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Game on for Galway developers

A game that started life in a brief conversation at Galway Game Jam over two years ago is now is now making waves in the online gaming world. Back in 2014, video-game artist, Paul Conway...

Students may end up all at sea

A feasibility study is underway into providing floating accommodation barges for more than 400 students at Galway Harbour. The novel proposal to help solve Galway’s student accommodation crisis could see two barges docked in...

Traffic chaos fear over street closures during ‘Euro Car Free Day’

While cities like Dublin have long ago ditched the idea of banning motorists for European Car Free Day, Galway is persisting with closures on key arteries outside of rush hour in three weeks’ time...
Flooding at Shop Street after heavy rainfall in July this year.

€10m Shop Street facelift in the pipeline

A €10 million facelift of the greater Shop Street area should be ‘largely completed’ for the start of the city’s stint as European Capital of Culture in 2020, it was confirmed this week. New pedestrian...

Local Property Tax set to soar

Over three quarters of all houses in the city have been ‘self-valued’ at €200,000 or under, according to figures released by Galway City Council in relation to the Local Property Tax (LPT). Just over 30%...

Galway artist outstanding in her own field!

A Moycullen artist has made the final ten of a global art competition with her oil painting that she describes as a commentary on the damage we are inflicting on our environment. Mary Horan entered...


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