Twin 2020 Capitals of Culture will be making hay in the rain!

It rains quite a bit in Galway. It rains so much in Galway, in fact, that the wet weather has provided the inspiration behind one of the flagship events for Galway 2020’s cultural programme. Rather...

Coastal search for missing man

Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit are conducting a search this afternoon for a missing person missing from Co Clare since last month. The base for this search is Galway Bay Sailing Club Rinville, Oranmore and...

Hopes minister will meet deputation on UHG overcrowding

Regional Health Forum member Cllr Mary Hoade says she hopes the health Minister will meet a deputation from the forum when he visits the city on Monday. Minister Harris will visit UHG on Monday amid...

Dead animals exacerbate illegal dumping concerns

Illegal dumping has plumbed new depths in Ballinasloe that local volunteers this week revealed they have collected bags containing dead animals and birds. The gruesome findings have led to calls for Galway County Council to...

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...

Long-distance runner crosses continents for Galway Hospice

A Loughrea man who only took up running four years ago ran two marathons in a week on two continents and raised a phenomenal €21,000 for the Galway Hospice. Mark Moran ran the Dublin Marathon...


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