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Almost half of local garda stations not connected to PULSE

The Minister for Justice has revealed that almost half of all Garda stations in the Galway are not connected to the PULSE computer system. The news comes in the same week that it was revealed...

Galway singer combines student life with stage stardom

Mention the surname ‘Jackson’ in a musical context and you think of Michael – certainly not a ginger-haired singing teenager from Galway! But prepare yourself for a new Jackson storming up the charts; Daniel Jackson,...
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Galway may levy bedroom tax on visitors

Galway City Council is to investigate introducing a tax on each occupied hotel bed in the city as a way of generating income. The so-called transient occupancy tax would likely levy a €2 charge on...

UHG management urged to increase homecare packages

Hospital management at UHG are being urged to place a fresh focus on home care packages in a bid to deal with ongoing demands for beds. Tuam area councillor Mary Hoade told a meeting of...

Man ordered to stay away from school after threats

A school in Glencorrib near Headford was closed today after a threat was made by a man earlier this month. A man in his late 20s threatened a number of people and the Kilroe National School...

Public urged to attend emergency meeting on crime

An emergency community alert meeting will take place in Kiltormer next week (28/11), following a number of burglaries in the area. One woman who lives in Kill, says her home has been burgled twice in...


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