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...

Galway county towns see rise in commercial vacancies

Up to half of all commercial premises in towns around County Galway are lying empty, as rural areas continue to feel the effects of the country’s economic collapse. And commercial rates, lack of bank lending...

Galway man on brink of African mining fortune

A Galway-born businessman is hoping to strike it rich with his investment in mining in West Africa – thousands of samples were delivered to Loughrea this week and the business could be worth billions...

Hitch prevents homecoming for brave Galway boy

A last minute hitch in securing a vital piece of equipment has led to Clonberne toddler Liam Mac an tSaoi’s discharge from Galway University Hospital being postponed indefinitely. After three years and nine months of...

Poaching row threatens future of juvenile soccer in Galway

The future of organised juvenile soccer in Galway is believed to be under serious threat after the FAI threw out plans for a proposed a rule, backed by an overwhelming majority of local clubs,...


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