Property boom in Galway saw €573m in sales last year

The sales boom is continuing in Galway’s residential property market, with almost €573 million worth of homes sold in 2018. The combined value of sales...

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Property boom in Galway saw €573m in sales last year

The sales boom is continuing in Galway’s residential property market, with almost €573 million worth of homes sold in 2018. The combined value of sales...

Galway car buyers continue to look to UK imports

More used imports from the UK were registered in Galway than new cars were sold here in 2018. In fact, data on car sales shows...

Bottle banks being used as illegal dumping sites

Management at Galway City Council have come under fire for failing to adequately respond to the scourge of illegal dumping. Councillor Ollie Crowe said officials...

Supermac’s describe trademark row as ‘David versus Goliath’ battle

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Supermac's boss and Galway businessman Pat McDonagh has described the firm's landmark trademark legal row with McDonald's as a...

Galway footballers and hurlers set to blow away the cobwebs

SUPPORTERS of the big and small ball will be delighted to see the Tribesmen back in action in both codes this weekend as the...

SPORT

Killannin's Cathal Sweeney who has opted out of the Galway senior football panel for the coming year.

Galway footballers and hurlers set to blow away the cobwebs

SUPPORTERS of the big and small ball will be delighted to see the Tribesmen back in action in both codes this weekend as the...
The NUI Galway side which defeated Queens in Round 2 of the Purcell Cup on Wednesday. Back row, from left: Lauren Gilligan, Alisha Lenihan, Chloe Broderick, Sarah Spellman, Niamh Treacy, Ciana Reidy, Rebecca Nolan, Hannah Scott, Molly Mannion, Niamh Horan, Orlaith Murray, Emma Helebert, Maria Cooney, and Carrie Dolan. Front: Roisin Cassidy, Aine Cleary, Muireann O’Reilly, Eabha O’Rourke, Ailish Carr, Rachel Fitzmaurice, Ciara Donohue, Niamh Black, Rachel Hannify, Aoife Donohue (captain), and Laura Ward.

NUIG reign supreme over Queens in Purcell Cup

NUI Galway 8-14 Queens Belfast 3-5 Michael O’Connor at Loughgeorge A five star turn by Sarsfields duo Maria Cooney and Laura Ward propelled NUI Galway to their...

Ibec chief predicts GDP growth – but warns of Brexit impact...

The group that represents Irish business this week forecasts GDP growth of 4.1% in 2019 – with an equally positive outlook for other economic...

BUSINESS

Danny McCoy

Ibec chief predicts GDP growth – but warns of Brexit impact on economy

The group that represents Irish business this week forecasts GDP growth of 4.1% in 2019 – with an equally positive outlook for other economic...
Record numbers...Ireland West Airport.

Ireland West sees over 770,000 passengers use airport in 2018

Last year was the busiest on record at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers climbing to over 770,000 for the first time in the...

Leading critic puts classics centre stage

Art historian and critic Sir Christopher Frayling will deliver two free public lectures at NUI Galway’s Huston School of Film and Digital Media next...

ENTERTAINMENT

Elsa Lanchester and Boris Karloff in the Bride of Frankenstein.

Leading critic puts classics centre stage

Art historian and critic Sir Christopher Frayling will deliver two free public lectures at NUI Galway’s Huston School of Film and Digital Media next...
Star of the Sea by Galway company Moonfish. Bilingual, featuring music and highly visual, the show won praise at home and abroad.

New collective aims to benefit independent theatre-makers

More than 57 theatre-artists in Galway City and County have joined forces to create a new collective, which will be officially launched this month. Theatre57...

Poker chips and degradable plastic – a curious cocktail!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Come on. No good sitting here. Time to get cracking. If only I didn’t feel so lethargic. My body is...

OPINION

Poker chips and degradable plastic – a curious cocktail!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Come on. No good sitting here. Time to get cracking. If only I didn’t feel so lethargic. My body is...

Aborting peaceful protest sets dangerous precedent

Introducing exclusion or safe access zones outside clinics where abortions are held is a well-intentioned but misguided proposal. Bradley Bytes - A Sort of Political...

An ode of sorts to horn honkers and undertakers

Country Living with Francis Farragher As we move through second week of January and at last there’s an extra chink of light returning to the...

LIFESTYLE

An ode of sorts to horn honkers and undertakers

Country Living with Francis Farragher As we move through second week of January and at last there’s an extra chink of light returning to the...
John Kinsella will be the special guest at this year's Music for Galway Mid-Winter Festival, Swansong.

Forging a musical career against the odds

Lifestyle - Composer John Kinsella grew up in Dublin where his working-class father instilled a love of the arts in his sons. The former...

Kia Sportage gets GT look

A new year usually sparks new optimism but, if we look back before we look forward, there’s not a lot to be hopeful for...

MOTORS

The Kia Sportage GT.

Kia Sportage gets GT look

A new year usually sparks new optimism but, if we look back before we look forward, there’s not a lot to be hopeful for...
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Toyota set to hold Hybrid roadshow in city and Tuam

Potential Toyota customers can get a quick glimpse of the full range of Toyota hybrids cars for 2019 this coming Monday, January 14, at...
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Property boom in Galway saw €573m in sales last year

The sales boom is continuing in Galway’s residential property market, with almost €573 million worth of homes sold in 2018. The combined value of sales...

SPORT

Galway footballers and hurlers set to blow away the cobwebs

SUPPORTERS of the big and small ball will be delighted to see the Tribesmen back in action in both codes this weekend as the...

NUIG reign supreme over Queens in Purcell Cup

NUI Galway 8-14 Queens Belfast 3-5 Michael O’Connor at Loughgeorge A five star turn by Sarsfields duo Maria Cooney and Laura Ward propelled NUI Galway to their...

BUSINESS

Ibec chief predicts GDP growth – but warns of Brexit impact...

The group that represents Irish business this week forecasts GDP growth of 4.1% in 2019 – with an equally positive outlook for other economic...

Ireland West sees over 770,000 passengers use airport in 2018

Last year was the busiest on record at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers climbing to over 770,000 for the first time in the...

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LIFESTYLE

An ode of sorts to horn honkers and undertakers

Country Living with Francis Farragher As we move through second week of January and at last there’s an extra chink of light returning to the...

Forging a musical career against the odds

Lifestyle - Composer John Kinsella grew up in Dublin where his working-class father instilled a love of the arts in his sons. The former...

FARMING

Mix of heat and moderate rainfall prompted prolific grass growth during...

WHILE 2018 might have proven to be a difficult farming time for parts of the country that suffered the worst of the Summer drought...

Farm deaths down to 17 last year but machinery/livestock are still...

A REDUCTION in the number of people who lost their lives in farming accidents in 2018 – down from 24 to 17 as compared...

MOTORS

Kia Sportage gets GT look

A new year usually sparks new optimism but, if we look back before we look forward, there’s not a lot to be hopeful for...

Toyota set to hold Hybrid roadshow in city and Tuam

Potential Toyota customers can get a quick glimpse of the full range of Toyota hybrids cars for 2019 this coming Monday, January 14, at...
Candlelight vigil
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Macnas Parade 2018
02:38
The Village Salthill Zombie Chase
01:13
Sharon Shannon Honorary conferring
01:44
Storm Callum Galway
01:31
Storm Ali
01:06
Storm Ali in Galway
01:07
Tuam Babies vigil
01:54
Galway hurlers' homecoming
02:43
Dancers from the Basque Country
02:19
Cruinniú na mBád Festival 2018
02:02
Galway V Clare replay slideshow
02:28
Ladies Day Galway Races 2018
01:39
Omey Races
02:25
GIAF The People Build
01:50
Demolition of the People Build Eyre Square
02:18
Birdmen
01:40
Galway International Arts Festival Gallery
01:46
Museum of the Moon
01:03
Scarecrows
01:25
Barna gorse fire
01:07
Journalism Matters
01:49
St Patrick's Day Parade in Galway
03:10
Three Billboards Outside Connemara
01:06
Storm Eleanor clean up
00:57
Storm Eleanor floods
02:57
Storm Eleanor flooding
04:12
Christmas Day swimmers
00:58
The Westend Christmas lights
01:35
Ó Conaire statue replica unveiling
03:33
Switching on the Christmas lights
03:07
Macnas Parade 2017
04:59
Rally in Athenry supporting Apple
01:48
Galway Hospice Memorial Walk 2017
02:19
Galway hurling minors and seniors homecoming
04:28
The annual Blessing of the Bay
02:10
The Omey Races 2017
02:11
i Puppets GIAF
02:02
The People Build is demolished
02:08
The People Build at GIAF
02:07
Chariot of the Sea GIAF
02:40
Connemara ambulance protest
01:15
SeaFest at Galway Harbour
04:48
Mine explosion memorial
03:14
Badoiri an Cladaig Salthill
03:38
Fire in Connemara 1
00:46
Dolphin Galway Bay
00:33
Guitarathon
01:59
Gorse fire at Barna
01:47
Claddagh's Black Swan
02:07
St Patrick's Day Parade
02:11
Bishop Casey funeral
02:22
Galway Fest Kayaking
02:15
Lenten Ashes drive-thru
01:30
MADRA Adoption Day
01:51
Quintuplet lambs
01:50
Fr Tony Flannery Mass
01:50
Christmas Lights Latin Quarter
01:09
Christmas Market Lights
01:39
Beach wheelchairs Salthill
01:19
Galway Christmas Lights
01:23
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