Galway’s great escape in super- storm

Galway City escaped the worst of the damage wreaked by Atlantic super-storm Darwin on Wednesday despite recording the strongest winds in the country over a ten minute period. During the rare...

Major Eyre Sq Centre makeover in pipeline

The Eyre Square Shopping Centre will be able to attract international retail names, after An Bord Pleanála gave the go-ahead for a major extension facing onto Kennedy Park. Property agents working...

Hopes sink of saving ship

Plans by Waterways Ireland to cut up the Naomh Éanna – the former Galway-Aran ferry – for scrap should be halted and the ship purchased for a maritime museum in Galway City, a heritage...

Campaign to recognise 800 dead Tuam babies

Were it not for the tenacity of a housewife who has spent ten years researching her own family tree, the names of 798 children buried in an unmarked grave in Tuam would be lost...

Prisoners jailed for not paying fines are home before Gardaí who drove them

People being sent to prison for non-payment of District Court fines are being released and making it home to Galway faster than the Gardaí who transported them there. The Connacht Tribune...

Casualty patients leave UHG with half a million euro bill

Around five thousand patients owe more than half a million Euros between them in unpaid fees for using the Emergency Department at Galway’s main public hospital, documents reveal. It has also...


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