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Councillors to battle decision to privatise waste service

LOCAL councillors are on a direct collision course with the new City Manager, Brendan McGrath, over his ‘overnight’ proposals to privatise the Council’s refuse collection service, following a heated meeting of the City Council...

Human chain of walkers take over Prom for hospice

A human chain of memories straddled the Promenade in Salthill at the beginning of the eighth annual Galway Memorial Walk in aid of Galway Hospice. And while it didn’t take long...

Biggest ever programme for Baboró on the cards

Baboró arts festival for children boasts its biggest ever weekend programme next month with six shows being staged as well as workshops and exhibitions in response to demand from families. The...

Access road moved in proposed Knocknacarra Lidl

The developer of a proposed new Lidl supermarket and off-licence in Knocknacarra has bowed to pressure from planners and moved the access road. Hundreds of locals, two residents’ associations and three...

Judge witnesses ‘miracle’ in Galway courtroom

A District Court judge has her suspicions about a Romanian man’s purported disabilities after she saw him jump up suddenly last Monday in court, run forward and swivel his head to check the time...

Two new access roads will serve Galway Shopping Centre traffic

Two new outlets for traffic are being constructed off the Sean Mulvoy Road and the Headford Road to replace the old slip road access from the current Bodkin Roundabout into the Galway Shopping Centre....


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