Galway county towns see rise in commercial vacancies

Up to half of all commercial premises in towns around County Galway are lying empty, as rural areas continue to feel the effects of the country’s economic collapse. And commercial rates, lack of bank lending...

Galway man on brink of African mining fortune

A Galway-born businessman is hoping to strike it rich with his investment in mining in West Africa – thousands of samples were delivered to Loughrea this week and the business could be worth billions...

Hitch prevents homecoming for brave Galway boy

A last minute hitch in securing a vital piece of equipment has led to Clonberne toddler Liam Mac an tSaoi’s discharge from Galway University Hospital being postponed indefinitely. After three years and nine months of...

Poaching row threatens future of juvenile soccer in Galway

The future of organised juvenile soccer in Galway is believed to be under serious threat after the FAI threw out plans for a proposed a rule, backed by an overwhelming majority of local clubs,...

Blues and Roots at Monroe’s with Hat Fitz and Cara

Putting a winning stomp on blues and roots music, Hat Fitz and Cara play the Backstage Bar in Monroe’s next Friday, June 20. The duo, also a couple, met when they were both playing...

Comórtas draws the crowds to Galway

The action wasn’t just on the pitch at Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta in Moycullen over the weekend as more than 5,000 flocked to the Galway village to enjoy the sporting and musical entertainment over...


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