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Gort to Tuam motorway to open ahead of schedule

The long-awaited Gort to Tuam motorway is on track to open to traffic three months ahead of schedule. The County Concil executive says the works are progressing well, and route is likely to open in...

Galway among highest Gaeltacht job growth areas

Údarás na Gaeltachta says Gaeltacht companies in Galway and Cork saw the highest net employment growth last year. The authority handling the development of the Gaeltacht says a total of 559 new jobs were created...

Galway writer’s Mafiosa novel making international waves

They say that good things come in threes – but that’s not the only reason that the final instalment of  trilogy is already making international waves. Galway writer Catherine Doyle, who is at the vanguard...

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,...

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...

City demonstration against Trump presidency

A demonstration will take place in the city today to voice opposition to Donald Trump's presidency. ‘Women's March on Washington' events are taking place in Galway and Dublin to coincide with a march in the...


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