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Savita inquest set to open in Galway Courthouse

The inquiry into the death of Savita Halappanavar is set to take place in the second smallest courtroom at Galway Courthouse, which will likely prove to be a space problem due to the widespread...

Woodquay market may be regular weekend feature

There are few outdoor enterprises that survive Galway’s inclement weather conditions like the Saturday market in the city centre – and owing to the success of last weekend’s potato market, that tradition could well...

City Museum should be open every day to meet demand

By Dara Bradley The city’s museum is in desperate need or reorganisation, a City Councillor said this week and should be open on Sundays and Mondays. Councillor Ollie Crowe said that the Galway City...

Food Festival back for second helpings

BY JUDY MURPHY The organisers of Galway’s second annual Food Festival – which is being held this weekend – expect numbers to be up on last year’s inaugural event. More than 75 restaurants, food...

‘Full steam ahead’ for €52 million Galway docks plan

BY FRANCIS FARRAGHER THE switch of ownership and control of Galway Port from central government to the local authority, has been welcomed as a positive move for the proposed redevelopment of the docks, by...

Waitress Laura serves up winning formula

BY BERNIE NÍ FHLATHARTA A 22-years-old city worker has been named as Miss Galway 2013, and will go forward to compete in the Miss Ireland contest in June. Laura Fox from Moylough currently works...

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