Dealer facing sentence over €20,000 heroin seizure

A 26-year-old drug dealer faces sentence next month in connection with the seizure of an estimated €20,000 worth of heroin near Barna last year. Chris...

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Dealer facing sentence over €20,000 heroin seizure

A 26-year-old drug dealer faces sentence next month in connection with the seizure of an estimated €20,000 worth of heroin near Barna last year. Chris...

Man found dead at City Hall named locally

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The man whose body was discovered on the grounds of City Hall at College Road, has been named locally...

Temporary operating theatre caught up in red tape

The number of patients on the orthopaedic waiting list at Merlin Park has now reached almost 7,000 as the bureaucratic wrangling continues over building...

Dunnes set to expand Briarhill store

Galway City Council has given the go-ahead for the expansion of the Dunnes Stores supermarket in Briarhill. Liam Mulryan, owner of the Briarhill Shopping Centre,...

Seasiders overcome scoreless first-half to force draw

Milltown 0-12 Salthill/Knocknacarra 1-9 After extra time A curious kind of encounter laced with contradictions as both sides had the chances to book a place in the...

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Salthill/Knocknacarra's Robert Butler, whose late goal threw his side a lifeline, looks to get past the challenge of Milltown's Liam Costello. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Seasiders overcome scoreless first-half to force draw

Milltown 0-12 Salthill/Knocknacarra 1-9 After extra time A curious kind of encounter laced with contradictions as both sides had the chances to book a place in the...
Tiernan O'Halloran opened Connacht's account in Belfast, but was then forced off injured.

Connacht hold on to end a 58-year wait for a win in Ravenhill

Ulster 15 Connacht 22 It wasn’t meant to happen like this. The last 20 minutes were anti-climatic in the extreme, Connacht might have been making history...

Hotel unveils its €9m new look

The Maldron Hotel this week unveiled the results of an extensive €9 million refurbishment programme that has seen the hotel become one of the...

BUSINESS

Hotel unveils its €9m new look

The Maldron Hotel this week unveiled the results of an extensive €9 million refurbishment programme that has seen the hotel become one of the...
Lauster, Social Enterprise Development Officer at Galway City Partnership.

Free course will help to develop your business

A new course – entitled Developing a Business or Social Enterprise Idea – is starting in Galway on Friday week, October 19. It will run...

Class night of music in store as stars line out for...

Some of Ireland’s leading singers and musicians are joining forces this Saturday night, October 13, for a special gig in Galway City to show...

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Don Stiffe.

Class night of music in store as stars line out for Michael D

Some of Ireland’s leading singers and musicians are joining forces this Saturday night, October 13, for a special gig in Galway City to show...
One of the pieces from Floating which will be at NUIG's O'Donoghue Centre.

Floating with Finbar at children’s festival

A series of abstract nature paintings by Galway artist Finbar McHugh is being exhibited at this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. The show,...

Joe – a man more sinned against than sinning?

Bradley Bytes, a sort of political column by Dara Bradley Joe Loughnane, the People Before Profit local election candidate, is a lay member of the...

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Joe – a man more sinned against than sinning?

Bradley Bytes, a sort of political column by Dara Bradley Joe Loughnane, the People Before Profit local election candidate, is a lay member of the...
Irish Winter Olympian Thomas Hjalmar Westgard, whose mother hails from Dunmore in Galway, taking on last weekend's Galway Bay Marathon on skis, along with the rest of the Irish cross country skiing team, to promote and create awareness of the sport in Ireland.

Norwegian skier who jumped at chance to represent Ireland

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Cross-country skier Thomas Hjalmar Maloney Westgard may have grown up a Norwegian, but the Winter Olympian, whose mother hails from...

Abandoned village in the frame

Lifestyle - Ruined houses on a north Connemara island that was depopulated 58 years ago this  month, have been captured in a new exhibition,...

LIFESTYLE

Artist Padraic Reaney with Tom Kenny of the Kenny Art Gallery.

Abandoned village in the frame

Lifestyle - Ruined houses on a north Connemara island that was depopulated 58 years ago this  month, have been captured in a new exhibition,...
More unsettled weather days seem to be on the way as Callum prepares to roll in.

Hoping that ‘soft landing’ can ease us into Winter

Country Living with Francis Farragher Our soft landing from our beautiful Summer of 2018 into the darker days of Winter has been jolted a little...

Entry prices for new Kia model forcing other manufacturers to lower...

Even though sales of C-segment cars are diminishing with the continued growth of the SUV sector, they still make up a sizeable portion of...

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The new Kia Ceed.

Entry prices for new Kia model forcing other manufacturers to lower asking prices

Even though sales of C-segment cars are diminishing with the continued growth of the SUV sector, they still make up a sizeable portion of...
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Mercedes-Benz goes electric

Mercedes-Benz has flicked the switch on EQ, the initials chosen to represent their move into the electric-powered vehicle sector. Said to stand for ‘electric intelligence’,...
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Dealer facing sentence over €20,000 heroin seizure

A 26-year-old drug dealer faces sentence next month in connection with the seizure of an estimated €20,000 worth of heroin near Barna last year. Chris...

SPORT

Seasiders overcome scoreless first-half to force draw

Milltown 0-12 Salthill/Knocknacarra 1-9 After extra time A curious kind of encounter laced with contradictions as both sides had the chances to book a place in the...

Connacht hold on to end a 58-year wait for a win...

Ulster 15 Connacht 22 It wasn’t meant to happen like this. The last 20 minutes were anti-climatic in the extreme, Connacht might have been making history...

BUSINESS

Hotel unveils its €9m new look

The Maldron Hotel this week unveiled the results of an extensive €9 million refurbishment programme that has seen the hotel become one of the...

Free course will help to develop your business

A new course – entitled Developing a Business or Social Enterprise Idea – is starting in Galway on Friday week, October 19. It will run...

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Abandoned village in the frame

Lifestyle - Ruined houses on a north Connemara island that was depopulated 58 years ago this  month, have been captured in a new exhibition,...

Hoping that ‘soft landing’ can ease us into Winter

Country Living with Francis Farragher Our soft landing from our beautiful Summer of 2018 into the darker days of Winter has been jolted a little...

FARMING

Minister ‘out of touch’ on beef crisis

GALWAY’S IFA Livestock Committee Chairman, Michael Flynn, has said this week that the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, seems to be ‘completely out of...

Migrants to fill gaps in agri. Sector

AN easing of the rules to allow more migrant workers take up employment in the Irish agricultural sector, has been welcomed by IFA National...

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Entry prices for new Kia model forcing other manufacturers to lower...

Even though sales of C-segment cars are diminishing with the continued growth of the SUV sector, they still make up a sizeable portion of...

Mercedes-Benz goes electric

Mercedes-Benz has flicked the switch on EQ, the initials chosen to represent their move into the electric-powered vehicle sector. Said to stand for ‘electric intelligence’,...
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