Archbishop holds the key in Tuam Stadium project!

The Archbishop of Tuam regularly gives out communion on a Sunday morning . . . but this weekend will be something of a change as he hands someone a brand new car. Archbishop Neary will...

Galway clubs gets sports grant windfall

Galway GAA clubs were the county's clear winners in the latest tranche of capital investment funding announced by Government. Some 49 sports organisations across the city and county will benefit from the newest round of...

Law is an ass – shutting ten Galway Garda stations saves just €770 a...

The closure of ten Garda stations across County Galway is delivering savings of just €770 a week or €40,000 per year, the Government has conceded. Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed that the sweeping...

Galway woman brewing up a storm

A North Galway woman is on the verge of creating more than 80 new jobs – brewing a new brand of Irish whiskey as well as developing her own craft beer. It is an exciting...

Judge’s warning for Galway turf-cutters in court

A Galway District Judge warned yesterday that a repeat of incidents that came before him at a court last April concerning assault and obstruction of a Garda Sergeant during a turf-cutters’ demonstration would result...

Staff stand-off over safety fears at Galway psychiatric unit

The acute psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway (UHG) descended into chaos again over the weekend with nurses refusing to go on duty due to safety concerns caused by staff shortages. The stand-off is similar...


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