Electronic sign drives down speeds in village

A relatively simple initiative to slow traffic going through an East Galway village could have the effect of saving lives or preventing serious injury occurring. The electronic sign, which has been erected in the village...

€200k compensation to get flood families to move

Dozens of householders in County Galway, whose properties were flooded during the disastrous winter of 2009 and again last year, could get funding of up to €200,000 to relocate from their current homes. But such...

Galway senators declare their interests

Pádraig Ó Céidigh tops the list of Galway-based senators’ business interests, with shares in aviation and transport companies, as well as nursing homes, according to the newly-published Seanad Register of Interests for 2016. The independent...

Consultants to get €1m for traffic solutions

More than one million euro has been set aside to pay for consultants who have been engaged to devise controversial traffic calming measures for two County Galway villages which are among the country’s most...

TV series looks at issue of ‘intimate partner homicides’

A former businesswoman who was beaten to death by the leg of a chair in Craughwell is one of six cases under the spotlight by a new documentary series examining cases where women were...

Bay energy test site objectors up in arms over ‘flawed’ bid

Objectors have cast doubt on the legality of the foreshore lease application for a planned test site off the coast of An Spidéal. Residents living in the seaside village in South Connemara have appealed to...


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