Work on bike stations is temporarily suspended

Work has been suspended on three of the docking stations planned for the city’s bike rental scheme after councillors voiced their concerns over the locations. The chief executive of Galway City Council Brendan McGrath told councillors at the last council meeting that he would discuss the issues with officials from the…

Galway FC take two-goal lead into second leg of play-off

Galway FC 2 Shelbourne 0 Galway FC manager Tommy Dunne is warning against any kind of complacency as his side head to Tolka Park this Friday night with a two-goal cushion in the First Division promotion play-off. Goals in either half from Ryan Connolly – a penalty – and Gary Shanahan capped a…

Hostile policy is keeping motorhomes away from Galway city

Galway city, the tourism capital of the West of Ireland, is implementing planning policies that are openly hostile to motorhomes, an industry estimated to be worth €3.3 billion annually in Europe. Galway’s ‘céad míle fáilte’ no longer extends to the operators of motorhomes and camper vans, who have been banned from…

New lease of life for city’s residential building sector

A new lease of life is being breathed into Galway’s ailing residential construction sector, with activity in the first eight months of the year up more than 40% on the same period in 2013. Work got underway on almost 300 new homes in the city and county between January and August…

Carrowbrowne composting facility set to be privatized

Galway City Council’s composting facility at Carrowbrowne looks set to be privatised, after the local authority was told it would require significant investment to bring it up to EPA and Department of Agriculture requirements. The Council is under increasing pressure from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Dept to invest in…

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Work on bike stations is temporarily suspended

Work has been suspended on three of the docking stations planned for the city’s bike rental scheme after councillors voiced…

Hostile policy is keeping motorhomes away from Galway city

Galway city, the tourism capital of the West of Ireland, is implementing planning policies that are openly hostile to motorhomes,…

New lease of life for city’s residential building sector

A new lease of life is being breathed into Galway’s ailing residential construction sector, with activity in the first eight…

Carrowbrowne composting facility set to be privatized

Galway City Council’s composting facility at Carrowbrowne looks set to be privatised, after the local authority was told it would…

Sport

Galway WFC denied historic win by last minute equalizer

Raheny United 2 Galway WFC 2 Defending Continental Tyres Women’s National League…

Galway FC take two-goal lead into second leg of play-off

Galway FC 2 Shelbourne 0 Galway FC manager Tommy Dunne is warning…

Bad day for Galway city clubs

FOR Galway city club St Michael’s, Sunday was the best…

Business

Packed programme for Galway Science & Technology Festival

Over 35,000 primary and secondary school students will take part in more than 180 events when the 17th Galway Science and Technology Festival takes place…

Meet West hosts Oceans' Seven swimmer

Cork-based Stephen Redmond, the first person in the world to complete all seven open-water swims that make up the Oceans' Seven Challenge, is the guest…

Lifestyle & Ents

Glass always half empty for RTÉ’s sporting gurus

TV  Watch with Dave O’Connell Given his past brushes with the…

Crafty idea sees Rona showcase new talent

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets the woman behind one of…

Trad festival aims to break world record

Gort’s annual Cooley-Collins Trad Festival will take place from October…

Comedy Carnival play explores highs and lows of Singlehood

Una McKevitt describes herself as “a bit of a lone…

Farming

Superlevy warning to Galway’s dairymen

DAIRY farmers in Galway have been asked this week to carry out a ‘root and branch’ review of their milk…

Teagasc embargo needs to be lifted

GALWAY farmers need all of the advice available to them as a need to recruit further Teagasc staff is highlighted…

Opinion

Someone should teach Hildegarde how to vote

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column by Dara…

Deirdre and Paul take mystery out of finance

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets financial advisers Deirdre…

If you’ve an alarm clock to wake, you need more…

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I’m so tired. So very tired. …

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Work on bike stations is temporarily suspended

Work has been suspended on three of the docking stations planned for the city’s bike rental scheme a…

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Someone should teach Hildegarde how to vote

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The Fine Gael cronyism scandal rumbles…

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Galway WFC denied historic win by last minute equalizer

Raheny United 2 Galway WFC 2 Defending Continental Tyres Women’s National League champions Rah…

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Revealed – cost of a County Council seat

Aspiring politicians who want to top the poll in the local elections and spend relatively little mon…

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Priests shortage may mean more flexible funerals

There are no plans to introduce collective weddings or funerals in response to a shortage of priests…

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Call for ban on sulky racing

In the aftermath of the Ballinasloe Fair, a call has been made for laws to be put in place to preven…

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Minister set for talks on Outer Bypass

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe will visit Galway next month to discuss the new route for the Cit…

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NUIG steps up drug patrols on campus

NUI Galway authorities have stepped up security patrols on the campus, following reports of heroin a…

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Some housing applicants on list for eleven years

The direct provision of social housing was the best solution to ensuring shorter housing lists, Chie…

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