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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 Nightmare As 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...

Astonishing recovery of puppy with horrific injuries (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

An 8-month-old Lurcher puppy has made an astonishing recovery at Galway SPCA's Heathlawn Animal Sanctuary in Killimor after a horrific ordeal. Asna was discovered by...

Galway business goes from 24 orders to 50,000 using social media

Eating right has never been as easy, right? Well, yes, but it can also be confusing - people are inundated with information about what they...
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Coronavirus: 2 COVID-19 deaths, new Galway case reported

There have been two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in the Republic of Ireland today, along with nine new confirmed cases. There have now been...

Met Eireann issues weather warning for Galway

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warning for heavy winds in Galway and and much of the west and northwest of Ireland...

Galway Film Fleadh announces more big names

The Galway Film Fleadh has revealed more big names for its 2020 edition by launching its ‘In Conversation’ series, featuring Keith Carradine, Joe Dante...

Swimming ban imposed on Ballyloughane beach this weekend

Galway City Council has imposed a swimming ban at Ballyloughane Beach this weekend, due to possible bacterial contamination from forecast rain. The ban will come...
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