Garda chief: underage drinking a problem throughout county

Underage drinking is a problem throughout the county, according to Galway’s top Garda. Consumption of alcohol is not only confined to third level students, Chief Superintendent Tom Curley said, but children aged 13, 14 and...

Rural-based learning key to community-driven project

The plan to lure American college students to a tiny rural hamlet in Connemara could be replicated across the west of Ireland. Connemara West was named as the body responsible for examining the potential to...

Dublin crime gang thought to be behind spate of burglaries

A gang from the greater Dublin area are thought to have been involved in about 15 house break-ins across different parts of Galway on the last two weekends of January. A significant amount of jewellery...

Canney backs plan to merge Galway city and county

The biggest decision ever to affect the whole of Galway is due within a few weeks when a review group will rule if the city and county local authorities are to be amalgamated –...

Planners approve Moycullen glamping and adventure centre

Permission has been granted for the development of an adventure centre and glamping site in Moycullen. The project is led by Delphi Outdoors Limited which already operates a leisure resort at Delphi Valley, near Leenane...

N59 Campaign hands in list of demands at County Hall

Members of the N59 Action Campaign attended County Hall this afternoon to hand in a list of demands on the controversial N59 road upgrade project. The five-person delegation presented their demands on the long-stalled scheme at...


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