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Galway hotels to cough up €1m for new TV licences

Hotel and guest house owners across Galway alone could face the prospect of having to cough up around €1 million to the Government for providing their guests with a television in their rooms. ...

Burglaries in Galway City up by one quarter since 2004

There has been a 27% increase in reported burglaries in Galway City and County since 2004, according to CSO figures. Figures show that there were a total of 983 burglaries and...

Knocknacarra ‘threat to lives’ made safe

A controversial water-filled ‘hole in the ground’ beside the Galway Gateway retail complex in Knocknacarra – assessed as being a threat to lives – has been drained by the National Asset Management Agency. ...

Black economy poses ‘serious threat’

The black economy is posing a serious threat to jobs and businesses in Galway, as increasing numbers of people opt for ‘cheap’ products and services, the Chamber of Commerce has warned. ...

Never used €2.5m health unit may be demolished

 A €2.5 million state-of-the-art ‘high dependency’ unit for acute mental health patients at University Hospital Galway (UHG) has been left idle since it was built six years ago, the Galway City Tribune can reveal....

Galway port turns corner with big rise in business

Galway Docks is the best performing port in the country so far this year, according to new figures which show cargo traffic is up 12%. It’s the first time there has...

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