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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...

GMIT seeks new president to move on from cheating scandal

The new president of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) will be tasked with putting the educational facility’s embarrassing plagiarism scandal to bed but must do so on a smaller salary than their two...

Galway hotels report best year since the boom

Galway hotels are reporting their best year since the recession hit, with two thirds hosting increased Christmas parties and events, four out of ten planning to hire more staff this year and nine out...

Galway house prices continue to rise

Auctioneers are predicting that residential property prices in Galway will increase by another 10% in the coming year. Separate reports published in the last few days have forecast price increases in the county of 9%...

Landowners in the dark over road compensation

A major €8.5 million road widening scheme in North Galway is to commence at the end of February – but affected land owners are still in the dark as to the amount of compensation...


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