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Gardaí issue warning to ‘Donegal Tuesday’ revellers

Gardaí have warned revellers taking part in ‘Donegal Tuesday’ in Galway today that they will not be tolerating any antisocial behaviour. By 10.30am today, around 200 people were queuing outside the Hole in the Wall...

Minister moves hospital to design stage – but stops short of committing cash

The Health Minister has finally formally approved the design of a new Emergency Department for University Hospital Galway – but still stopped short of committing money to actually build it. Simon Harris also did not...

Parking meter ‘irregularities’ could see Council €1m out of pocket

Alleged “irregularities” in relation to Pay and Display parking meters and other local authority property could have left Galway City Council out of pocket by up to €1 million, it has been claimed in...

City Council risks losing Traveller funding if decision is shirked

National funding earmarked for a new Traveller halting site could be lost to Galway, if city councillors do not agree on a location for the facility. In 2015, Government announced €2 million for a new...

Galway native aims to use foundation of friendship to help in time of need

Many’s the good idea is conceived sitting around the kitchen table. But most remain just that – ideas never realised. One man, however – who came up with an idea on how to help a...

Salthill GP donates kidney to colleague in need of transplant

Two doctors who work together in a busy medical practice in Salthill, Galway took their Hippocratic Oath to the extreme when one donated a kidney to the other last year. Mother of three, Dr Ruth...

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