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Galway teen boxes way to European bronze medal

In a week when Katie Taylor was grabbing all the sporting headlines, a Galway teenager was boxing her way to a first European medal at the EU Junior Boxing Championships in Galati, Romania. Aayilah Butler...

White cross’ campaign to highlight dangerous junction

A local community near Loughrea are fearful that it could take a serious accident at a problematic junction, before Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) ‘will see the light’. The Kilmeen Cross Action Group want public lighting...

City Council tenants are facing rent hikes

Galway City Council is to raise the rent for its almost 3,000 Council house tenants on July 1st. This rent increase, according to Sinn Féin, will affect those who are amongst the poorest people in...

Shoplifters jailed for thefts on first day in Ireland

Two Bulgarian women who were arrested for stealing on their very first day in Ireland wailed loudly when they were told at Galway District Court that they were both being jailed. The women had the...

Lola shows she has the write stuff

“Please keep writing as we need more horror writers like you in the world.” When a successful Irish author tells you this this then you know you must be doing something right. This was the closing...

Criminal back in jail after celebrating freedom

A man celebrating his release from prison ended up being arrested for a Public Order offence – and following a few subsequent offences, ended up getting a new prison sentence when he came before...


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