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Post mortem examination due on body recovered from city waterway

A post mortem examination is due to be carried out on the body of a man recovered from the water in the city today. A member of the public saw a man in his 30s...

Galway City Council to deliver 1,100 new homes

Galway City Tribune - Galway City Council said this week they are confident of exceeding their target of 1,400 social housing units for the 2016-2021 period – as Minister Eoghan Murphy announced a new...

Proposal for election poster ban ruled out by legal advice

Galway City Tribune - An attempt to ban the use of election posters in May’s upcoming Local Elections has been ruled out following legal advice that councillors do not have the power to do...

Civic Trust floats creative ideas for former fisheries ice-house

Galway City Tribune - A heritage centre with a riverside café overlooking the Corrib, and a wild salmon interpretative centre are among the ideas being floated for an unused building in a prime location...

Council turns down penguinarium plan for Salthill

Galway City Tribune - Galway City Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a ‘penguinarium’ in Salthill has been branded “hugely disappointing”. The local authority rejected the plans this week for the former tourist office...

County projects carve up €10m funding

Towns and villages across the county are to share a slice of a €10 million cash injection – with a host of projects now cleared for take-off. The Government-led Rural Regeneration and Development Fund paves...


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