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“All archives” from mother and baby home made available

The Acting Chief Executive of Galway County Council has rejected claims that archives relating to the Tuam mother and baby home have not been released. Kevin Kelly told today's meeting at County Hall that there...

‘Failure’ of new traffic light controller causes chaos on roads

Concerns were raised today that the city's traffic congestion problems extended into the county. Galway City Council says it was ‘inundated' with calls this morning as commuters faced tailbacks of up to five kilometers on...

Fire Service issues warning about gorse fires

Galway Fire and Rescue Service has warned landowners to stop burning scrub as gorse fires got out of control over the weekend across the county. Fire crews tackled blazes in Loughrea, Clifden, Costello Connemara, Tuam, Gort and...

Fire crews tackle Connemara gorse fires overnight

Fire crews in Connemara were kept busy throughout the night as they tackled serious gorse fires in Baile na hAbhann. Several units of the fire service responded to calls early yesterday evening and spent over...

Cllr lashes out at colleagues claiming headlines for work of others

Opportunist politicians, who claim credit for securing money for projects they had nothing to do with have been branded “thieves”. Sinn Féin County Councillor, Dermot Connolly blasted Oireachtas members for issuing statements claiming credit for...

€40k grant for rundown homes could help housing crisis

Serious inroads could be made into the housing waiting list in both Galway city and county if only a fraction of the vacant properties were refurbished to liveable standards. Under the Government’s Repair and Lease...


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