Aldi reveals plans for new Tuam store

Discount supermarket giant Aldi have ended months of speculation with their decision to apply for planning permission for a new store in Tuam. There had been considerable speculation with regard to a site for the...

No progress on 50-bed extension for Portiuncula

Despite being a priority for local HSE management, six years on from when it was first announced there has still been no progress on building a 50-bed extension to Portiuncula Hospital. Councillor Aidan Donohue queried...
A homeless man sleeping rough in a doorway on Shop Street this week. Roscommon hurler Alan Moore is organising the ‘Gaelic Voices for Change’ sleep-out in Galway City on December 16 to highlight the homelessness crisis.

Galway’s homeless crisis shows no sign of abating

On a single night last month 416 adults and children in Galway had to avail of emergency accommodation while a further 27 people were sleeping rough – both among the highest numbers since Cope...

Small towns suffer ‘perfect storm’

Urgent action by Galway County Council as well as the Government is required to stem the decimation of regional towns which are now on their knees. That’s the warning in a major new report which...
The new Renault Megane RS.

Renault Megane RS to take on likes of Golf GTI, Ford Focus RS, and Honda...

When a car-maker puts an RS badge on a car it is rightfully assumed that there is something special going on, especially under the bonnet. Renault has a history of building fast road cars...

Penguins set for new Galway home!

We’ve had no end of stags and hens but now it looks like Galway is looking to attract a whole new species to the city – with an influx of penguins set for Salthill! That’s...


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