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Back to the drawing board for Leisureland

The Board of Leisureland in Salthill are seeking ‘more options’ on the use of the greenfield area of the site from the consultants charged with addressing under-usage issues at the complex, the Galway City...

Blackrock Diving Tower revamp will not happen until next year

Work to refurbish the iconic Blackrock Diving Tower in Salthill will likely not go ahead until at least next winter, with the first stage of the planning process only now underway. Galway City Council has...

Galway hospital turns away suicidal boy (12)

The mother of a suicidal 12-year-old boy, who had self-harmed, was told to ‘ring the guards’ for help because the Galway mental health unit for children was full. The shocking case of the ‘ignored’ boy...

Galway volunteers get in step for Ethiopian mission

A Galway couple are aiming to raise €25,000 to help fund a primary school in Ethiopia – continuing a seven-year commitment that has seen them already pay for classrooms and teacher training at the...

Hurler Glennon pleads guilty to €60,000 theft from former employer

A Galway senior hurler who faced 23 charges of theft from a former employer, has entered a guilty plea. 26-year-old David Glennon from Loughrea appeared before Galway Circuit Criminal Court today, where his case was...

Suspended sentence for paedophile who abused boy (7)

Insults and accusations were traded on the steps of Galway Courthouse between the family of a convicted paedophile and his victim after a suspended sentence was imposed on the perpetrator moments earlier inside. Mervue native,...


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