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Active Fitness gym and leisure centre – keeping the community in shape for 25 years

For almost twenty five years now Active Fitness gym and leisure centre has been providing a place for people at the Connacht Hotel and...

How one young Castlegar woman is making it in global fashion

Life for Rebecca O'Donovan has been barreling along at a breakneck pace for the past few years as she's gone from thinking about secondary...

The Connacht Hotel – 50 years of incredible family memories

Galway's Connacht Hotel has been a stalwart part of the travel and tourism landscape in Galway for decades, and on its fiftieth anniversary is...

Why this Independent Councillor ‘won’t tow a party line’

For the latest in our series of interviews with local election candidates, we caught up with the sitting Councillor Mike Cubbard to discuss the...

A Taste of the ‘Best in the West’ of Ireland

Changing impressions takes time. And when it comes to Irish cuisine, there are some strong impressions to dispel. “When people think of food in Ireland,...

Kevin Rohan: Galway musician, radio host and living legend

Galway is known for pub sessions, and for more than 70 years Kevin Rohan has been an integral part of them after he began...

Four to a bed: one Galway family’s housing nightmare

Housing NightmareAs the homelessness crisis in Galway continues unabated, one local family teeters on the edge in Ballybane.Estera Iakab doesn't know where to turn.She...

NUI Galway students helping children develop literacy skills in local schools

Did you know that one in six adults have literacy difficulties in Ireland? Did you know that one in six Irish adults are at...

Galway politicians express disgust at ‘disgraceful’ homelessness crisis in Galway

Recently released figures state that as of October 2018 there are 458 people in the West of Ireland living in emergency accommodation.Among these...

Galway woman (70) with Parkinson’s to climb Japan’s highest mountain

A Galway woman with Parkinson's Disease will climb the highest mountain in Japan, all for a worthy cause.Maura Ward, originally from Inis Mór, will...

Galway choir releases amazing new Christmas charity single

The TribeTones, Galway’s Contemporary Choir, have released an original Christmas song to raise funds for charity.The single, A Winter's Tale, was born out of...

QUIZ: How well do you know Galway landmarks?

So you think you know Galway landmarks?If you love our city's iconic monuments and unique features, this quiz is for you!We've even added photos...
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Latest News

Nine Galway players nominated as PwC football and hurling All-Stars

Nine Galway players have made the cut as nominees for the 2020 PwC Hurling and Football All-Stars announced this week.Seven Galway GAA hurling players...

COVID-19: Slight decline in number of ICU patients in Galway

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in Galway has increased slightly according to the latest figures, but ICU figures show improvement.There were...

Easing of driving licence application and renewal for over 70s extended

The exemption for over 70s from presenting a medical report when applying for or renewing a driving licence has been extended due to the...

Man sentenced to six years for life-changing city centre assaults

A Loughrea man was sentenced to six years in prison, of which he will serve at least four and half years, for a pair...