Call for ‘family-friendly’ meeting hours at County Hall

Starting and finishing times of Galway County Council plenary meetings should be family friendly, a newly-elected member has said. Councillor Aisling Dolan (Ind) asked that the policy towards meetings should be family friendly and should...
Dr Thomas Lier, Director, Goethe-Institut Ireland; Michael Moriarty, 3D Personnel (sponsor), with Rachael Stewart and Roy Pickford from Stewart Construction.

Stewart Construction scoop gongs for work on Goethe Institut building

Galway company Stewart Construction was the recipient of the ‘Conservation Project of the Year’ and the ‘Education Project of the Year’ awards for the elegantly reimagined Goethe-Institut in Merrion Square in Dublin. The annual Irish...
Elizabeth McGloughlin of Tympany Medical, will represent Galway at the national final of this year’s Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition.

Innovator on entrepreneur shortlist

A 30-year-old Galway entrepreneur is set to represent the city and county at the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur national final. Elizabeth McGloughlin of Tympany Medical was named winner of the Best Business Idea category at...

€14m Racecourse redevelopment plan lodged with Council

Plans for a major €14 million development at Galway Racecourse – including a spectator amphitheatre, bars, restaurants, courtyard and new parade ring – have been lodged with the City Council. The project also involves a...

Crowd of 30,000 expected at food and craft festival

Organisers expect that the Galway International Food and Craft Festival – which will be held next month in Salthill Park – will draw crowds of up to 30,000. The three-day event, which runs from July...

Galway teen boxes way to European bronze medal

In a week when Katie Taylor was grabbing all the sporting headlines, a Galway teenager was boxing her way to a first European medal at the EU Junior Boxing Championships in Galati, Romania. Aayilah Butler...

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