Galway water is set for €37.5m upgrade

Almost €40 million will be invested in water supply and sewerage schemes across Galway over the next three years. Irish Water – which has now assumed control of water services in the city and county...

State shells out millions to treat mental patients abroad

Irish psychiatric patients are being sent abroad for treatment, at a time when the health service locally closed a mental health unit in Ballinasloe, the Connacht Tribune can exclusively reveal. The cost to the Health...
Galway brothers land massive fish on first outing

Galway brothers land massive fish on first outing

No codding – a Galway boy has scaled new fishy heights by hooking a catch almost as big as himself! Cian McGaugh, (7), in his first time river fishing, landed this monster pike, weighing 11.5lbs...
car sales

Sales of new cars up 24% in Galway this year

NEW car sales in Galway increased by nearly 24% in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest figures released by the Society of the Irish...
Galway Leisureland Pool

Galway’s Leisureland pool set to be open to the public by October

Galway Leisureland swimming pool is set to re-open in early October, its board of directors confirmed at the weekend. The popular facility has been closed since January due to damage caused in the severe Winter...
Scrap metal at Galway docks

Galway docks change work practice after complaint about dust

A complaint from a member of the public regarding dust and run-off from the storage of scrap metal at Galway Harbour has led to new work practices being introduced to the area. Following an investigation,...

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