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Galway City rents 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

Rents for private accommodation in Galway City are continuing to set record new highs, and have increased by almost two thirds in the past five years. In fact, rents in the city now stand at...

Drop in Claregalway traffic falls short of expectations

The opening of the new Gort to Tuam motorway has taken just 4,000 cars away from Claregalway on a daily basis – although it was envisaged that the gridlocked village would have as many...

Work underway to ease Parkmore traffic

Work has begun this week on an extra turning left lane from Parkmore West allowing traffic heading for the Tuam Road to bypass those queuing for the Briarhill side. It is the latest project earmarked...

Proud Bishop is back to his roots

From his earliest years, the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas has had a special place in the life of Brendan Kelly. At his Installation as the Bishop of Galway and...

Galway gets behind its own Winter Olympian

It reads like a storyline from a Marian Keyes novel: a nurse from Dunmore meets a Norwegian dairy farmer on a sun holiday in the Canary Islands. They fall in love, marry, settle down...

Planning Framework will squeeze the life out of rural Ireland

A former Minister has warned the current Government that its new national 20-year blueprint for development is nothing more than a “leprechaun policy” that could end up burying rural Ireland. Ireland 2040 sets out a...

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