Galway GAA wants no more winners hanging out car windows

Galway GAA has warned clubs to ban players ‘hanging out of car windows’ with trophies during celebration cavalcades after finals. The Association’s Health and Wellbeing committee has warned that unless the ‘dangerous’ practice is stopped,...

Galway County Councillors’ cars clamped during meeting at NUIG

Newly elected members of Galway County Council got something of a shock when they found that their cars were clamped after attending a five hour long meeting of the local authority. And even a former...

Surrounded by water – but Aran’s drinking supply is running out

Surrounded by the wild Atlantic they may be, but a water crisis is looming on two of islands off the Galway coast at the height of the tourist season – and there is no...

Takeover triggers fears for future of Galway seaweed industry

There are fears in Galway that sea-change in seaweed harvesting rights on the shores of Connemara could be in the offing as the Department of the Environment mulls over licence applications from three companies. Most...

Galway golfer is a classy driver after hole in one lands a new car!

A 30-year-old Galway man who needed a new car after starting a job just four days previously was the toast of Loughrea Golf Club last Saturday when he registered a hole in one to...

Small Galway schools set to lose teachers for September resumption

Eighteen small primary schools in Galway and Mayo will lose a teacher this September as Government cutbacks target children’s education and futures. Figures obtained by Galway West Fianna Fáil TD, Éamon Ó Cuív, confirm the...


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