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Garda station closures leave county exposed

Large swathes of County Galway are without a Garda presence leading to fears of a crime wave in rural areas. New figures obtained by The Connacht Tribune reveal that 16 rural Garda stations in Galway...

Farmers struggle to make ends meet in the west

FARMING continues to be a financial struggle for landowners in the western region due mainly to smaller farm size, poor soils, and an unsuitability for adaptation to the more lucrative dairying enterprise, the latest...

Fly-tippers dump all over the rest of us

The cost of cleaning up other people’s rubbish dumped illegally in County Galway has rocketed more than threefold. Shock new figures obtained by The Connacht Tribune reveal almost €120,000 has been spent by Galway County...

Sunny spell leads to water shortages on Inis Oirr

Galway Bay fm newsroom -Water conservation measures are being put in place on Inis Oirr. It's due to low water levels in the reservoirs on the smallest Aran Islands, as temperatures soar above 20 degrees. Irish...

€8.5m Lotto syndicate planning round-the-world trip

The winners of the biggest Lotto jackpot of 2018 have revealed today they plan to travel the world in style with their life-changing €8.5 million jackpot prize. A small syndicate from Galway claimed the prize...

100 declared bankruptcy in Galway since 2014

More than 100 people declared bankruptcy in Galway over the past four years, according to a new report from the Insolvency Service of Ireland. The figures show that from the first quarter of 2014 to...


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