Champion’s winning ball lands Galway golfer a hole-in-one

Golf balls may travel a longer distance than ever these days – but it would hard to find one to beat the ball that embarked on a 2,200 kilometre journey from Austria and ended...

Another rural post office comes under threat in Galway

The axe is hanging over another County Galway post office – forcing residents to come out in strength to make clear their opposition to any such closure. Around 150 local people gathered in the local...

Renewed call for reopening of Co Galway mental health unit

Health and safety concerns over the Psychiatric Unit at University Hospital Galway have prompted fresh calls this week for a 22-bed acute unit in Ballinasloe to be reopened – at least until a new...

Galway jobs shock as 60 posts are lost in Tuam

A jobs crisis meeting has been called in Tuam following the shock announcement that 60 redundancies are being sought at one of the Galway town’s leading employers. Staff working at Transitions Optical in Tuam, which...

Galway woman’s Channel challenge

A Galway native is one of seven deaf women based in Dublin who intend to swim across the English Channel in order to raise funds for a charity which is close to their hearts...

O’Connell’s Galway Monster Meeting

In the month of June 1843, Daniel O’Connell held one of his great “monster meetings” in Galway city, at Shantalla. In a one-off piece for The Tribune JODY MOYLAN tells the story. The old fish...


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