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...

Operations exposes illegal cigarette trade in Galway

Illegal cigarettes can easily be bought in Galway city, an undercover operation into illicit tobacco trade suggests. The survey, conducted in December by retired undercover detectives, reveals the ease with which cigarettes and loose tobacco...
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...

West is best for Norm of the North!

It may be Hollywood’s latest animation blockbuster – outgrossing a host of Oscar-nominated epics when it opened in close on 2,500 cinemas worldwide last weekend – but Norm of the North has Galway roots….because it...

Doctor shock for Galway patients – served from Roscommon base

Large swathes of the county – some within 20 minutes of Galway city – are now serviced at night by GPs based in Roscommon town....a full 80 kilometres in the other direction. And the HSE...

Galway teen scores viral hit with his 74 yard equaliser

By John Ivory Scoring a vital goal in the dying seconds of a match is every schoolboy’s dream – but one Galway student turned it into a fantasy of epic proportions by hitting the net...


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