GMIT School of Business lecturer Caitlin Ni Ghabhaín with Enda Tully, Seán Ó Loideáin and Shane Flynn at an information evening on accounting programmes at GMIT.

Local digital businesses join the dots

Registrations for ‘.ie’ websites in Galway increased last year, as more businesses turn to e-commerce. According to figures from IEDR (the IE Domain Registry), a total of 1,512 ‘.ie’ domains – the official domain for...
A garage in the Woodquay area of Galway in September 1981.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Connemara’s wealth We have proof of the fact that a considerable portion of the district of Murvey, Roundstone, is rich indeed in mineral wealth. Recent investigation has shown that the “molybdenite” discovered here some time...

TD calls for ban on mobile phones in schools

Mobile phones should be banned in schools, a Galway TD has suggested. It is important that children should have eight hours in the day free from social media interference, said Dáil Deputy Anne Rabbitte. The Fianna...

Charity stages Ireland’s first four-legged ‘Blind Date’ for dogs

The country’s animal rescue shelters are testimony to the number of well-intentioned people who think they want a dog – only to find their new pet isn’t what they were looking for after all. That’s...

Spotlight on Galway pair as brightest prospects for 2017

Two Galway singer-songwriters have been included in Hot Press magazine’s list of artists tipped for success in 2017. Though Miriam Donohue and Roisín el-Cherif have different musical styles, both are coming off the back of...

Homecoming for fastest transatlantic row record-holder

Galway will officially welcome home Gavan Hennigan next weekend, who holds the world record for a solo Atlantic row. He will be welcomed back to Galway in the Salthill Hotel next Sunday (February 19) from...


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