Public consultation on controversial M6 services area plans

A public consultation meeting will take place in the coming weeks on a controversial planned service station on the M6. An oral hearing on the proposed development had been due to take place this Spring,...

Mental Health Commission inspectors hit UHG after psychiatric unit revelations

A team of inspectors from the Mental Health Commission began trawling through files at UHG’s psychiatric unit this week, following a series of high-profile crises which saw several suicidal people turned away from the...

Major employers support plans for new ‘urban quarter’ at Galway Docks

Some of the biggest employers in Galway – including Medtronic, Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise – have come out in support of the plans for a €100 million ‘urban quarter’ development at Galway Docks. The...

City centre building found in near state of collapse

Emergency works had to be carried out on a building on Eglinton Street after it was found to be held up by old railway irons and pieces of timber. It was also found there was...

Residents’ anger at proposal to create access route through cul de sac

A proposal to create an access route through an already congested cul de sac in Renmore has met with fierce opposition from agitated residents – with fears surrounding traffic and access for emergency vehicles...

Weather warning as heavy rain forecast for Galway

A rainfall warning has been issued for Galway and much of the West. Met Eireann is forecasting heavy, thundery rain from this evening until early tomorrow. Accumulations of up to 50mm are expected in some areas,...


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