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Crew’s charity row from Westport to Clifden for Alzheimer’s awareness

Two Connemara brothers are to undertake an emotional sea journey along the west coast – in their late father’s currach. Dara and Jonathan Wallace, along with their friend and neighbour Colin Pryce from Kingstown, will...

Tusla to oppose request for information on Tuam baby home

The Child and Family Agency will formally outline its opposition by the end of the month to a claim brought by Galway man seeking information about his sister who may have died in the...

Councillor hits out at lack of grass cutting in estates

Ballinasloe’s estates are being short-changed when it comes to getting the grass cut in their estates – unlike, according to one local councillor, their counterparts in Galway City. But Cllr Dermot Connolly was told that...

Saolta confirms UHG hit by computer virus

Computer systems at University Hospital Galway (UHG) were infected with malware, management have confirmed. The ‘ransomware’ malware encrypts files on PCs and threatens to wipe them unless the attacker is paid a certain amount of...

Series of public meetings on future of the Irish language

The first in a series of public meetings on language plans for Galway's Gaeltacht regions will be held in the city tomorrow (Monday). Irish Language Officers are to be employed in the Gaeltacht to assist...

Galway households most likely to be chosen for tax audit

Households and businesses in Galway and Roscommon are the most likely in the country to be chosen for a tax audit. The district not only has the highest share of tax audits, but also the...

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