Storm Brian: Flood and wind warning in Galway for Saturday

Council crews will be on standby in Galway on Saturday, with potential for flooding caused by Storm Brian. A Status Orange Wind Warning is in place from 6am to 6pm, with gusts up to 130km/h...

Backing for brown trout lobby over Corrib pike row

A former government minister has urged the current minister with responsibility for Lough Corrib to issue an unequivocal statement that brown trout will remain a priority in the last remaining wild brown trout fisheries. Moycullen...

Apple’s Athenry project is back in the balance

Supporters of Apple’s Athenry plans have been left to stew for another week at least as objectors prepare a fresh court challenge to frustrate attempts to build an €850 million data centre. Relief and joy...

Prom pummelled, water and power hit – but Galway avoids worst of Ophelia

GALWAY and the West – with the exception of the Salthill Promenade area – seems to have escaped the worst of ex-hurricane Ophelia last Monday with no major accidents or structural damage reported. Sea surges...

Owner’s labour of love sees Galway holiday home crowned best in the country

One woman’s dream of buying back her grandparents’ old home and restoring it back into a picture postcard thatched cottage saw her this week acclaimed as the owner of the best holiday home in...
Isobel Mahon who wrote and performs in Boom.

Notions and secrets the focus of Isobel’s ‘Boom?’

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “A suburban farce that crosses over into a family drama,” is how Isobel Mahon describes her play Boom? which will come to the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday, November 2,...


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