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Music Festival at airport all set to fly

The 1980s reggae band UB40 and urban four-piece Rudimental, whose single 'These Days' hit the top of the UK charts last month, are the two headliners for a new music festival at Galway Airport...

Liddy Medal for Garda mowed down by car 38 years ago

Garda Christy Ryan was on duty at Creagh outside Ballinasloe during the Circuit of Ireland Rally 38 years ago this month when he mowed down by a passing car. The 42-year-old’s injuries were catastrophic. He...

€880k raised by Manuela Riedo Foundation

The Manuela Riedo Foundation Ireland – founded in memory of the Swiss student so brutally murdered in Galway in 2007 – has announced that the total funding raised in Manuela’s name has reached €880,000...

Ballinasloe’s fibre optic ‘big dig’ work set to start

Works on Ballinasloe enhancement scheme will commence within the next week – and it is hoped that, when completed, the town will have the capacity to attract a major technology industry. It has been confirmed...

Man fined for exposing himself outside primary school

A 63-year-old father of six, who exposed himself outside a school in the city three years ago, was fined €500 at Galway District Court. In imposing the penalty, Judge Mary Fahy said that she was...

Tesco still interested in opening outlet on outskirts of Tuam

A supermarket giant is still interested in establishing a store on the outskirts of Tuam, according to the Local Area Plan which was discussed this week. It has been confirmed that Tesco want to establish...


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