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New Merlin Park unit may hold serious offenders

A new unit to be provided on the grounds of Merlin Park Hospital may accommodate serious offenders previously held at the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum, Dublin. The idea of the...

Galway postman is global sensation over fifty euro face wipe!

Little did a retired Tuam postman realise that when he rummaged in his coat pocket and extracted a €50 note to wipe the rain from his brow at the Galway Races that he would...

Publican tied up as six figure sum is stolen in Race Week robbery

A well known Galway publican is still shaken following an horrific ordeal during which a six figure sum was stolen from his home. Raiders made their way through the rear window...

9,000 Galway homeowners now struggling with mortgage debt

Around 9,000 struggling homeowners across Galway are in arrears on their mortgages, with an increasing number prioritising utility and grocery bills. And a warning has been issued to those in arrears...

Connemara Gaeltacht has highest level of primary school leavers

The south west of the Connemara Gaeltacht has the unenviable claim to fame of boasting the highest proportion of people in County Galway who did not go beyond primary school level.   ...

Video – Wiping your brow with €50 at the Galway Races

The man seen wiping his brow with a €50 note on TV at the Galway Races has been identified.   Tuam native Denis Sweeney was pictured on TV wiping the rain...


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