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Farmer convicted over silage effluent fish kill

A Glenamaddy man has been convicted for a breach in the Water Pollution Act which resulted in a fish kill. Michael Conneally of Boyounagh appeared before Tuam District Court where he pleaded guilty to permitting...

Galway’s most popular baby names in 2016 revealed

The most popular baby names across Galway have been revealed. In the city, Michael is the top name for a baby boy, while the most popular baby girl name is Fiadh. In the county, the...

Residents concerned over redevelopment of Blackrock tower

Residents of Blackrock in Salthill are raising concerns over the planned redevelopment of the iconic diving tower. Plans for the development have been drawn up – and regular swimmers say the proposed new layout will...

Hurler Glennon pleads guilty to €60,000 theft from former employer

A Galway senior hurler who faced 23 charges of theft from a former employer, has entered a guilty plea. 26-year-old David Glennon from Loughrea appeared before Galway Circuit Criminal Court today, where his case was...

Missing man located following search operation

A missing man has been located safe and well following a search operation in the Oughterard area. The search was launched shortly after 10 last night when the man aged in his early fifties was...

HSE appeal as Emergency Dept under extreme pressure

The HSE is urging members of the public to avoid attending the Emergency Department at UHG today unless absolutely necessary. The so-called 'Full Capacity Protocol' has been implemented at the hospital as staff struggle to...


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