Galway golfing legend passes away on holiday in Tenerife

GALWAY and Irish sport has been left reeling following the sad news of the sudden death of international golfing and Ryder Cup legend, Christy O’Connor Junior, aged just 67, in Tenerife in Spain yesterday...

Why can’t Kinvara trench be repeated elsewhere in Galway?

It took just two days with a digger to route a channel to the sea and save twenty more Galway homes from flood devastation last weekend – but, as with so many other areas...

€4m Galway road money handed back to state

A multi-million euro development plan for the Oughterard to Maam Cross section of the N59 could be in jeopardy if agreement is not reached on the work methods proposed by Galway County Council. But in...

Galway welcomes two new priests

Despite the ongoing trend of dwindling numbers entering the priesthood in Ireland, two Galway men were ordained this week, while a third will join the church in the summer. The double ordination has been described...

Galway bears the brunt of yet another storm

HOUSEHOLDERS and commuters across large swathes of Galway have been advised to exercise extreme caution over the coming days as the county comes under increasing pressure from the most prolonged and intense flood event...

Galway car sales hit higher gear

Dealers across Galway breathed a sigh of relief in 2015, with a surge in new car sales – up by one third on last year. Statistics compiled for the Connacht Tribune by car history checking...


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