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James Coyne, manager of the Westside Resource Centre, and Andrea Fitzpatrick, Research Associate - Art & Science Programme, Cúram SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices (NUI Galway), discussing a community art project at the Westside Resource Centre. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Resource Centre the beating heart of Westside community

Westside Resource Centre has been at the heart of the community for over 20 years – and key to its prolonged success has been a commitment to provide the area with an extensive selection...

Revamp of South Park facility moves a step closer to fruition

The overhaul of South Park will move one step closer Galway City Council approval in the coming months following the approval of draft plans by the Environment, Recreation and Amenity Strategic Policy Committee. In the...
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...

Now NUIG is accused of being ‘sexist’ against men!

NUI Galway, which has been ‘in the dock’ in recent years over discrimination of women, has now been accused of being “sexist” against men! A male member of the Governing Body made the charge at...
Galway is experiencing a dire shortage of centrally-located office space.

Lack of city centre office space hurting job creation

Large office buildings are urgently required to meet demand in Galway City Centre, which continues to have the lowest rate of vacant office space in the country. According to a report on the country’s office...
Eyre Square East: an Architectural Conservation Area.

Safety concerns over new restaurant plan

The city’s Chief Fire Officer has raised concerns about proposed escape measures from a planned Mexican food restaurant and takeaway in Eyre Square. And City Council planners have queried whether part of the building is...


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