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How will Galway’s hotels cope with a million extra visitors in...

Hoteliers are planning to extend their premises, and to build new hotels, to try to satisfy an expected surge in tourist demand in 2020,...

Council stalls on Culture Capital cash

Galway County Council has deferred a decision to contribute €2 million to the European City of Culture project after councillors raised concerns that they...

Twin 2020 Capitals of Culture will be making hay in the...

It rains quite a bit in Galway. It rains so much in Galway, in fact, that the wet weather has provided the inspiration behind...

Galway 2020’s Croatian ‘twin city’ goes green for St Patrick’s Day

Landmarks on the skyline of Rijeka will turn green on St. Patrick’s Day this year for the first time ever as Croatia’s third largest...

2020 projects should create jobs for unemployed locals

A social clause ensuring unemployed Galway builders are hired to work on big publicly-funded construction projects in the city is being advanced. Social clauses in...

Senator poses ‘awkward’ questions on 2020 spending

Galway’s year-long designation as Capital of Culture in 2020 could turn into another ‘arthouse cinema debacle’ without proper checks and balances being put in...


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