Elderly couple in thugs terror

Gardaí in the city have put in place an “extensive team of detectives” in a bid to track down two young thugs who robbed and assaulted an elderly couple in their home at Woodquay...

Connemara celebrates as one of their own is elected new Mayor of Boston

Connemara people in Massachusetts enjoyed one of their greatest celebrations early yesterday morning when one of their own, Marty Walsh, was elected as the new Mayor of the City of Boston.   ...

Connemara company’s luxurious lingerie that slims you while you sleep!

A Connemara based designer is making her mark on the luxurious lingerie market not just because they are pretty but they are also made out of materials that can help the wearer ‘slim in...

Widower had to erect his own street lights at spot wife was killed

A man whose wife was killed as she crossed an unlit road erected his own street lighting – because Galway County Council wouldn’t. Eoin Durkin, supermarket owner and post master in...

Confusion reigns as Galway’s Councils club together to buy airport for €1.1m

Confusion surrounds the reasons why Galway’s two local authorities struck a deal to purchase Galway Airport – and where they’re getting the money to pay for it.  The manner in which...

75 houses empty – as 3,400 Galway households wait for a home

A total of 75 local authority homes in Galway City are lying vacant and derelict, some for up to seven years, while over 3,400 households are stuck on a housing waiting list, for as...


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