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M6 motorway closed after truck overturns

The M6 motorway has been closed in both directions since lunchtime, after a truck overturned and shed its load across the carriageways. The accident happened between the Ballinasloe and Athlone exit and it is understood...

City councillors to vote on streaming of meetings

The elected members of Galway City Council will decide in the coming weeks whether to allow for the installation of cameras in their Chamber for live streaming of meetings. The supply and installation of equipment...

Illegal parking is “common practice” at UHG

Illegal parking is “common practice” at University Hospital Galway (UHG), the hospital group Saolta has admitted. And the Galway City Tribune has learned the problem could deteriorate once the proposed new Emergency Department is built...

Brothers jailed for crime spree across the city

A city man who went on a spree of car thefts and burglaries over, has been jailed for 22 months by Galway District Court. In imposing the sentence, Judge Mary Fahy said it would have...

Notre Dame defends talk on Tuam ‘holocaust hoax’

The University of Notre Dame in the US has defended its decision to host a talk by Irish journalist John Waters on the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. The writer faced a backlash this week...

Galway-trained milliner takes Asia shows by storm

A former GMIT textiles student has been hailed internationally for her millinery creativity with no less than two fashion shows in Asia in the space of a year. The protégé of Ahascragh milliner to the...


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