Scoliosis patient’s three years on UHG waiting list

A woman who needs urgent surgery on her spine because it has severely bent to the side, has remained on a waiting list at University Hospital Galway for nearly three years. The patient, who suffers...

Public meeting on gambling addiction

A Galway TD has invited anyone with an interest in learning more about gambling problems – an addiction that has touched many families – to attend a public meeting in North Galway next week. The...

€200k compensation to get flood families to move

Dozens of householders in County Galway, whose properties were flooded during the disastrous winter of 2009 and again last year, could get funding of up to €200,000 to relocate from their current homes. But such...

New book examines history of lifestyle of Aran Islanders

The Aran Islands - At the Edge of the World is a new book that looks at the history, heritage and rare beauty of these 'stepping stones at the edge of Europe' exposed to...

West coast faces floodwater crisis by end of the century

Sea levels along the west coast of Ireland are on course to rise by as much as one metre within the next century, according to doomsday scenario outlined in new scientific research. It means that...
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,...


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