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Galway man nips out for his chips

A 21 year old Portumna man stripped naked in a Kebab shop before jumping the counter and flinging burger boxes around the premises. Charges against Graham Fogarty of 17 Cois na hAbhainn, Portumna, have been...

More cruise liners destined for Galway this summer

The second cruise ship of the 2015 summer season arrived in Galway Bay on Wednesday, with hundreds of passengers visiting the city and embarking on sightseeing tours. With over 600 passengers and 300 plus crew...

Restaurant closed for three days over dead insects and grime

Dead insects, flies, dirt, grime and mould – which all posed a risk of contamination to food – led to the enforced closure of the kitchen of Tigh Giblin restaurant in Spiddal for three...

Athenry’s €36m industrial site rented out for €16,000 a year – to graze sheep

A greenfield site in County Galway that was purchased for €36 million during the Celtic Tiger property boom is being used to graze sheep – with a pittance of a return. In each of the...

Householders on high alert over rising flood waters

A meeting of Galway County Council heard on Monday that parts of the county, particularly in South Galway, are on ‘high alert’ because of rising flood waters. A dozen roads were closed due to flooding...

Proud Bishop is back to his roots

From his earliest years, the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas has had a special place in the life of Brendan Kelly. At his Installation as the Bishop of Galway and...


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