Minister hopeful of breakthrough for Galway tillage farmers

There could be a light at the end of the tunnel for Galway's tillage farmers. OPW Minister and Galway East TD Sean Canney says he's been in discussion with the Agriculture Minister following concerns over...

Mountbellew priest celebrates Mass on his 100th birthday

Fr Liam Kitt marked his 100th birthday by celebrating Mass attended by extended family, neighbours and friends at his home in Gratten Park, Mountbellew today. Fr Kitt, who is still hale and hearty at 100,...

Traffic disruption expected at Moyvilla due to road works

The Old Dublin Road, the R446, will be reduced to one lane at Lisheenkyle/Moyvilla for three weeks from tomorrow. It's to facilitate the tie-in of a new bridge alignment as part of the Gort to...

Groundswell of support for return to status quo in Galway East

The political groundswell has gathered pace to restore the old Galway East constituency to the county boundary – numerous submissions have been made to the new Boundary Commission to eliminate that section of the...

More than 500 submissions on Marine Institute’s plans

The Marine Institute’s planned test site off the coast of An Spidéal has attracted a wave of opposition from concerned individuals and organisations. A total of 557 submissions were lodged as part of the public...

Landowners in the dark over road compensation

A major €8.5 million road widening scheme in North Galway is to commence at the end of February – but affected land owners are still in the dark as to the amount of compensation...


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