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County projects carve up €10m funding

Towns and villages across the county are to share a slice of a €10 million cash injection – with a host of projects now cleared for take-off. The Government-led Rural Regeneration and Development Fund paves...

Canney tops local register of interests

Galway East Independent TD Sean Canney, the Minister of State for Rural and Community Development, commands a portfolio of houses, apartments and a retail property, according to the Dáil Register of Interest for 2018...

Stroke goes for bust over Churchill

A local councillor has demanded that the Taoiseach not attend the annual St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the White House due to the presence of a bust of Winston Churchill in the Oval Office. In...

Thousands flock to the Cathedral for annual Novena

The inclement weather didn’t dissuade the faithful from flocking once again to Galway Cathedral as thousands turned out this week for this year’s Solemn Novena. By the end of the nine days, up to 10,000...

Man killed in road crash in Ballinasloe

A man was killed in a road crash in Ballinasloe last night. The single vehicle crash happened at Sycamore Hill, on the Lawrencetown side of the Ballinasloe to Lawrencetown Road, at around 8.30 last night. The...

Data protection frustrating efforts to tackle illegal dumping

Data protection red tape is blocking those trying to tackle the scourge of illegal dumping, a meeting of County Galway Joint Policing Committee (JPC) was told. According to Cllr Shaun Cunniffe (Ind), councillors have been...


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