Minister hopeful of breakthrough for Galway tillage farmers

There could be a light at the end of the tunnel for Galway's tillage farmers. OPW Minister and Galway East TD Sean Canney says he's been in discussion with the Agriculture Minister following concerns over...

Women convicted of running brothel from city apartment

Two women have been convicted at Galway District Court for running a brothel in a city apartment. Victoria Osakpolor and Florintina Croitoru, both of 21 The Plaza Apartments, Headford Road pleaded guilty to the charge...

New betting hall plan at Galway Racecourse

A decision is due next month on plans for a state-of-the-art new Tote building at Galway Racecourse. The existing Tote is around 40 years old and is “showing its age” according to the Race Committee,...

Town Hall set to welcome two millionth attendee

The Town Hall Theatre is set to pass yet another major milestone with the venue about to welcome its two millionth attendee over the coming weeks. This comes less than a year after the Town...

City officials warn that New Cemetery has no spaces left

Efforts are continuing to find a site for the city’s new graveyard . . . and it has now emerged that it may not be possible to find a suitable site within the urban...

Mountbellew priest celebrates Mass on his 100th birthday

Fr Liam Kitt marked his 100th birthday by celebrating Mass attended by extended family, neighbours and friends at his home in Gratten Park, Mountbellew today. Fr Kitt, who is still hale and hearty at 100,...

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