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Barna Waste to take over Galway bin collection from Council

Galway City Council will hand over its domestic waste collection service to a private operator, Barna Waste, before the end of the year.  Last night, City Manager Brendan McGrath confirmed that...

Motorist clocked at 234km/h on Galway motorway holds Irish ‘record’

A motorist was clocked driving 234 kilometres per hour along a stretch of motorway in Galway, Gardaí have  revealed. The driver was detected speeding at Bookeen, North Loughrea along the M6...

Red card for fouling dog owners

The amount of dog excrement that is left in parts of Salthill including the Prom and Cappagh Park is angering residents who are now demanding that pet owners become more responsible. ...

Shaggy dog story with a happy ending

Biggy the Irish Wolfhound – rescued from the Galway-Dublin motorway eleven days after he went missing - spent his first two days at home catching up on sleep in his owner’s bed before going...

Gardaí attacked by student yobs

Bottles and glasses were thrown at uniformed Gardaí after they were called to deal with disturbances involving hundreds of young people outside an Eyre Square pub on Wednesday night. Gardaí had...

Shock new figures on sexual abuse

One in every three people who sought counselling and support from the Galway Rape Crisis Centre last year was abused by a family member. Family members made up the largest percentage...

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