City Hall opens Book of Condolence for Manchester victims

A Book of Condolence opened at City Hall this morning in remembrance of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. Salman Abedi killed 22 people and injured 59 when he detonated an improvised device at...

Paedophile’s sentencing adjourned to allow for risk assessment

A Galway court has deferred the sentencing hearing of a 44-year-old father who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his six-year-old daughter's friend during a sleep-over at his home. The man, who cannot be named to...

HSE to progress design of new €110m A&E block at UHG

The HSE will begin the process this Summer of recruiting a firm to design a new €110 million Emergency Department for UHG. The executive has provided an update on the long-awaited project at a meeting...

13,000 sign up to Galway Garda text alert scheme

Nearly 13,000 households have signed up to text alert schemes in Galway. The latest figures from Gardaí show that there are 74 schemes operating in Galway with 12,900 subscribers. Under the Text Alert service, subscribers receive text...

26 people now sleeping rough in Galway City

There are currently around 26 people sleeping rough on the streets of Galway City, according to the local authority. A number of councillors raised concerns at a Council meeting at what they saw as an...

Colleges start installation of gender neutral toilets

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is introducing gender neutral toilets at its campus on the Dublin Road. The college’s Centre for Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) on the Monivea Road was the first campus in the...


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