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Cars will not rule the road in new Ardaun suburb

The Local Area Plan for Ardaun is underpinned by a commitment to reduce the need for private cars – adhering to policies set out by Galway Transport Strategy. The plan states that the concept of...

Galway gets its own version of the famous Camino walk

The inaugural Galway Camino pilgrim walk to seven holy sites around the city will take place on Saturday, September 23 at 12 noon. The Galway Camino Pilgrim walk is being organised by the Knights...

Car sharing service to be rolled out at train stations

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A car sharing service is being rolled out at train stations in Galway and a number of other other counties. The €3 million expansion – by the company GoCar –...

Damage to playgrounds costs €80,000 to repair

More than €80,000 was spent in the first nine months of this year on upgrading the city’s playgrounds, including repairs to equipment that was wrecked by vandals. The remedial works for vandalism in February included...

Students found with drugs also had thousands in cash

Two students found with thousands of euro in cash, eight deals of cannabis, and a kitchen knife, claimed that they had just bought the drugs from a random stranger, Galway District Court heard. Judge Mary...

Alone on the ocean: former rugby star takes on Atlantic

A former Connacht rugby star is preparing for one of his toughest tests to date – a solo row across the Atlantic Ocean this December. Damian Browne’s 4,800km crossing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge...


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