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Removal of Shopping Centre roundabout starts next month

  Construction work on converting a fourth city roundabout to a signalised junction will commence in June, Galway City Council has confirmed.   The Galway Transportation Unit has confirmed that the...

Full steam ahead for cinema as Arts Minister releases funds

The Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan has given the green light to releasing the remaining funds for the Picture Palace arthouse cinema, which is now on track to open...

Gort’s foreign correspondent swaps life in south Galway for perils of the deep south!

Sex trafficking, gangland shootings and murder – deep South America is a far cry from South Galway. RTÉ’s Charlie Bird found that being a small fish in a big pond in the media world...

Mary’s pioneering US treatment aids cancer recovery

When Clonbur woman Mary Philbin beat cancer, her suffering and struggle was just beginning. Eight years ago, the Connemara woman from Ardane, Clonbur was diagnosed with a form of cancer which involved a tumour...

Galway set for €18m shortfall in community development funds

Millions of euros will be lost to rural communities as the current LEADER  programme comes to an end this year leaving many projects incomplete with no guarantee of any more funding. ...

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...


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