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Exit polls predict landslide victory for Yes vote

Exit polls predict landslide victory for Yes vote

Voting has closed tonight in a hotly divided referendum vote and exit polls are predicting a landslide Yes victory. Today voters were asked to choose whether they approved of dele ...
Minster to hold public meeting about the future of St. Brigid’s hospital

Minster to hold public meeting about the future of St. Brigid’s hospital

A public workshop will be held in Ballinasloe to discuss possible future uses for St. Brigid's Hospital. Galway-Roscommon TD and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and th ...
Corrib Oil fined for missing vehicle records

Corrib Oil fined for missing vehicle records

Corrib Oil was fined €2,500 at Galway District Court this week failing to produce records about the use of its trucks. The company, based out of Galway Technology Park in Parkmore ...
Arthouse cinema criticised by charities regulator over handling of public donations

Arthouse cinema criticised by charities regulator over handling of public donations

The Charities Regulator has criticised Galway's arthouse cinema for reporting no income after 2007 despite receiving charitable donations. The report by the charities regulator sa ...
Voting opens for Galway Islands

Voting opens for Galway Islands

Polling stations have opened this morning for residents of the Aran Islands and Inishbofin. Residents of the Galway islands and eight others off the Atlantic coast are voting a da ...
Gerry Barrett wins contract to develop new urban quarter at Ceannt Station

Gerry Barrett wins contract to develop new urban quarter at Ceannt Station

Property developer Gerry Barrett has been chosen by CIE to develop an 8.2 acre site next to Ceannt station. The new urban quarter in the city centre will reportedly by made up of ...
Probation for young man who made “foolish decision” in carrying a knife

Probation for young man who made “foolish decision” in carrying a knife

A young man who confessed to carrying a knife because he felt threatened made a, "foolish, foolish decision" Galway District Court heard this week. Walled Ahmad (19), who has no p ...
Cutting edge programme at GMIT gets €1.4 million in government funding

Cutting edge programme at GMIT gets €1.4 million in government funding

A science programm at GMIT will receive €1.4 million in government funding over the next five years to provide cutting edge developments for Irish industries. The purpose Medical ...
Man ordered to compensate NUIG security guards he fought with

Man ordered to compensate NUIG security guards he fought with

A young man who fought with two NUIG security guards has been ordered to pay compensation to both victims. Keith Lyons (21) with an address at Winfield rd, Menlough in Ballinasloe ...
Man convicted of assault that left victim bleeding on the ground

Man convicted of assault that left victim bleeding on the ground

A man who appeared before Galway District Court this week was convicted of assaulting another man after an argument about noise levels. Mahmood Rasheed (38), was charged with assa ...
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