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‘Rag Week’ reveller hospitalised after being hit by car

A young man was hospitalised following a collision in the city centre overnight. It's understood the man was celebrating the start of unofficial ‘Rag Week' when he was in collision with a car at Eyre Square...

Contracts signed to redevelop dilapidated Tuam estate

Contractors for the new €8 million redevelopment of a mainly County Council estate in Tuam are expected to be in place over the next couple of months, with works to commence as early as...

Bypass design phase extended due to level of feedback

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The design phase for the controversial new city bypass has been extended to allow the project team to consider the high level of public feedback received. The final design for...

City’s halting sites are ‘a failed entity’, according to councillors

Traveller halting sites are a failed entity, according to a number of Galway City councillors. Several elected members said hardstands and halting sites are not the solution to the overcrowding crisis and accommodation shortage facing...
Louise Ni Fhearghail and Niamh Ni Ghoill get in step to Seo Linn at the launch of Seachtain na Gaeilge on the streets of Galway. Seachtain na Gaeilge runs nationwide until St Patrick’s Day. For more details see snag.ie. Photo: Andrew Downes

City and county comes out in force to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge

Galway will celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge with a packed programme or events – everything from concerts and album launches to International Women’s Day workshops and a unique Stitch ‘n’ Bitch trí Ghaeilge! The programme of...
Roseanne Cleary with four of her five children. Photo: Iain McDonald.

Homeless mother and five children may have to sleep in car

If your vision of homelessness is someone sleeping in a doorway in a tattered sleeping bag on a bed of cardboard or old newspapers, think again. Roseanne Cleary does not fit the traditional ‘homeless’ image....


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