Drunk driver escapes prison over road death

A drunken driver, who killed an elderly pedestrian and injured two Gardaí – one of them seriously – was today given 240 hours’ community service in lieu of a four-year prison sentence and disqualified...

Golden Arrows set to fly again for charity night

They were a staple part of the musical diet around Galway during the 1980’s and 1990’s – and now the Golden Arrows are making a comeback for one last time…20 twenty years after they...

Mother convicted for slapping four year old son

A passenger on a bus to Galway rang Gardaí when she witnessed a drunken mother repeatedly assault and abuse her four-year-old son. Gardaí were waiting and arrested the 26-year-old mother, who cannot be identified in...

McCarthy Cup clocks up the glory miles

It took the Galway senior hurlers nearly three decades to win it back, and the Liam McCarthy Cup has been on the go ‘non-stop’ ever since. From Boston to Beagh, Chicago to Clarinbridge, New York...

Garda warning after separate raids

GARDAI have advised shops and business across towns and villages in the west to double-check their security precautions after an attempted early morning raid by four masked men in Mountbellew this week. It also follows...

Early-season warning for struggling Galway seniors

Cork 0-13 Galway 1-3 GALWAY’S senior camogie team were handed a firm lesson last Sunday in their National League opener. Despite a strong start, highlighted by an Ailish O'Reilly sixth minute goal, Tony O'Donovan's charges...


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