Coursing Club lashes illegal hare hunters in Galway

Loughrea Coursing Club Secretary Jack Mahony believes there wouldn’t be a hare around East Galway were it not for his local club and he has hit out at illegal hunters – especially those using...

UK born of Nigerian descent – but minor star is Galway to the...

It’s not the most common name in the parish – but Dylan Towolawi’s journey to Galway's County Minor Final has nothing to do with his roots! A quiet, unassuming but driven young man who just...

West lags way behind the rest on new jobs

Stark new Government figures have shown the severe extent to which Galway and the West is lagging behind the rest of the country in terms of job creation. The Central Statistics Office figures show the...

Galway Council tenants face massive rent rise – backdated

Families living in Council houses across Galway are facing financial headaches before the Christmas – after the local authority issues bills for up to €2,000 in backdated rent. Even more shockingly the bill follows a...

Garda inquiry continues in hunt for Carna woman missing for 30 years

The painstaking work of probing and digging lands in the vicinity of the Galway home of Barbara Walsh – who disappeared from the townland of Roisín na Mainíoch in Carna 30 years ago –...

Hollywood star’s tribute to old Galway friend

Hollywood legend Anjelica Huston has paid tribute to the late Paddy Lynch, describing the adopted Galway man as having been “a vital, energetic, agile presence” in her life. The star of The Addams Family and...


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