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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...
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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...

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...
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Health deal to create 250 new construction jobs

A successful Galway building firm is leading the construction of 14 primary health care centres across the country – with the creation of 250 new jobs in the process. Six of the centres are in...
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Hundreds have cancer appointments cancelled

Hundreds of patients undergoing cancer treatment had their clinic appointments cancelled at short-notice this year at University Hospital Galway, according to shameful new statistics. The Health Service Executive (HSE) West has confirmed that it cancelled...

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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