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War in Ukraine pushes price of poitín through the roof

A bottle of traditional poitín will fetch €15 in Conamara these days – but it could rise to €20 by Christmas if wet w...

Galway photographer dives deep into Ukrainian conflict to capture history as it happens

Galway photographer Clodagh Kilcoyne was sent on assignment for three weeks to the Romanian border to capture fleeing...

Half-truths only heighten fears over refugees

The rumour mill was in overdrive in Loughrea in January, with reports that O’Dea’s Hotel, vacant on Bride Street for ...

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Ukrainians’ first Galway Christmas – so far from home

As they celebrated the festive season last year, the almost 3,800 Ukrainians who have arrived in Galway since February couldn’t have foreseen what ...

Accommodation-seeking students face into perfect storm

The accommodation crisis in Galway city has deepened in recent weeks as students scramble for a bed – and Ukrainian refugees fear losing out on the...


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War in Ukraine pushes price of poitín through the roof
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