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Galway woman’s charity cycle – along the entire Wild Atlantic Way

Galway woman Mary Connell is getting on her bike and cycling the entire Wild Atlantic Way to raise money for Irish Guide Dogs. Mary, from Thumnasragh in Moycullen, plans to cycle around 100 kilometres per...

Apple takes €2m bite from Council coffers

Apple’s decision not to proceed with a data centre in Athenry, following a protracted planning and legal process, is costing Galway County Council €2 million annually. Apple scrapped its plans for the €850 million data...
Pictured on board Galway’s Tourist Train are Friends of GIAF Natalie McCambridge, McCambridges; Susie Heaslip, Garavan’s Bar; John Crumlish, GIAF CEO; Ciara Geraghty; Galway Bay Hotel; Katie Walsh, Pálás Cinema; David Hayes; Skeffington Hotel; Eveanna Ryan, The Connacht Hotel; Trisha Connolly and Hannah Kowal, Claddagh Jewellers; Rachel Nohilly, Classic Tiles and Aisling O’Sullivan, GIAF Friends Manager.

Arts Festival wants ‘friends’ on board

Galway International Arts Festival has announced details of its 2019 Friends Campaign, which invites businesses and individuals to get on board and play a part in creating something extraordinary this July 15th to 28th. Last...
Ready to Rock the Boat…pictured at the launch were (back – from left) Adam Grant, Bardon; Tennis Coach Mike Geraghty, and Breda Crehan-Roche, CEO, Ability West, with (front) Michael Duke, Community Development Officer, Ability West; Will L'Franc, Bardon, and John McGuire from Fat Tony’s Barber Shop.

Fundraiser revisits the eighties to set a new World Record

The nightclub staple of the seventies and eighties is being dusted down by a group of Galway enthusiasts – inspired by Channel 4’s Derry Girls – with the aim of setting a new world...
A screengrab from the viral video of a rodent in a light fitting in the hospital's Emergency Department.

UHG forced to use mouse traps in lights

Mouse traps were set in light fittings in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway last Christmas, documents reveal. A private pest control company, hired by the city hospital, also baited light fittings in the...
Rahoon Cemetery: extension will see more than 600 new plots.

Cemetery extension approved by Council

An extension to Rahoon Cemetery was approved by Galway City Councillors, who admonished the local authority for failing to make progress on opening a new one on the east side for the last 15...


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