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Probe into how woman (88) was let die on trolley

The tragic case of an 88-year-old woman who died on a trolley while waiting for treatment at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway (UHG), is the subject of an independent, external review. Saolta, the...

Park & Ride a winner despite losses

The Christmas Park and Ride service kept nearly 6,000 vehicles out of the city centre over the busy shopping period – an 18% increase on the previous year. However, the service came at a high...

GMIT wants to end funding commitment to Mayo campus

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) says it can no longer finance the support of its loss-making Mayo campus in Castlebar. GMIT has informed the Higher Education Authority (HEA) chairman, Michael Horgan, that the Mayo...

Galway man nips out for his chips

A 21 year old Portumna man stripped naked in a Kebab shop before jumping the counter and flinging burger boxes around the premises. Charges against Graham Fogarty of 17 Cois na hAbhainn, Portumna, have been...

More cruise liners destined for Galway this summer

The second cruise ship of the 2015 summer season arrived in Galway Bay on Wednesday, with hundreds of passengers visiting the city and embarking on sightseeing tours. With over 600 passengers and 300 plus crew...

UHG management urged to increase homecare packages

Hospital management at UHG are being urged to place a fresh focus on home care packages in a bid to deal with ongoing demands for beds. Tuam area councillor Mary Hoade told a meeting of...


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