Galway records one of lowest job vacancy rates

Galway has recorded a job vacancy rate of around three per one thousand people employed. Research by found that counties Antrim and Dublin show the highest job vacancy rates in Ireland. Galway's rate of 2.9...

Varadkar doubles his Galway Ministerial team

While it did not come as a major surprise, Galway TDs Ciaran Cannon and Sean Kyne were duly rewarded by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for their support in the recent leadership battle after they were...

Hobson’s choice for primary school parents – ‘All Irish or no grants’

Parents in bilingual schools must decide to become a full gaelscoil or change to an English-medium school which would see them miss out on extra resources under a new Gaeltacht schools policy. The all-or-nothing approach...

Aran braced for double marine harvest!

Aran is set to harvest an economic bonanza on the double from its waters this summer – without a salmon in sight! Instead two separate events will bring some of the world’s top divers and...

Villagers gather to commemorate lives lost in mine explosion

A grey and windy evening, but a dry one, greeted the crowds who assembled on Trá Mór, Inverin, on Friday last for an unusual and poignant piece of theatre. Pléasc commemorated a tragedy from 100...

NUI Galway to host Live CAO Facebook event

NUI Galway to host Live CAO Facebook event for students and parents next week. Ahead of the Leaving Certificate Change of Mind deadline on Saturday week, NUI Galway will gather experts from across campus to...


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