Galway rail services restored as Bus Eireann strike continues

Rail services have been restored in Galway as the Bus Éireann strike enters it's second day – with no end in sight. Drivers say they cannot afford to take pay cuts which the company says...

Bay energy test site objectors up in arms over ‘flawed’ bid

Objectors have cast doubt on the legality of the foreshore lease application for a planned test site off the coast of An Spidéal. Residents living in the seaside village in South Connemara have appealed to...

Warning of traffic delays during Briarhill lights upgrade

Motorists are advised to expect some delays on Saturday as traffic lights are set to be turned off at Briarhill junction. The action is being taken by Galway City Council to facilitate the installation of...
The Doors Alive front-man Mike Griffioen who does an uncanny imitation of Jim Morrison’s voice and phrasing.

Top tribute band put The Doors in the spotlight

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – With a front-man whose voice is eerily close to that of the late Jim Morrison, The Doors Alive ably recreate the music of the iconic group. Now, the...
Sunset on Lough Corrib from Menlo.

Legal attempt to take possession of deserted Lough Corrib island

No man is an island, but one Kerry man is trying to take ownership of a beautiful deserted island on Galway’s largest lake. Prionnsias O’Sullivan of Brosna Road, Castleisland, County Kerry has lodged an application...
Duggan Park, Ballinasloe

Galway GAA report puts focus on cash-handling ‘deficiencies’

A hard-hitting official report has questioned the manner in which gate receipts are collected at many GAA venues in Galway, pointing out that “there is no systematic reconciliation between monies collected at individual gates/...


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