How Nigerian woman made Galway her home following tragedy

Zeenie Summers came to Galway from Nigeria in 2010 after t he tragic death of her mother. She made the journey to live with her father in Ireland, only to discover he had a...

Shell of hotel ‘sums up lack of housing policy’

If anything illustrated the emptiness of repeated Government policy on student accommodation in Galway, it is the fact that right beside the GMIT on the Dublin Road, there is a hotel that has been...

Minister rules out reopening of Western Rail Corridor

A Government Minister has rubbished any suggestion that the Western Rail Corridor should be reopened to trains – claiming instead that the provision of a greenway from Athenry all the way to Enniskillen was...

Herculean effort to get granny to wedding

Galway granny Delia Crehan was determined not to miss her beloved youngest grandson’s wedding – but it needed a herculean effort on all fronts to get her to the big day. Because Delia, from Newbridge,...

Marriage Bureau closes in on 1,000 weddings

Forget online dating – the surest way of finding the love of your life is to take the road to Knock! Because Knock Marriage Introductions Service, formerly the Knock Marriage Bureau, has been responsible for...

Opposition grows to Galway County Council’s clean up ‘ban’

An Taisce has questioned the logic of a new Galway County Council policy that effectively bans roadside clean-ups. The environmental watchdog said it is concerned that the rules introduced by the local authority will...


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