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Anger over failure of Council to provide alternative accommodation

Amidst a widespread and worsening housing crisis, a mother of three in Salthill has been served an eviction letter by the Galway City Council – with only two weeks’ notice and nowhere to go. Kathleen...

Freemasons’ TLC project brings comfort to kids in hospital

There didn’t seem to be much mystery shrouding proceedings at the Freemason’s lodge in Ballinfoile, with its door wide open and events playing out for all to see. Perceived as an exclusive and secretive group,...

HSA to investigate following Woodford farm accident

Officials from the Health and Safety Authority are to visit the Woodford area today following a weekend farm accident in the townland of Clonco. The incident took place on Saturday shortly after midday when a...

Report to be launched on long-term foster care

A significant report on outcomes for children in long-term foster care will be launched in the city tomorrow (Monday). ‘Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Long-term Care' is based on the views and...

Varadkar and Coveney clash in Ballinasloe leadership debate

Simon Coveney and Leo Vardkar clashed in Ballinasloe last night as the race continues to establish a successor to outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Last night's hustings at the Shearwater Hotel in the town were the...

Takeaway gets the green light – but only when mart is in operation

Galway County Council has approved a planning application for a chip van to operate at Clifden mart – however, it can only trade on days when there are livestock sales. Liam Keogh had sought permission...


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