Galway students’ pride in the jersey!

A Galway school’s senior hurlers are taking to the field with a very special message this year – and it’s more to do with health than hurling. St. Joseph’s Patrician College – better known as...

Harry Kane – he’s one of our own!

Tottenham Hotspur’s North London fans sing proudly that he’s one of their own – but Harry Kane, one of football’s hottest properties, is really one of ours….because he has his roots deep in the...

Charity proves thin on the ground at Galway Council

A proposal to live stream Galway County Council meetings almost ended in this week’s meeting being abandoned – even though the councillor who submitted the motion was not even in the chamber. The County Cathaoirleach...

Councillor says re-offenders shouldn’t get free legal aid

A Galway councillor has called for a ban on free legal aid for repeat offenders – which costs around €1,000 per case – branding it a waste of taxpayers’ money. City-based Independent councilor Mike Cubbard...

Galway city boundary extension is kicked down the road

Recommendations on the potential merger of Galway City and County Councils are not likely to be brought before the next Government until April, despite the fact that the expert report has already been sitting...
Cllr James Charity

Galway councillor under fire over qualifications call

A Galway County councillor who was accused of demeaning his colleagues by insisting they should have professional qualifications or training in planning before standing for office has refused to apologise for the offence he...


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