Student residence developers set to drive forward Dyke Road project

Developers of student accommodation are set to drive forward the construction of a new concert hall, library headquarters and multi-storey carpark on the Dyke Road. The Galway City Tribune understands that bed spaces for hundreds...

Back to the drawing board for Leisureland

The Board of Leisureland in Salthill are seeking ‘more options’ on the use of the greenfield area of the site from the consultants charged with addressing under-usage issues at the complex, the Galway City...

Half of Galway City’s households living in rented accommodation

One in every two households in Galway City is living in rented accommodation, according to new Census details released by the Central Statistics Office. Preliminary results published by the CSO on ‘Housing in Ireland’ show...

Inspection reveals concerns over safeguarding and safety at nursing unit

An independent inspection of a public nursing home in the city has uncovered major breaches in relation to rules for safeguarding and safety of residents. The HIQA inspection of the HSE-run Merlin Park community nursing...

High drop-out rates at GMIT and NUI Galway

One in four students who attends GMIT drops out in his/her first year. That's according to the latest figures from the Higher Education Authority. The stats also reveal that 15 percent of NUI Galway students drop...

Criminal Assets Bureau carry out searches in Galway

Five locations in the Galway city and county have been searched as part of an investigation led by Galway Gardai and the Criminal Assets Bureau. These included two solicitors' offices, one accountant's office and two private...

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