Galway charity forced to close after record level of abandoned dogs

Galway dog rescue charity MADRA has been forced to close its doors for the month of November, after the number of stray and unwanted dogs across the county reached an all-time high. Throughout the month...

West’s new hospitals chief executive to earn €142,000 a year

Applications have been invited to head up the West of Ireland’s public hospital group. The salary scale for the new position, Group Chief Executive, Saolta University Health Care Group, is €142,000 per annum for a 37-hours...

Bright future ahead for alt-rockers Delorentos

Playing songs from one of 2014’s most euphoric records, Delorentos make a welcome return to Galway's Róisín Dubh next Friday, November 14. The Dublin based quartet are celebrating the release of their fourth album,...

Death of Galway centenarian who was fifth sibling to reach 100th birthday

She may not have lived long enough to be officially handed a Guinness Book of World Records certificate for her astonishing genes, but East Galway native Madge Fanning certainly did get to experience a...

Galway TDs will pay water charges – even if they don’t support them

Law-abiding Galway TDs said that they would pay the water charges even if they did not agree with them. However, Dail deputies from across the divide agree that the establishment of Irish Water left a...

Canadian folk singer Tom Terrell for Monroe’s gig

Tom Terrell, a Canadian folk singer with serious writing chops, plays Monroe’s Live this Sunday, November 2.  He has just released his latest, self-titled album which he recorded just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia. “It...


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