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Six-month sentence for ‘cog’ in Galway heroin-dealing network

A Lithuanian man who tried to conceal 15 bags of heroin from a Garda by stuffing them into his mouth, was jailed for six months at Galway District Court. A struggle ensued after Garda PJ...

Gardaí issue warning to ‘Donegal Tuesday’ revellers

Gardaí have warned revellers taking part in ‘Donegal Tuesday’ in Galway today that they will not be tolerating any antisocial behaviour. By 10.30am today, around 200 people were queuing outside the Hole in the Wall...

Man fled house where two bodies were found

A 32-year-old city man, found on the grounds of a home that had been sealed-off for a technical examination after the discovery of two bodies inside it hours earlier, escaped a conviction as it...

Green light for new homes after land swap deal

Galway City Council has given the green light for the construction of 16 family homes in a site at Rosshill Road on the eastern side of the city. John and Ann Commins had sought permission...

Man threatened to burn his elderly parents in bed

A man who threatened to burn his elderly parents as they slept in their beds, has been sentenced to eight months in prison. The 29-year-old man’s mother told Galway District Court that she never felt...

Residential and commercial units planned for Ballymoneen site

Plans for a multi-million euro residential and commercial development on a site off the Western Distributor Road – including more than 90 new homes – have been drawn up by a Dublin-based investment management...


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