Galway cancer women search for miracle cure

Two young women living metres apart in Ballinfoile in Galway City are trying to raise money to seek alternative treatment abroad for their terminal cancer. The devastating stories of Ann Marie McDonagh, 38, and Amy...

WATCH: Celebrations as Galway wins 2020 bid

Galway is the European Capital of Culture 2020 winner. A ten-member group from Galway made a final presentation to a panel of European judges in Dublin yesterday. The big announcement was made at the National Concert...

Get your hands off Portiuncula!

The Minister for Health and his department officials have been warned – hands off Portiuncula Hospital’s Emergency Department. Local politicians have been queuing up this week to support the retention of an Emergency Department at...

Over a dozen Galway Garda stations left without patrol car

SIXTEEN in-service rural Garda sub-district stations dotted across Galway do not have patrol cars available to them in the event of a call-out, the Connacht Tribune has learned. Over the past two years, repeated efforts...

Galway hospital waiting lists the worst in the country

The waiting lists at University Hospital Galway are by far the worst in the country with over 1,000 people waiting at least 18 months for treatment – an increase of a staggering 322% in...

Galway’s face of Console left shocked, sickened, defiled, betrayed

The Galway woman who was the face of Console in the west for more than a decade has broken her silence – to say she feels ‘defiled’ and ‘utterly betrayed’ by the man she...


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