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Senator poses ‘awkward’ questions on 2020 spending

Galway’s year-long designation as Capital of Culture in 2020 could turn into another ‘arthouse cinema debacle’ without proper checks and balances being put in place, a senator has cautioned. Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has again warned...
Keeping it in the family. Pat McDonagh (Shaskeen) with his son Fergal and his grandnieces Eabha, Róisín and Fiona McDonagh from Ballinasloe.

Comhaltas concert shows future is bright

Hundreds of traditional musicians, singers and dancers gathered in the city’s An Taibhdhearc Theatre last week to raise funds for this year’s Connacht Fleadh which will be hosted by Moycullen Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. It...

Almost half of Galway participants dropped out of JobBridge

Almost 45% of Galway participants on JobBridge dropped out before completing the Government scheme, new figures reveal. Since JobBridge was introduced in 2011, a total of 3,079 participants in Galway availed of work placements and...

Man fled house where two bodies were found

A 32-year-old city man, found on the grounds of a home that had been sealed-off for a technical examination after the discovery of two bodies inside it hours earlier, escaped a conviction as it...
Galway defender David Walsh who will be hoping the Tribesmen can continue their unbeaten run in Division Two against Clare at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

Galway on guard for rare clash with Clare in Salthill

A novel pairing, as Galway and Clare senior footballers lock horns this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2pm) in the National League for the first time in over two decades. Galway were at a low-ebb in...
Community Organic Garden.

Council rejection hasn’t deterred garden group from plans to extend facility

Members of the committee for Westside Community Garden are holding out hope for plans to extend the facility this year – despite Galway City Council failing to approve their use of public lands to...

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