Local kids work together to organise charity sports day

By Pádraic Ó Ciardha A group of 10 young friends from Maunsells Park have come together to organise a fundraising event in aid of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI). ...

Galway to see hike in trans-Atlantic tourists

Ireland is ‘back in vogue’ among the American tourist market, which will be good for the industry in Galway city and county in the season ahead, tourism chiefs have predicted. Overseas...

Chimney cleaner provides 300 new jobs

Around 300 new jobs are to be created in the South East Galway area by the end of the year when a local businessman commences the manufacture of a unit that automates the cleaning...

Over €51 million paid out for Galway medical cards holders in one year

The HSE West paid out a total of more than €51 million to doctors, dentists, eye specialists and pharmacists in Galway over a twelve-month period under subsidy schemes for medical card holders, according to...

Garda summonses are up as Galway bucks the trend

BY FRANCIS FARRAGHER A nationwide 22% drop in the number of Garda summonses issued for the first quarter of this year has not been reflected in the Galway area, where the figure has shown...

House prices in Galway City are on the increase again

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM Galway estate agents are reporting a ‘mini boom’ in the local property market in recent weeks, with selling prices on the increase for the first time since 2007. ...


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