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...

Galway man gets suspended sentence for hacking The Sun website

A Claregalway teenager who hacked the Sun newspaper's website has been given a suspended prison sentence. 25-year-old, Darren Martyn with an address at Cloonbiggeen was 19 years old when he and others hacked into the...

Rural GPs struggle to survive

Rural doctors are struggling like never before amid cuts of 38% since the recession and a severe shortage of substitute doctors to allow them to achieve meaningful work life balance. Renvyle GP Alex Michel said...


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