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Local Property Tax set to soar

Over three quarters of all houses in the city have been ‘self-valued’ at €200,000 or under, according to figures released by Galway City Council in relation to the Local Property Tax (LPT). Just over 30%...

New Galway clinic for male domestic abuse victims

An organisation that provides aid for men suffering from domestic abuse is introducing a monthly outreach clinic in Galway City. Amen Support Services’ outreach clinic programme will commence on Tuesday, October 10 at Westside Resource...

Newcastle is city’s most expensive rental area

Newcastle has overtaken Woodquay as the most expensive location in Galway City for private rented accommodation. A shortage of available accommodation, coupled with demand from students and employees at NUI Galway and University Hospital Galway...

New ‘permaculture trail’ to transform canal bank plots

A new project has been launched which aims to transform small plots of land along the Eglinton Canal into a ‘permaculture trail’ – bringing art, culture, preservation and food into the public realm. The project,...

Woman taken to UHG following Doughiska crash

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A woman has been taken to University Hospital Galway following a road traffic crash in Doughiska in the early hours of this morning. The single vehicle incident occurred shortly after...

Garda chief hopes for Dog Support Unit in Galway

A business case has to be made to Garda headquarters for a new Dog Support Unit for use in drug detection in Galway. Chief Superintendent Tom Curley confirmed this week that he is ‘actively pursuing’...


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