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Crime in city shows rise in first ten months of year

Burglaries and assaults jumped by a quarter in the city this year compared to last year. Overall crime was up by 3% in Galway City, with almost 6,000 incidents reported to Gardaí, according to the...

Connacht Rugby conduct extensive survey on new stadium plans

Work is progressing behind the scenes on a new stadium for Connacht Rugby in Galway, with preliminary designs likely to emerge next year. Extensive surveys have been carried out among fans and businesses on their...

Leaking theatres still closed despite completion of repair works

Galway City Tribune - Two theatres at Merlin Park Hospital remain closed – two months after leaks in the roof were repaired. Repair works on the theatres were completed on November 1, but red tape...
Una Taaffe at a poster display outside her shop in August 2002.

Gone but not forgotten – Una’s life to become play

In her hey-day she was a renowned beauty and socialite who would host fabulous tennis parties in the family home courtyard behind William Street, enjoy afternoon tea in the Great Southern Hotel and Sunday...

Westwood Hotel gets nine-month reprieve

Plans to build 400 student beds on the site of the Westwood Hotel have stalled – with the hotel now set to remain in operation until at least September. It was revealed in February 2017...

Pub and nightclub fined for smoking law breaches

The owners of a Galway City nightclub and pub received hefty fines this week for breaches of smoking regulations on their respective premises and must also pay the costs and legal expenses of the...

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