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Lynch’s Castle facelift is halted after archaeological damage

Work carried out on the historic Lynch’s Castle in the heart of the city has been halted as a result of damage detected on some of the key archaeological features. The...

It’s a fare cop – Gardaí arrive at crash scene in a taxi

Locals in a rural part of the county could not believe their eyes when two Gardaí arrived at the scene of a road traffic accident – in a taxi. The Gardaí...

Rebel Walsh vows for fight for seat despite Seanad shock

Banished Fine Gael TD Brian Walsh is now relishing the challenge of running as an independent candidate in Galway West, he has confirmed to The Connacht Tribune. While he still considers...

Angling tourism nets major profits for Galway

Irish anglers took 360,000 day fishing trips in the West of Ireland, according to a new study showing that angling tourism was worth €755 million to the domestic economy. The study...

Galway long-term jobless total hits an all-time high

The number of long-term unemployed in Galway has hit its highest level ever, new figures show.  The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that the number of people long-term unemployed who...

Oranmore’s new train station will open next Monday

Oranmore will become the country’s newest railway station from next Sunday when Iarnród Eireann opens the new facility for business with 23 daily stops. Iarnród Eireann are offering a seven minute...


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