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Bird flu case confirmed in Galway

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of bird flu detected in a wild duck in Galway – the second case recorded in Ireland in the past two-and-a-half weeks. The H5N8 strain of avian...

Lucky syndicate scoops €67k from rugby and football bets

A lucky group of Galway punters have got their new year off to the perfect start, by winning over €67,000 from a €45 bet. The nine-man syndicate, based out of Crowes Bar in Bohermore, placed...

Mayor calls for heads to roll after 25-hour A&E nightmare

The Mayor of Galway has called on senior management of University Hospital Galway (UHG) to resign immediately following a nightmare experience in the Emergency Department over Christmas. He believes the entire hospital needs to be...

City has potential for €10 million conventions windfall

Convention business in the city could increase by at least threefold – potentially delivering a €10m annual tourism windfall – with the setting up of a dedicated and staffed bureau, it was claimed this...

Council to seek €10k per roundabout under sponsorship scheme

For a minimum of €10,000 per annum, businesses in Galway will soon be able to sponsor the upkeep of roundabouts in the city. The City Council has invited expressions of interest from private organisations and...

Sister completes six siblings’ centenarian set!

The baby of the remarkable Clarke family of Castlenancy, Mullagh has reached the age of 100, making her the seventh member to survive a century, breaking their own previous world record for longevity. Sheila Burns...


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