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Gangs behind rise in robberies from cars

There was a 43% hike in thefts from vehicles with work tools the main target for thieves across the county. The number of vehicles robbed in the first six months of this year reached 100...

Tenders open for €30m cancer treatment centre in Galway

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is advancing plans for a new €30 million cancer treatment centre in Galway City. The HSE has invited tenders for the construction of a three-storey radiation oncology centre at University...

Marking 100th birthday with a night on the dancefloor

A sprightly centenarian enjoyed the party of a lifetime to mark her milestone birthday – tripping the light fantastic on the dancefloor with all four of her sons in turn! Kathleen Fahy was also joined...

Giant jellyfish on Kinvara beach

One of Galway’s most popular beaches is the latest to attract an influx of stinging jellyfish – this one in particular dwarfing the owner’s dog. Pauric Collins was walking his dog, Duke, along Traught Beach...

Murder investigation launched following stabbing of Loughrea man

Gardai have launched a murder investigation following the death of a Loughrea man in County Cork last night. The decision was taken after a post mortem examination was carried out on the body of Conor...

Parents at city primary school asked to pay teacher’s wages

Galway City Tribune - The parents of children at a city primary school have blasted as “absolutely ridiculous” the suggestion that they each should pay €550 to fund an extra teacher. There was shock and...


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