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Imam Ibrahim Noonan meeting with Paul Freckling (left) and Natasha Muldoon of the ARD Resource Centre, and Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, in the Maryam Mosque on the Old Monivea Road.

Outrage following attack on Mosque

Politicians and Christian leaders in Galway have expressed outrage at the attack on a mosque in the city on Monday. Windows at the Ballybane place of worship for Galway’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community were smashed while...
NUIG library and students

Students fork out thousands to hold onto accommodation

Only weeks since the academic year ended, the hunt has already begun for student beds in the city – with some students and their families forking out thousands of euros to avoid the scramble...

Prayer ban could see Pope drop Galway visit

Pope Francis will bypass Galway on his visit to Ireland next year because of the City Council’s decision to scrap the recital of a prayer before meetings. That’s the warning issued by Fianna Fáil, who...
Salmon Weir pedestrian bridge

Funding secured for design of new Salmon Weir footbridge

Galway City Council has secured funding for the design of a new pedestrian footbridge which will sit beside the existing Salmon Weir Bridge. The proposal – first mooted more than a decade ago – is...

Water tankers for Inis Oirr during peak season

Irish Water is to relax its water restrictions on Inis Mór over the weekend – but is warning all Aran Island householders that water levels are still at a critical level. Restrictions have been in...

Boston Scientific launches €17m endoscopy facility

A new €17m endoscopy facility at Boston Scientific in the city has officially been launched this lunchtime. The investment in the new Roadrunner facility over a phased basis until 2020. The initiative aims to reduce the time...


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