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Alcock and Brown Centre to mark centenary of aviation milestone

With the centenary of the Alcock and Brown landing near Clifden just two years away, a number of British businessmen are floating a plan to develop a major centre to mark that historic milestone...

Woman airlifted to UHG following serious accident on Inis Mor

A woman has been airlifted to University Hospital Galway following a serious accident on Inis Mor. The woman, who is believed to be aged in her 20's, was attending the Red Bull Cliff Diving World...

Questions over why ‘crash map’ was pulled from road safety campaign

The Road Safety Authority has been accused of covering up accident blackspots in County Galway – after a map outlining where the majority of crashes take place in the county was pulled. The map, outlining...

Family won’t be free of flooding threat before 2020

A South Galway house which has been flooded on numerous occasions over the years will have to wait until at least 2020 before it can hope to get any relief even though a scheme...

Roads authority opposes Declan Ganley’s pub bid

A millionaire businessman who wants to open a pub and restaurant in North Galway is facing opposition from roads authorities – with a decision on the planning application expected in days. Businessman Declan Ganley wants...

Garden Festival hopes confusion over rival show doesn’t hit charity event

Organisers of the eighth Galway Garden Festival are hopeful that gardening enthusiasts will not confuse their event with a commercial exhibition bearing the same name planned a week before. Owner of Claregalway Castle Dr...


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