Developers to go ahead with massive ‘Dundrum-style’ centre

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM Two well-known international property developers from Galway are set to proceed with plans for a massive ‘Dundrum Town Centre’ type development, after buying nearly 30 properties in Eyre Square, the Galway...

1,300 people in city exposed to excessive noise at home – from traffic

By Dara Bradley Sssssh – keep the noise down. The local authority has developed a ‘noise action plan’ which will help it reduce the racket from traffic-generated environmental noise that interferes with city residents’...

Social welfare revamp could sound the death knell for rural post offices

A stark warning was issued this week that villages across the county – which have already seen the closure of rural Garda stations and pubs – could also lose their local post offices if...
Peter O'Connell on Mount Everest

Galway man on top of the world after conquering Mount Everest for charity

A grueling two year fitness campaign paid off for 29-year old Galway man Peter O’Connell when he became the first Connacht person in history to reach the summit of Mount Everest in the early...

Pioneering surgery offers Galway toddler the chance of a normal life

The family of a two year old Galway toddler – born with severe hearing and feeding difficulties – need to raise at least €100,000 to give their son the chance of a normal life....

Drivers warned as chainsaw gang fell trees to block roads after dark

A mysterious gang is taking a chainsaw under cover of darkness and knocking trees and telegraph poles across public roads in East Galway in what has been labelled an act of malicious vandalism which...


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