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Galway City hotter than Barcelona and Corfu as temperatures hit 24.3C

BY FRANCIS FARRAGHER WE all knew that it wouldn’t last . . . but at least for one weekend in the year, the city it was balmier than Barcelona, Corfu and Los Angeles. ...

Galway enjoys a baby boom, despite recession

Whether it was the recession, the bad weather, or that people were friskier or more fertile . . . but Galway City officially experienced a ‘baby boom’ last year! However, their...

Council rejects criticism of new roundabout

Claims that a new roundabout at the bottom of Mainguard Street is totally unsuitable for trucks who need to access the city centre every day have been discounted by Galway City Council. ...

New city tourist train is on the right track

It mightn’t exactly be the famous Tennessee, Chattanooga Choo-Choo but the city’s new road train – that chugged into operation last weekend – is proving to be a big hit with the tourists and...

Prime office complex on the market for €5m

The vacant Webworks building at the Fairgreen, along with the unfinished private coach station have been put on the market for less than €5 million.   The development was built at...

GAA told to scale back Pearse Stadium lights plan

The GAA has been told to completely rethink its controversial plans to erect floodlights at Pearse Stadium.   City planners have written to the County Board with a lengthy series of...


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