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Pictured on board Galway’s Tourist Train are Friends of GIAF Natalie McCambridge, McCambridges; Susie Heaslip, Garavan’s Bar; John Crumlish, GIAF CEO; Ciara Geraghty; Galway Bay Hotel; Katie Walsh, Pálás Cinema; David Hayes; Skeffington Hotel; Eveanna Ryan, The Connacht Hotel; Trisha Connolly and Hannah Kowal, Claddagh Jewellers; Rachel Nohilly, Classic Tiles and Aisling O’Sullivan, GIAF Friends Manager.

Arts Festival wants ‘friends’ on board

Galway International Arts Festival has announced details of its 2019 Friends Campaign, which invites businesses and individuals to get on board and play a part in creating something extraordinary this July 15th to 28th. Last...
Ready to Rock the Boat…pictured at the launch were (back – from left) Adam Grant, Bardon; Tennis Coach Mike Geraghty, and Breda Crehan-Roche, CEO, Ability West, with (front) Michael Duke, Community Development Officer, Ability West; Will L'Franc, Bardon, and John McGuire from Fat Tony’s Barber Shop.

Fundraiser revisits the eighties to set a new World Record

The nightclub staple of the seventies and eighties is being dusted down by a group of Galway enthusiasts – inspired by Channel 4’s Derry Girls – with the aim of setting a new world...
A screengrab from the viral video of a rodent in a light fitting in the hospital's Emergency Department.

UHG forced to use mouse traps in lights

Mouse traps were set in light fittings in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway last Christmas, documents reveal. A private pest control company, hired by the city hospital, also baited light fittings in the...
Rahoon Cemetery: extension will see more than 600 new plots.

Cemetery extension approved by Council

An extension to Rahoon Cemetery was approved by Galway City Councillors, who admonished the local authority for failing to make progress on opening a new one on the east side for the last 15...
Insurance call: Eoin McCambridge.

Spiralling insurance premiums ‘will put us out of business’

Spiralling insurance premiums will put more small family-owned enterprises out of business unless the Government takes action to tackle fraudulent claims. That’s according to Eoin McCambridge, a director of the Alliance for Insurance Reform and...
The Garda Western Region HQ in Renmore: more than 100 Gardai stationed there.

Over 100 Gardaí at new Galway HQ

Just over 600 Gardaí are stationed in the Galway Garda Division, according to new figures from the Minister for Justice – with 113 of these assigned to new regional headquarters in the city. Minister Charlie...

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