No city water meters until late 2015

The metering of houses in the city for water charges is not expected to commence until the second half of next year, Irish Water have confirmed to the Galway City Tribune. Up to 24,000 meters...
And they’re off! 74 seeking election to 39 Council seats

And they’re off! 74 seeking election to 39 Council seats

The runners and riders for the 2014 local elections have been declared – 74 candidates will battle it out for 39 seats on Galway County Council across five electoral areas. The traditional ‘big two’ parties...
Organ Donor Commemorative Garden reflects generosity that grew from grief

Organ Donor Commemorative Garden reflects generosity that grew from grief

When 26-year-old Éamonn Goggin from Spiddal lost his life following a car accident in 2006, his parents Martina and Denis lost their only child, the person Denis described as “our best friend”. Out of that...
Turf wars re-ignite as cutters defy law

Turf wars re-ignite as cutters defy law

Local people hired contractors to cut turf at two neighbouring Special Area of Conservation (SAC) bogs in Co Galway within the past week in an act of defiance against European Union designations which have...
Nine Athenry apartments fetch €42,000 each at auction

Nine Athenry apartments fetch €42,000 each at auction

A block of nine Athenry apartments have sold for €380,000 at auction – a price of just over €42,000 per unit. The two and three-bed apartments at Athenry Shopping Centre had been set a...

Cut down to size: Chicago’s 30ft gift that Galway rejected

A sculpture gifted by the people of Chicago is to be unveiled tomorrow – but will be just one tenth the size of its original incarnation following a three year transatlantic row.  The Umbrella for...

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