Swim club exodus to leave Leisureland in deep water

Five local aquatic clubs have vowed not to return to Leisureland if the operators of the Galway City Council owned swimming pool ploughs ahead with increased charges. Two water polo clubs and three swimming clubs, collectively with as many as 700 members, have threatened to desert the facility if the executive…

Arresting experience as Gardaí forced to evacuate station

A water pipe which burst during renovation work to the cells in Mill Street Garda Station caused the busy city centre garda headquarters to be evacuated for up to 24 hours. The ground floor of the barracks was flooded on Wednesday at 4pm when construction workers hit a mains. Due to health…

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Big water protest for Galway on Saturday

A protest opposing water taxes is planned through Galway City on Saturday as part of countrywide day of action. Buoyed by…

Residents ‘living in fear’ as council turns down security plan

Residents in the Glasán Student Village in Ballybane are living in fear of violence and intimidation, according to the management…

Swim club exodus to leave Leisureland in deep water

Five local aquatic clubs have vowed not to return to Leisureland if the operators of the Galway City Council owned…

Arresting experience as Gardaí forced to evacuate station

A water pipe which burst during renovation work to the cells in Mill Street Garda Station caused the busy city…

Sport

Galway FC on the brink of clinching promotion after late…

GALWAY FC’s match-winning hero against UCD in Belfield has a…

New signing Aki named in Connacht team for big clash…

THE cavalry has arrived for Connacht who are seeking to…

Title contenders vent their frustration as Turloughmore controversy drags on

The three hurling clubs waiting to fulfil fixtures in the…

Business

Large family home finished to a very high specification

This five-bed semi-detached home is located in the extremely popular estate of Ros Ard on the Cappagh Road on the western side of the city. Built…

Cost of running a household up 5% over the past…

The average cost of running a household in Ireland has reached almost €16,500 – almost half the average national wage – according to a newly-published…

Lifestyle & Ents

Dorothy’s art gives death new lease of life

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets an innovative artist whose art works…

Lyric fm puts spotlight on City choir project

The Schola Cantorum, a unique and ambitious choral initiative at…

Hard-rocking Fox Jaw happy to be hitting the road again

Fox Jaw return to Galway with a show in Róisín…

Musical celebration of late Eva Cassidy

The award-winning musical, Over the Rainbow, based on the life…

Farming

Galway dairymen receive quality awards

A group of Galway dairymen have been presented with awards for the quality of milk they produce. Improving technical efficiencies can bring around…

Brucellosis testing will finish from next Spring

AN end to brucellosis testing after 40 years is now on the cards following the application by Northern Ireland to…

Opinion

Work is child’s play for creative thinker Paula

City Lives - Denise McNamara learns about the work of…

There’s plenty of life left in Galway’s Masters panel

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon They may not enjoy the profile…

Ghosts don’t scare me as much as a car park…

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I saw a ghost but it…

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Big water protest for Galway on Saturday

A protest opposing water taxes is planned through Galway City on Saturday as part of countrywide day…

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Galway FC on the brink of clinching promotion after late…

GALWAY FC’s match-winning hero against UCD in Belfield has a simple game-plan for Friday night’s sec…

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