Galway battens down the hatches with more floods on the way

Galway is bracing itself for worse flooding yet to come with the Shannon and Clare Rivers yet to peak in the aftermath of Storm Desmond. As the cleanup began in Craughwell, where the Dunkellin burst...

What would qualify as an emergency when it comes to Galway A&E?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny stands accused of speaking with forked-tongue on the Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway – he says it’s not fit for purpose and yet won’t provide funding to replace it. As nurses prepare...

Clear the whole lot out – Galway farmers voice their anger

GALWAY IFA delegates have this week called for an immediate ‘clear out’ of the top brass of the Association at national level in the wake of the pay controversies that have broken in the...

Galway company’s part in All Blacks’ World Cup success!

A Galway-based sports performance guru can claim his share of the All Blacks’ spectacular Rugby World Cup success – and it was all in the water! Because Pure Athlete – the company run by former...

Galway farms go down the drain as owners can’t tackle flooding

HUNDREDS of Galway farmers in the Shannon Callows area have claimed this week that the era of the Penal Laws has returned as they could face fines of up to half a million euro...

Tubridy discovers 1916 link from Galway great-grandparents to Casement

It was, Ryan Tubridy admitted, like shaking hands with a ghost – examining a letter written by his own great-grandmother sent to Roger Casement to thank him for helping to feed her poverty-stricken students...


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