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Parking fines clampdown on taxis outside Ceannt Station

Taxis collecting passengers at Ceannt Station have been warned that they will face parking fines from Galway City Council. Community wardens have been instructed to issue fines to any taxis that...

€15m project could blitz shops out of existence

The development of a €15m Tesco store – practically across the road from a long-standing Dunnes Stores development in Westside – could have a devastating impact on existing businesses in nearby suburbs, An Bord...

Turtles in the soup as owners dump them

The revival in popularity among young people in the 1980s TV series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has led to a growing problem for animal welfare groups – pet turtles cruelly dumped in the wild....

Planners demand safety rail removal

A safety railing that was erected along the Docks to prevent accidents from happening could have to be removed unless planning permission is granted for it. Fears have been expressed that...

Defiant students to flout Rag Week ban

Defiant students have vowed the party will go as they plan for Rag Week 2014. Almost 6,000 students have joined a new Facebook page, Galway Rag Week 2014, which was set-up in recent days....

Just €200,000 buys you six homes that once cost €550,000 each

At the height of the property boom, a four-bed detached house in an unfinished estate in Kiltullagh was asking €550,000 – now, SIX of them, as well as sites for six more, are on...


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