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Drug dealers operating out of city playground claims councillor

Drug dealers are operating out of a city playground, it was claimed this week. The Galway City Joint Policing Committee (JPC) meeting has heard that the playground in Mervue is being used by drug...

Receiver slashes price for Crane Bar after failing to attract buyer

The asking price for a well-known ‘trad’ pub in the city has been slashed in half, after failing to find a buyer since going on the market two years ago. The...

Marathon runner Gary is on top of the world

A Galway man was literally on top of the world this week after winning the UVU North Pole Marathon. Gary Thornton led a field of 35 competitors on Tuesday to take the title in...

New Galway HP centre to create up to 350 new jobs

BY ENDA CUNNINGHAM The construction of a new purpose-built European Software Centre by Hewlett Packard in Ballybrit – which will create up to 350 new jobs – has been hailed by the Taoiseach as...
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Dog days in Galway: little enforcement of control laws

New statistics suggest that enforcement of dog control laws in Galway City was non-existent for a second year in a row.   The Department of Environment figures show that during a...

Study to decide if a new surface is needed for pedestrianised streets

A survey of Galway City’s pedestrianised zone is to be carried out by the local authority, to establish whether an entirely new street surface needs to be installed. Director of Services...

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