False Widow spider turns up in Oranmore bathroom

The country’s most venomous species of spider – which delivers a nasty bite like a bee sting – has made a reappearance in Galway. Hypnotherapist Dudley Hayden – whose range of clients ironically includes people...

Plan for ill-fated Galway Bay salmon farm cost €525k

A State agency poured more than half-a-million euro into a planning application for a licence for the ill-fated fish farm in Galway Bay. Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has come under fire for the “outrageous” spend...

Land for sale – with no access

Galway County Council have been charged with the daunting task of trying to sell plots of land – with no access. The lands are located along the M6 motorway between Ballinasloe and Galway city, and...

Glenamaddy church’s drive-thru for Lent

The drive-thru is generally associated with fast food outlets – more hamburger than Heaven – but one Catholic Church in North Galway aims to adapt the facility to their own benefit this Lent. Because, in...

Bitter split between Gay Pride Festival organisers

A deep split between organisers of the Gay Pride Festival has erupted, with legal letters flying between the sides as plans for two competing events are now being drawn up. Last year’s event boasting an...
Galway attacker Jason Flynn secures possession ahead of Wexford's Liam Ryan during Sunday's National Hurling League tie at Pearse Stadium.

Bad day for Galway hurlers but critics are out of order

Inside Track with John McIntyre A few disgruntled Galway supporters were looking for heads to roll in the wake of Sunday’s shock defeat by Wexford in the National Hurling League at Pearse Stadium. They weren’t...


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