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Oughterard man jailed for injuring pedestrian

Date Published: 09-May-2013A 42-year-old man, who drove off after seriously injuring a student at a pedestrian crossing, has been sentenced to five years in prison with the final two years suspended.25 year old Stella...

Debates on abortion make up large part of GP gathering in Galway city

Date Published: 11-May-2013Debates on abortion are making up a large part of the annual gathering of the Irish College of GPs being held in Galway citySeveral motions call on the Government to legislate for...

Youth unemployment low in Galway

Date Published: 14-May-2013Youth unemployment in the city is among the lowest rates in the country according to a report by the National Economic and Social Council.The report, published today, reveals that there is a...

Occupy movement to mark anniversary of city eviction

Date Published: 15-May-2013Supporters of the Occupy movement are to mark the one year anniversary of the camp's eviction from Eyre Square tomorrow.The commemoration event gets underway at noon at the camp's former base on...

Galway has country’s largest population of young people

Date Published: 07-May-2013Galway has a population of young people which is more than twice the national average.According to information gathered by the Central Statistics Office, Galway's population of 20 to 24 year olds is...

Galway turfcutters to protest in Kerry

Date Published: 09-May-2013Up to 50 turfcutters from South Galway will protest in Kerry today (9/5) in solidarity with turf cutters who are due to appear before the courts.A coach carrying the turfcutters left Abbey...


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