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Delay in rolling out rent controls in Galway slammed as ‘clumsy’

The delay in rolling out the new rent control legislation measures for cities like Galway could end up ‘severely worsening’ the situation for many tenants, a city councillor has warned. Labour councillor, Niall McNelis, said...
Galway's Frank Burke, who is one of five people seeking election as President of the GAA. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Burke wants to put the club at heart of the GAA

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon On the last weekend of February, Ardrahan native Frank Burke will put himself before GAA Congress in a bid to become only the third person from the county (Peter J Kelly...

Terry’s tribute to 1916 Rising ‘mirrors’ Shantalla plaque

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The 1916 celebrations may be over, but the arguments about memorials continue to rumble on. A centenary monument was unveiled in Mervue just before...
Karl Blau.

Karl Blau’s show – an early contender for Galway’s gig of the year

Karl Blau’s show in Róisín Dubh on Saturday, February 19, promises to be an early contender for gig of the year. Introducing Karl Blau was one of 2016’s most listenable albums, a record where...
Galway full forward Jason Flynn sends the sliotar past Offaly goalkeeper James Dempsey for his team's opening goal in Sunday's National League tie at O'Connor Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Visit of rejuvenated Wexford hurlers to provide a more serious test for Galway

THE visit of Wexford hurlers to the West would normally not set the pulses of local fans racing, but this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2pm) promises to be a much more fascinating occasion as...

Surveillance operation thwarts phone thief’s escape

A Garda surveillance operation, set up two years ago to target the theft of mobile phones from unsuspecting pub patrons in the city by Dublin-based criminals, has paid dividends. Sergeant Fergus Gaughan gave evidence at...

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