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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...

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...
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Galway has Ireland’s 2nd highest level of COVID cases for second day

Galway has had the second highest number of daily cases in Ireland for the second day in a row, with 81 new cases of...

Cottage in the country is ripe for renovation

For the full Irish country experience there’s nothing quite like a traditional thatched cottage home for a bit of old world charm.O’Donnellan & Joyce...

One electoral area in Galway has third highest Covid rate in Republic

One in every 102 people in the Galway City Central LEA has tested positive for Covid-19 over the past two weeks, according to updated...

Judge unhappy with “pointless” community service for recidivist burglar

A Galway judge unhappily confirmed an order for a man with a criminal history as long as his arm to perform community service for...