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Extra Gardai to be drafted into Galway for Halloween

Garda reinforcements will be drafted in to police Hallowe’en night in Galway, it has been confirmed. Garda Chief Superintendent Tom Curley has said that any outstanding Garda overtime for this year...

Galway Swans in fine feather

A disease that was decimating the city’s swan population has been stopped in its tracks – thanks to the public. Galway’s swan population had reduced from 100 to just 22 earlier...

Unholy row as council blames clergy for traffic chaos

An unholy row has broken out between Galway City Council, the Gardaí and the Bishop of Galway over the “catastrophic” traffic jams caused by the visit of the relics of St Anthony to Galway...

Silent vigil to mark Savita anniversary

A solemn and silent candlelight vigil to mark the first anniversary of the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway will take place in the city centre on Monday evening. ...

Artists join bid to save city murals

Our campaign to save the city’s murals is gathering pace. Galway’s vibrant arts community has come out strongly in favour of retaining murals on facades of businesses in the city centre,...

Galway drivers dodge penalty points on licences despite convictions

Most Galway drivers convicted in the courts of road traffic offences are evading penalty points, startling new figures reveal. The Courts Service has confirmed to the Connacht Tribune that just 30%...


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