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Fire Chief warns hotel project would not meet safety requirements

The backer of plans for a 43-bed hotel on Dominick Street has been sent back to the drawing board by the Chief Fire Officer, who said the building would not comply with fire safety...
There was no sign of Gaeilgeoir, Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív, when his Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin and Galway City Councillor Peter Keane met with NUIG President James Browne (centre) at the university last week. One wonders did the trio chat in Irish?

Dev Óg puts smacht on NUIG with ‘Ó Cuív Bill’

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Éamon Ó Cuív may seem like a gentle giant, and for the most part, he is. But whatever you do, don’t mess with Dev...
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Rofi James eyes-up Electric Picnic

A Galway group has made an extended shortlist to be voted into the line-up for this year’s Electric Picnic, and now needs the support of the public to secure the coveted slot. Rofi James are...
Owner Tom Quinn and trainer Steve Mahon, and his daughter Leah, with Stormy and Usa, both of whom will be running at the Galway festival.

West’s in-form duo plotting a major assault on Ballybrit

THEY are one of racing’s hottest owner/trainer properties this summer and their successful if unlikely alliance will be launching a strong assault on the Galway summer festival at Ballybrit next week. The partnership between trainer...

Salthill Direct Provision centre earns more than €32 million

The company contracted to run the Eglinton Hotel Direct Provision Centre in Salthill made a loss of €70,000 last year, according to company accounts. However, Maplestar Limited, had revenue reserves of more than €3.5 million...
Galway United's Gavan Holohan scores the first goal of his hat-trick against Drogheda United in Friday night's Premier Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

United rise to the challenge with big win over Drogheda

GALWAY United boss Shane Keegan admits he and his management didn’t try to play down the importance of the visit of Drogheda United in the week leading up to the game, but instead they...


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