Galway Council tenants face massive rent rise – backdated

Families living in Council houses across Galway are facing financial headaches before the Christmas – after the local authority issues bills for up to €2,000 in backdated rent. Even more shockingly the bill follows a...

Garda inquiry continues in hunt for Carna woman missing for 30 years

The painstaking work of probing and digging lands in the vicinity of the Galway home of Barbara Walsh – who disappeared from the townland of Roisín na Mainíoch in Carna 30 years ago –...

Hollywood star’s tribute to old Galway friend

Hollywood legend Anjelica Huston has paid tribute to the late Paddy Lynch, describing the adopted Galway man as having been “a vital, energetic, agile presence” in her life. The star of The Addams Family and...

Berlin or bust – Galway student’s global challenge!

Galway native Jack Kane is preparing to make a break for Berlin – and is ready to beg, borrow or steal to get there. The 19-year-old Renvyle man is one of 200 Dublin City University students...

Galway families urged to beware of Christmas loan sharks

A local TD has warned that hundreds of struggling Galway families will turn to moneylenders to get over Christmas — and end up even worse in debt. Independent TD Noel Grealish pinpointed one lender who...

Community rallies around family after fatal Galway house fire

A North Galway community is rallying around a mother and her teenage son who are now homeless following a tragic fire which claimed the life of the woman’s 87 year mother. Efforts are underway to...


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