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Prison for biting off part of man’s nose in savage attack

A shop assistant has been sentenced to three years in prison with the final eighteen months suspended for biting off part of a man’s nose during an unprovoked attack which was described by his...

Residential and medical suites plan for former nursery site

Plans for the construction of more than 50 new houses, along with a group medical and dental practice and office space on the Monivea Road have been lodged with Galway City Council. Green Way Estates...

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...

Pucking walls plan a boost for young hurlers

A plan to build three hurling walls locally, could help to supply more city-based intercounty hurlers to the county’s flagship teams. Funding was set aside in the City Council budget for 2017 to go towards...

No masterplan in the pipeline for Woodquay green area

Calls to have a ‘masterplan’ drawn up for the area known as the ‘Plots’ in Woodquay have been knocked back. However, the executive of Galway City Council has agreed to include the Plots in its...

Lucky syndicate scoops €67k from rugby and football bets

A lucky group of Galway punters have got their new year off to the perfect start, by winning over €67,000 from a €45 bet. The nine-man syndicate, based out of Crowes Bar in Bohermore, placed...

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