Cancer centre has to install CCTV to protect from vandals

Rather than collecting for an essential piece of equipment, a cancer support service in East Galway must now turn their attention towards providing CCTV cameras on their property following a break-in by vandals to...

Council seeks to buy land to sort Parkmore traffic nightmare

Local authority officials hope to negotiate agreement with four stakeholders to purchase land to help speed up the proposed solution to the chronic congestion woes experienced at the notorious Parkmore bottleneck in the city. Engineers...

Galway native charts vision as students’ union head

Proper funding for higher education is top of the agenda for the Galway graduate who has just taken over at the helm of the country’s third-level student body. Michael Kerrigan from Kilconly, Tuam, was elected...

Water conservation notice issued for North Galway

An extensive water conservation notice has been issued for North Galway. Irish Water is asking people on the public supplies in Kilkerrin/Moylough, Williamstown, Mountbellew, Glenamaddy, Dunmore, Ballymoe and Ballygar to conserve water for the foreseeable...

Approval for solar panel farm near Portumna

Plans for a solar panel farm near Portumna have been granted approval. The project led by HTS Source Renewable Partners Ltd is to be located in the townland of Longford, Ballycrissane. The development will involve a...

Gardaí investigate cause of major Connemara gorse fire

Gardaí are trying to establish the cause of a major gorse fire in the Connemara area which continues to burn this morning. The fire started in the Tiernee area of Lettermullen around lunchtime yesterday (Wednesday)...


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