8,000 people waiting over a year for hospital appointment in Galway

Almost 8,000 people are waiting more than a year for an outpatient appointment at Galway's public hospitals. 7,828 people were waiting more than 12 months to be called at UHG in April – almost double...
Colm O’Donnellan of O'Donnellan & Joyce

80 properties to go for auction

More than 80 properties are set to go under the hammer next week in the biggest-ever auction to be held outside of Dublin. Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan has reported exceptional interest in the catalogue of properties...

Slow-starting Galway United fall to poor home defeat

Galway United 1 Bohemians 2 THE midseason break kicks-in after this weekend’s series of fixtures in the League of Ireland, and it might be an idea for someone at Galway United to arrange a movie night...

€20m STEM building earmarked for GMIT

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is in line for a €20 million investment in a new Science, Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) building at its Dublin Road campus. College authorities are meeting with the Department of...

Aussie heart-throb goes wild out West

Native Galway oysters and the natural beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way have been showcased to more than half-a-million TV viewers Down Under. Aussie TV heart-throb, Dr Chris Brown, teamed up with Macnas co-founder Páraic...
Children from Claddagh National School taking part in the Corpus Christi Parade in Galway in the 1970s. The parade is pictured emerging from Dominick Street and entering O'Brien's Bridge.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 ‘War bread’ unpopular At Galway Petty Sessions, Mr. Patk. Lydon, baker, Mary-street, was charged under an Order of the Food Controller for selling newly-baked bread under the Defence of the Realm Regulations which state: “that...


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