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Galway poker ace heading for the Bahamas

A Claregalway card player is packing his bags for the trip of a lifetime to the Bahamas next month where he will compete for the chance to win part of the $9 million prize...

Three enterprises share €4.6 million in funding

Three Galway projects have received a €4.6 million boost in funding as part of the Government’s Regional Enterprise Development Fund. The Burren Lowlands, Páirc na Mara in Cill Chiaráin and the Galway City Innovation District...

Book on 40 Connemara families who migrated east

A new book tells the powerful story of how a group of Connemara families migrated east to build new lives for themselves – and take their culture and language with them – to the...

Work to start on €10m Grove mental hospital in New Year

Work on the old Grove Hospital in Tuam is expected to begin by the middle of next year and cost in the region of €10 million. Funding has been secured from national coffers to renovate...

Person taken to UHG following crash

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A person has been taken to University Hospital Galway with serious injuries following a road crash in Turloughmore. The two car collision happened at around 1am near Fallon's Pub in...

Burglar pays high price for Indian takeaway haul

A takeaway with a difference occurred in Ballinasloe last year when a burglar found a large cache of €500 notes – hidden in his local Indian restaurant. Stephen Shaughnessy (23), from 11 Hymany Park, Ballinasloe,...


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