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Marriage Bureau closes in on 1,000 weddings

Forget online dating – the surest way of finding the love of your life is to take the road to Knock! Because Knock Marriage Introductions Service, formerly the Knock Marriage Bureau, has been responsible for...

Amalgamation of Galway City and County Council is a ‘done deal’

A merger of Galway City and County Councils was “a done deal”, which would kill off the most marginalised parts of the county – or reap huge benefits as the population reached a critical...

Kebab shop worker unfairly dismissed after fight

A Galway kebab shop worker, who was attacked by a colleague because he swore about his wife, was deemed to have been unfairly dismissed. The incident between the man, a general operative at Capital Kebab...
Seamus Conneely after scoring for Accrington Stanley against Mansfield Town.

Conneely is living the sporting dream

By Patrick Flaherty Daryl Horgan may be the latest Galway man to try his hand at making a living from football after his heroics for Dundalk this year saw him earn a deserved move to...
The Dyke Road car park and Black Box.

Plan for new city Cultural Quarter hits funding snag

Plans to overhaul the Dyke Road as Galway’s cultural hub have hit delays as City Hall officials try to secure finance from national and European development funds. It was confirmed at the end of last...

Minister eyes up CIE land as location for social housing

Housing Minister Simon Coveney is eyeing up CIÉ-owned lands at Ceannt Station, as a prime site with the potential to alleviate the city’s social housing shortage. Minister Coveney has sought a meeting with Galway’s two...


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