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Galway resident celebrates her 109th birthday in style!

Nobody can say that they’ve seen it all, but one Oughterard resident has come closer than most as she marks her 109th...

Community rallies to support one of their own

When Oughterard landscape gardener Malachy Ruane died ten months after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, his w...

Progress at last on Oughterard footbridge

Consultants have been appointed to draw up plans for a new pedestrian footbridge over the Owneriff River in Oughterar...

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Covid proves the catalyst for ceramicist

The pandemic provided the spur that led ceramicist Sinead O’Toole to start her own business. She’d been working as a mentor for Canadian e-comme...

Galway’s UN peacekeepers get ready for Christmas

UN Peacekeepers are used to the distance it takes them from home, but that doesn’t make Christmas any easier – and yet there are the little things ...

Galway mourns passing of a modest Olympian

The world of Irish athletics – but his home parish of Oughterard in particular – has lost an icon this week, following the death of Olympic maratho...

State support needed to prevent people with disabilities slipping into poverty

The Government should be focused on equity of access to transport, education and jobs for people with disabilities. That’s according to a young ...

New footbridge will solve safety issue in Oughterard

Work on designing a pedestrian bridge across the Owenriff River in Oughterard is finally expected to start this autumn – after years of lobbying fo...

Huge crowds turn out for parades across city and county

Tens of thousands attended St Patrick’s Day Parades across the county last weekend, banishing from memory the Covid concerns that blighted last yea...


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Galway resident celebrates her 109th birthday in style!
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