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Family won’t be free of flooding threat before 2020

A South Galway house which has been flooded on numerous occasions over the years will have to wait until at least 2020 before it can hope to get any relief even though a scheme...

Roads authority opposes Declan Ganley’s pub bid

A millionaire businessman who wants to open a pub and restaurant in North Galway is facing opposition from roads authorities – with a decision on the planning application expected in days. Businessman Declan Ganley wants...

Garden Festival hopes confusion over rival show doesn’t hit charity event

Organisers of the eighth Galway Garden Festival are hopeful that gardening enthusiasts will not confuse their event with a commercial exhibition bearing the same name planned a week before. Owner of Claregalway Castle Dr...

File for DPP following Loughrea forest fires

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions following the lighting of fires on Coillte-owned land in the Derrybrien and Kileenadeema areas of Loughrea earlier this month. One man has been arrested...

Galway City’s new suburb will have up to 2,700 homes

Work on the first phase of construction for up to 2,700 homes in the new suburb of Ardaun could begin in 2019, city councillors were told this week. The City Council’s Chief Executive made it...

Council gives green light to Monivea Road development

The City Council has given the green light for the construction of more than 50 new homes, a medical practice and offices on the Monivea Road, despite strong objections from locals. Green Way Estates (Sligo)...


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