Valeo expansion to deliver 100-job New Year boost for Tuam

More than 100 new jobs are to be announced at Tuam’s biggest employer in the New Year – providing Galway with a major confidence boost in the process as the economic tide turns. ...

Applegreen fuel chain in Galway setback

Attempts by cut-price fuel chain Applegreen to enter the market in Galway have been stalled, after city planners sent them back to the drawing board. Petrogas Ltd – which operates more...

Tiny site attracts huge level of interest

It’s possibly the smallest ever plot of land to come on the market in Galway – yet it is only big enough to moor an ornamental boat. Already, there is huge...

Plans to save Menlo Castle take big step

The long-awaited revamp of Menlo Castle on the banks of the River Corrib will take a giant step forward early next year thanks to the allocation of €25,000 towards the project in the Galway...

Dominican Convent faces wrecking ball

The Dominican Sisters on Taylor’s Hill are to get a brand new convent next year, after city planners heard the plight of their existing 13 year-old convent, which has a litany of structural faults....

Samaritans staying open as calls peak for Christmas

Galwegians experiencing feelings of distress or despair this Christmas – including feelings that would lead to suicide – have been urged to contact the Galway Samaritans. Galway Samaritans’ helpline will be...


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