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100 declared bankruptcy in Galway since 2014

More than 100 people declared bankruptcy in Galway over the past four years, according to a new report from the Insolvency Service of Ireland. The figures show that from the first quarter of 2014 to...

An Taisce backs Galway councils amalgamation proposal

An Taisce has welcomed the recommendation of an expert group on local government reform, which has backed controversial proposals to merge Galway City and County Councils into one entity. The Galway branch of the association...

New signage on city playgrounds declares ‘smoke free zones’

Galway City Council has launched new 'smoke-free zone' signage for the city’s 30 playgrounds. The colourful signs aim to grab the attention of parents and children promoting an important health message that playgrounds are smoke-free...

Thousands set to hit West End street feast

After its inaugural year where 2,500 people descended on the West End, the city’s popular dining quarter will again host a ‘street feast’ on June Bank Holiday Monday. Raven Terrace will be taken over by...

Airport team hopeful Pope will fly into Knock

Management of the airport at Knock are hoping their prayers will be answered in the coming months – with a visit by Pope Francis and the commencement of transatlantic flights, the ‘Holy Grail’ of...

Galway scientist’s research wins grant of €500,000

A Galway scientist is leading a team researching how to add metal to bacteria in order to create industrial scale bioenergy from waste. The researchers will examine whether poor land in the west of Ireland...

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