Home News


Status Red ‘Ophelia’ weather warning for Galway

Met Eireann has issued a STATUS RED weather warning for Galway. The forecaster is warning that ex-Hurricane Ophelia is expected to bring severe winds and storm conditions from Monday. It's advising that mean wind speeds in...

Temporary theatres will not be ready to open before January

It will be next January at the earliest before two temporary operating theatres open in Merlin Park Hospital – and concerns have been expressed over whether they will require planning permission. The theatres are to...

Fight to get village’s name on signposts

The business community in a South Galway village, which does not appear on any of the new motorway signs, are willing to take their case to Dublin in an effort to have the situation...

Ganley joins chorus seeking contest for presidency in 2018

Declan Ganley has joined the chorus of people calling for a presidential contest next year – but has ruled himself out of the running. The businessman and founder of failed political party, Libertas, insisted President...

Drive stepped up to get bus corridor between Claregalway and city

The opening of the new motorway was supposed to reduce travel times between Tuam and Galway – but this has not been the case, as one bus company has testified to. In fact, one of...

Radical scheme would see Traffic Corps manning key junctions

City councillors have passed an emergency proposal to fund Garda overtime so four key junctions in the Parkmore and Briarhill area can be manned by the Traffic Corps during peak times. The three-month pilot scheme...


scattered clouds
7 ° C
7 °
7 °
13 °
12 °
10 °
12 °
12 °