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Hundreds of Galway fathers avail of paternity benefit

Hundreds of new fathers in Galway have already benefited from the extension of new paternity rights last year. New statistics reveal that a total of 623 fathers in Galway city and county availed of the...

Residents demand safety works to cope with additional traffic

Residents along one of the main arteries into Tuam are demanding the completion of a long-running road widening project in advance of the opening of the new stretch of motorway later this year. Householders in...

Councillors approve plan to lease library for new Intreo office

Galway County Council has given the green light to leasing the former Tuam Public Library building to the OPW to be used as an Intreo office. Councillors agreed to the arrangement, which will see the...

15% drop in new car sales in Galway

A significant drop-off of almost 15% in the volume of new cars sold in Galway so far this year has been attributed to uncertainty over Brexit. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) trade...

Landmark Connemara Coast Hotel on the market for €12m

The landmark Connemara Coast Hotel in Furbo has been put on the market with a €12 million price tag. The 141-bedroom four-star property – which boasts a site of almost 15 acres overlooking Galway Bay...

Dutch invasion at Battle of Aughrim site!

A 326-year link between Holland and Aughrim will be made on Tuesday next when a party of ‘Williamites’ arrive at the East Galway village. The part of 36 Dutch visitors – who describe themselves as...

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