Council working with NPWS to provide new footbridge in Oughterard

The County Council says it's working to overcome environmental issues facing the provision of a new footbridge at the bridge over the Owenriff River in Oughterard. This bridge is traveled by thousands of vehicles daily,...

Minister Varadkar has ‘unfinished business’ at UHG

Minister Leo Varadkar says he has ‘unfinished business' in health – and he's pushing the Government for greater investment in Galway. The Social Protection Minister was in Loughrea today for a series of engagements. Speaking...

County Council denies ‘limbo’ status over merger speculation

Galway County Council workers fear that essential services such as pothole repairs will be drastically cut back because of staff layoffs – which they believe are part of a ‘background’ plan for the local...
Mark, Gabriel and Frank Donnellan, Ballinasloe, display their prize exhibits at the Ballinasloe Fair in October 1975.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Docks development A correspondent this week strongly criticises the public men of Galway for their want of activity in regard to the development of the Harbour and Docks. It is not possible at this time,...

Council considers plans for Galway’s first solar panel farm

Plans for a state-of-the-art solar panel ‘farm’ in Ballinasloe to feed power to the national electricity grid – which would be around half the size of Croke Park – have been lodged with Galway...
Executive property on the Kingston Road with an asking price is €1.6 million.

Large executive residence boasts stunning views across Galway Bay

This executive property on the Kingston Road in Galway boasts unrivalled views over Galway Bay and surrounding coastline across to the Clare Hills. ‘Westridge’ sits on an elevated site and also looks across Galway Golf...


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