Army roadshow allows potential recruits to man tank in Virtual Reality

The Defence Forces Recruitment Roadshow will visit Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa in Renmore on Thursday. The roadshow will include an opportunity to try out the Defence Forces Virtual Reality experience, to participate in an interactive weapons...

“All archives” from mother and baby home made available

The Acting Chief Executive of Galway County Council has rejected claims that archives relating to the Tuam mother and baby home have not been released. Kevin Kelly told today's meeting at County Hall that there...

‘Failure’ of new traffic light controller causes chaos on roads

Concerns were raised today that the city's traffic congestion problems extended into the county. Galway City Council says it was ‘inundated' with calls this morning as commuters faced tailbacks of up to five kilometers on...

Fire Service issues warning about gorse fires

Galway Fire and Rescue Service has warned landowners to stop burning scrub as gorse fires got out of control over the weekend across the county. Fire crews tackled blazes in Loughrea, Clifden, Costello Connemara, Tuam, Gort and...

Muslim community hopes to retain controversial mosque

A planning application has been lodged at City Hall to retain a hugely controversial unauthorised mosque on the western side of the city. The owners of the house at Mincloon, Dr Saud Bajwa and Molon...

1,600 waiting for intestinal investigative procedures at UHG

The number of patients waiting more than a year for gastro-intestinal scopes at University Hospital Galway more than trebled in less than four months. A total of 1,624 patients are currently on waiting lists for...


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