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Insurance call: Eoin McCambridge.

Spiralling insurance premiums ‘will put us out of business’

Spiralling insurance premiums will put more small family-owned enterprises out of business unless the Government takes action to tackle fraudulent claims. That’s according to Eoin McCambridge, a director of the Alliance for Insurance Reform and...
The Garda Western Region HQ in Renmore: more than 100 Gardai stationed there.

Over 100 Gardaí at new Galway HQ

Just over 600 Gardaí are stationed in the Galway Garda Division, according to new figures from the Minister for Justice – with 113 of these assigned to new regional headquarters in the city. Minister Charlie...
Protestors at the Raise the Roof rally in Eyre Square on Monday calling on the Government to declare a housing and homelessness emergency. PHOTO: JOE O'SHAUGHNESSY.

Cllrs declare housing ‘emergency’

Just 54 additional homes came on stream for people on the Galway City Council housing list last year, far below the target set by the Department of Housing under the Rebuilding Ireland Programme and...
An aerial view of the Merlin Park hospital campus.

Mental health units in Merlin come under fire in new report

Aspects of two Galway mental health units in Merlin Park were found to be substandard by the Mental Health Commission, which identified two areas of “critical non-compliance” with the regulations – the worst mark...

‘Ethics’ reminder for councillors following free rugby tickets offer

Galway City Tribune - City councillors were this week reminded of their ethical responsibilities with regard receiving gifts, after Connacht Rugby invited elected members to attend the Sportsground for the club’s crunch clash with...

Planners approve new office campus for 1,500 workers

Galway City Council has given the green light for the first phase on plans for a new €120 million business campus on the eastern side of the side – and construction work could be...


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