Drivers warned as chainsaw gang fell trees to block roads after dark

A mysterious gang is taking a chainsaw under cover of darkness and knocking trees and telegraph poles across public roads in East Galway in what has been labelled an act of malicious vandalism which...

Deserted hotel to be turned into a community centre

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM City planners have given the green light for the transformation of a deserted hotel in Doughiska to a community centre, with multi-denominational worship area. The DRA Development Company...

Edward Square complex has been sold for €27 million

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM The sale has been completed of the Edward Square retail complex off William Street for around €27 million. The retail units were sold by the National Asset Management...

Protesters may return to occupy Eyre Square to mark eviction day

By Denise McNamara Protestors planning on returning to Eyre Square this Thursday have not ruled out setting up camp once again to mark the date of their eviction. However their nemesis...

Local kids work together to organise charity sports day

By Pádraic Ó Ciardha A group of 10 young friends from Maunsells Park have come together to organise a fundraising event in aid of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI). ...

Galway to see hike in trans-Atlantic tourists

Ireland is ‘back in vogue’ among the American tourist market, which will be good for the industry in Galway city and county in the season ahead, tourism chiefs have predicted. Overseas...


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