Councillors debate Traveller Accommodation Plan

The City Council's Traveller Accommodation Plan for 2014-2018 is being discussed at a special meeting at City Hall this evening. Council executives have delivered a presentation on the plan, which outlines proposals to establish new...

Two hospitalised following road crash

Two people have been hospitalised following a road crash outside Loughrea. The incident involving a truck and a car took place before 4pm on the Old Dublin Road, just before the Portumna turn-off. The road is...

Minister confirms new Emergency Department for UHG

Health Minister Simon Harris says his Department is releasing funds for the design stage of a new Emergency Department for University Hospital Galway. The Minister is at the hospital this afternoon where he is getting...

Residents withhold council rent in row over illegal Traveller camp

Residents in Fána Glas, Ballybane, are up in arms as a result of four caravans parked illegally on the estate. A number of local residents are said to have stopped paying their rent to the...

Penguin ‘hang out’ plan for Atlantaquaria

Plans for a ‘penguinarium’ in Salthill are advancing. The owners of Galway Atlantaquaria are planning an extension to its existing aquarium along the Promenade. As well as an aquarium for penguins, the new extension to...

Thousands of empty Buckfast bottles found in Claddagh Basin

Up to 100 traffic cones and "thousands" of empty Buckfast bottles have been found in the water at Claddagh Basin. The plastic orange cones – costing between €40 and €50 each – were uncovered during...


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