Connemara crew prepares for epic voyage from Killary to the Arctic

by Máirtín Ó Catháin A forty seven foot craft, six sailors and a desire to challenge the unknown – they are the essential elements of a venture that will take its crew from Killary...

Property worth over €3.6m sold at bumper city auction

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM An estimated 600 people attended a bumper auction in Galway City, at which more than €3.6 million worth of property was sold. The O’Donnellan & Joyce auction last...

New Park & Ride at the airport not being used

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM Galway Chamber of Commerce – the majority stakeholder in Galway Airport – has said that uptake for the new Park & Ride service has “not been as anticipated”. ...
Evan Browne from Bohermore had his football on hand to get it signed by David Forde. Photograph by Aengus McMahon

Hibs celebrate new clubhouse opening – in another venue

By Denise McNamara The celebrations surrounding the opening of the new Hibernians FC Clubhouse had to be carried out in the nearby community centre as the building hasn’t been handed over. ...

Council refuse service losing hundreds of customers

By Dara Bradley and Bernie Ní Fhlatharta Hundreds of city householders have ‘jumped ship’ from the local authority refuse collection to join new private companies.   The local authority has been...

Bank says ‘no’ to the handover of Lynch’s Castle to the city

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM  AIB has rejected a proposal by former Mayor Hildegarde Naughton to create a regional municipal arts centre in Lynch’s Castle. Earlier this week, Cllr Naughton called on Galway...


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