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Canney tops local register of interests

Galway East Independent TD Sean Canney, the Minister of State for Rural and Community Development, commands a portfolio of houses, apartments and a retail property, according to the Dáil Register of Interest for 2018...

Stroke goes for bust over Churchill

A local councillor has demanded that the Taoiseach not attend the annual St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the White House due to the presence of a bust of Winston Churchill in the Oval Office. In...

Thousands flock to the Cathedral for annual Novena

The inclement weather didn’t dissuade the faithful from flocking once again to Galway Cathedral as thousands turned out this week for this year’s Solemn Novena. By the end of the nine days, up to 10,000...

Man killed in road crash in Ballinasloe

A man was killed in a road crash in Ballinasloe last night. The single vehicle crash happened at Sycamore Hill, on the Lawrencetown side of the Ballinasloe to Lawrencetown Road, at around 8.30 last night. The...

€2.9m allocated to upgrade cycling and pedestrian network

An allocation of €2.9 million has been made to upgrade the city’s cycling and pedestrian network in an attempt to boost numbers making the commute on two wheels. At a meeting of Galway City Council,...
The helipad on the former Shantalla pitch.

New pitch in swap for UHG’s ‘temporary’ helipad

A ‘temporary’ helipad built on community scrubland in Shantalla in 2013, which was supposed to be there for just six months, has become the busiest hospital helicopter landing-pad in the country. The landing pad at...


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