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Living life in the shadows of Galway’s Little Brazil

Gort used to affectionately be referred to as Little Brazil. During the boom years, its meat factories were a magnet for thousands of migrant workers from South America. Companies actively recruited Brazilians, who came here...

Economic corridor targeted with bringing jobs to the west

The development of an Atlantic Economic Corridor under the new Government Rural Action Plan – including an advance factory on IDA lands in Tuam, a business innovation ‘hub’ and marine investment in the Gaeltacht...

Mass gathering helps break silence for rebel priest

Because Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery has been forbidden by the Vatican to speak in public, he had to seek a non-church venue for the Mass he celebrated on Sunday to mark his 70th...

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...

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...

Shocking, scandalous, dehumanising, degrading – report pulls no punches on UHG

The Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway has been branded “shocking and disturbing” – with staff trying their best to manage a “chaotic situation” – in an independent review commissioned by the Saolta Hospital...

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