Galway repossessions rise as foreign lenders buy up Irish loan books

Foreign lenders are buying up the loan books of Irish banks and then pursuing Galway home owners by seeking repossession orders through the courts. Almost 200 home owners from the county had cases listed against...

Go home and take an overdose, suicidal woman advised

New disturbing information has emerged about a 47-year-old suicidal woman with special needs who was repeatedly refused admission from University Hospital Galway last month. It has been claimed that the distressed Galway woman experiencing suicidal...

Wolf is the hero in new Baboró dance show

Peter and the Wolf, one of the most famous pieces of music ever written will get a fresh outing at this year’s Baboró Children’s Arts Festival. The Wolf and Peter, a new show by CoisCéim...

Galway Garda stations facing closure by a thousand cuts

Connemara’s network of Garda stations is being ‘closed by stealth’, and is only manned sporadically. Galway West TD, Éamon Ó Cuív sensationally claimed this week that only three of the 15 Garda stations in the...

Greenfield site offers light at end of tunnel for Galway Hospice

Galway Hospice Foundation has agreed to purchase land from the HSE, bringing its vision for a new hospice on a greenfield site another step closer to reality. The hospice will use the 14-acre site adjacent...

Gardaí left to babysit Galway’s designated bogs as turf is harvested

Turf is once again being cut on bogs designated as off limits by Europe this week – with Galway Gardaí on hand to keep little more than a watching brief. That’s what one elected representative...

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