More time allowed to finish Killimor estate

Galway County Council has given a construction company three more years to complete an unfinished housing development on the edge of Killimor village. Burns Construction & Civil Engineering sought an Extension of Duration to complete...

Report ready into inquiry over Dunmore foster home abuse

The findings of an investigation examining State agencies’ role in a North Galway foster care home in which three young girls were repeatedly raped over a prolonged period of time, will be published within...

Council accused of double standards on rental sector

Galway County Council officials have been summoned to explain their management of tenants and estates in the Loughrea Municipal District amid complaints they were holding private landlords and homeowners to a much higher standard. At...

75% of new taxi hopefuls fail ‘local knowledge’ exam

New applicants for taxi, hackney and limousine licences in Galway have among of the highest failure rates in the country for knowledge of their local area. Figures released by the National Transport Authority show that...

Two arrested following serious assault in city centre

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Two people have been arrested in an investigation into a serious assault in the city in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at around 3am in the...

Documentary highlights scale of housing crisis

Cures for the country’s housing crux have proved worse than the disease, according to a property expert, who described the shortage of homes in Galway as “shocking”. “The reality is that in Galway, it is...

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