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Jobs saved after buy-out of top golf course in the West

Up to 24 jobs have been secured at one of the top golf courses in the West after it was bought-out last week by its operating manager, taking the facility out of the National...

Completion of iconic building dogged by a legal wrangle

The owner of the Baily Point complex in Salthill has said the front of the building – where plasterwork has been crumbling away for several years – will be repaired by the end of...

Tourists give wide berth to Portumna litter blackspot

Locked public toilets, fallen trees and litter drove tourists out of Portumna over Easter Weekend, and will continue to have a negative impact on the town during the summer, a local election candidate has...

Race to raise funds for Milltown man with brain injury

Former World 1,500m champion Eamon Coghlan has lent his support to a community effort to help a Galway man who suffered severe head injuries when he fell off a ladder at work seven years...

Radioactive waste probe at Galway Clinic

Serious concerns that the Galway Clinic did not follow proper procedures when disposing of potentially lethal radioactive waste were raised in Dáil Éireann this week. An investigation into the incident at the private hospital in...

Drug dealers ply trade at Galway Courthouse

A self-confessed heroin addict was remanded in continuing custody this week in connection with thefts from the university. At Galway District Court, Judge Mary Fahy expressed concern that heroin dealers were plying their trade in...


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