Plans advance for greenway from Dublin to Eyre Square

A planning application for a "world-class" greenway cycle route stretching almost 280 kilometres from Eyre Square to Dublin is expected to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála towards the end of next year. City councillors...

Probe into Galway City Council ‘irregularity’ continues

An internal investigation into two Galway City Council officials suspended over alleged ‘irregularities’ in housing allocation indicates that the incident was an isolated one. The two officials were suspended earlier this year after one allegedly...
Coastal walkway in Galway takes step forward

Salthill-Silverstrand coast walk moves forward

City councillors are to be asked to set aside funding from the upcoming local authority budget for consultants to progress the proposed coastal walkway from Salthill to Silverstrand. Galway City Council has applied for a...
Dan Clabby in the species-rich field.

Field to be transplanted – ten miles down the road

In what is thought to be a first in Ireland, a group of conservationists are saving a field resplendent with orchids and wildflowers from being buried beneath a new motorway. The field near Ardrahan which...
Fakhar-Ud_Din, Chaudry Zahid, Tanvir Ahmed and Dr. Mamoon Rashid outside Galway Mosque.

Galway asylum seekers living in fear

Twenty Galway-based asylum seekers are living in constant fear of being deported to Pakistan where they face persecution, if not death. The Ahmadi Muslim Community in Galway is concerned for the welfare of their members...
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)

Investigators unhappy with level of co-operation in €400,000 GMIT probe

The investigators hired by Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) to probe a cheating incident at the college, and whether it was covered-up, are not happy with the level of co-operation of senior staff...


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