Not a single water meter installed in city

Not a single household water meter has been installed in Galway City, as the charges controversy continues. Irish Water confirmed to the Galway City Tribune that its planned “metering programme has not yet commenced in the Galway City area”. It did not say when metering installation would commence in the city. The…

Council orders cover-up of 19th Century red-brick building

The owners of a late-19th Century building on Upper Abbeygate Street have been ordered to plaster over its original red brickwork by Galway City Council. The ‘by-the-book’ ruling was made by the local authority on the three storey building which currently houses the Dough Bros’ pizzeria. Work started last week on plastering over…

Good Samaritan to the rescue after defibrillator theft

Heartless thieves have stolen a defibrillator which a GAA club had spent months fundraising for to ensure their players would have the best chance of survival in the event of a cardiac incident. Castlegar GAA Club had raised €1,500 just a year ago to buy the machine which was stored in…

HSE denies 'secret' plan to downgrade Portiuncula

Two public hospitals in Ballinasloe and Roscommon will be downgraded by stealth through amalgamation, according to secret internal documents. The Health Service Executive (HSE) West denies it plans to amalgamate Roscommon and Portiuncula hospitals but Independent Deputy Denis Naughten insists that is exactly what is in the pipeline. Setanta Communications, the private…

Residents’ fears over huge hole in the road

Residents in a Gort estate have warned somebody will be seriously injured unless a ‘crater’ on the road – big enough for a young child to fall into – is filled. Locals say the pothole is at least four feet deep and appeared last weekend when part of a roadway collapsed…

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Not a single water meter installed in city

Not a single household water meter has been installed in Galway City, as the charges controversy continues. Irish Water confirmed to…

Council orders cover-up of 19th Century red-brick building

The owners of a late-19th Century building on Upper Abbeygate Street have been ordered to plaster over its original red…

Good Samaritan to the rescue after defibrillator theft

Heartless thieves have stolen a defibrillator which a GAA club had spent months fundraising for to ensure their players would…

HSE denies 'secret' plan to downgrade Portiuncula

Two public hospitals in Ballinasloe and Roscommon will be downgraded by stealth through amalgamation, according to secret internal documents. The Health…

Sport

O’Byrne leads Tribes girls to All-Ireland Cup triumph

THE Tribes Waterpolo Club won the girls Irish Under 19…

Famed All Black Muliaina to make Connacht debut against…

ORDINARILY, this clash has as much appeal as a soggy…

Table toppers Galwegians continue to set strong pace in Division…

AT the outset of the All Ireland League campaign there…

Business

€21m of sales recorded in Galway in just one month

More than €21m worth of residential properties was sold in Galway city and county during the month of October – representing a decrease of almost…

Private rent levels are heading back towards Tiger ‘boom’ rates

The chronic shortage of private accommodation available in the rental sector in Galway City is driving rents towards levels last seen at the height of…

Lifestyle & Ents

Telling his story helps survivor Mike rebuild life

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets Mike Gibbons who nine years…

O’Carroll comedy for An Taibhdhearc stage

Mountbellew drama group The Malthouse Players will bring Brendan O’Carroll’s…

Keeping it in the family brings success for Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers, a London based four-piece consisting of two…

Hometown gig for Leo and Anto

By Rory Mulcaire Members of the hugely popular band, The…

Farming

Beef price lift is needed to avert further protests

THE meat factories need to move quickly to a baseline beef price of €4/kg if they want to avoid further…

Farm heirs could face six figure tax orders

FARMERS and their representatives need to ‘keep their eye on the ball’ as regards the change in the 2015 Budget…

Opinion

Death visits three times, the last a friend and a…

Double Vision with Charlie Adley We are a fantastic species. For…

Galway football needs to undergo huge revolution

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon ‘Insanity: doing the same thing over…

Sarah gets exercised about staying healthy

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets Sarah Smith, sports…

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Residents’ fears over huge hole in the road

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Not a single water meter installed in city

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Council orders cover-up of 19th Century red-brick building

The owners of a late-19th Century building on Upper Abbeygate Street have been ordered to plaster ov…

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Good Samaritan to the rescue after defibrillator theft

Heartless thieves have stolen a defibrillator which a GAA club had spent months fundraising for to e…

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