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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...

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...

Islanders accused of apartheid over residency stipulations

Islanders on Inishbofin have been accused of engaging in ‘apartheid’ against people who have taken up residence there within the past decade – by prohibiting them from becoming members of the local development company....

Galway faces housing crisis as 4,800 seek family homes

There are 4,800 households waiting for a home in Galway, according to the country’s biggest housing association – and the number is set to grow given the massive cuts in central funding for new...

Galway windsurfer enjoys life on crest of a deadly wave

A Galway doctor has achieved one of her lifelong ambitions by windsurfing one of the most dangerous waves in the world, making her one of the only women ever to do so. ...


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