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FOI shows Galway 2020 ‘confident’ issue could be resolved

Two weeks before it lost its creative director, Galway 2020 told officials working for Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan it was “confident the issue could be concluded satisfactorily”. The “possible departure” of Galway 2020’s Creative...

Islanders claim health centre is no longer fit for purpose

Islanders on Inishbofin are urgently calling for a new health centre as the current structure, built in the 1970s as a temporary facility, is covered in mould, and according to angry locals is “sub-standard”...

Nursing home on Warwick site given go ahead

Planners have given the green light for the redevelopment of the Warwick Hotel site in Salthill to make way for a 60-bed nursing home. Sharon and Paul Conlon of Rushmany Nursing Home Ltd purchased the...

Gangs behind rise in robberies from cars

There was a 43% hike in thefts from vehicles with work tools the main target for thieves across the county. The number of vehicles robbed in the first six months of this year reached 100...

Tenders open for €30m cancer treatment centre in Galway

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is advancing plans for a new €30 million cancer treatment centre in Galway City. The HSE has invited tenders for the construction of a three-storey radiation oncology centre at University...

Marking 100th birthday with a night on the dancefloor

A sprightly centenarian enjoyed the party of a lifetime to mark her milestone birthday – tripping the light fantastic on the dancefloor with all four of her sons in turn! Kathleen Fahy was also joined...


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