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6,563: The trolley crisis is shocking and unacceptable.

YESTERDAY'S report from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation revealed almost 100,000 people were waiting on hospital trolleys across the country last year, with over...

Sharing Tunes: Five Good Music Spots in Galway

December until the New Year in Galway is easily known as the season of holiday cheer, lights, the market, and, of course, tourists. You...

Nollaig i nGaillimh

Christmas-time in Galway—the lights have been lit, the Galway Christmas Market is in full swing, yuletide carols are indeed being sung by choirs, and...

Emma Harris: a Galway girl using Insta for art

Social media sites have brought a host of problems into our world today, and too often, we tend to focus on these negatives. However,...

Che Guevara stamp receives mixed reaction

Che Guevara was descended from the Lynches of Galway. An Post's new stamp featuring the iconic artwork by Irish artist Jim Fitzpartrick of Che Guevara has...

The 5 best restaurants in Galway for affordable food

There seems to be no end in sight for Galway's thriving food and drink scene. From Eyre Square to Shop Street and around the...

NUI Galway’s toilets cause controversy (again)

To offend or to offend; that seems to be the question... Once again, NUI Galway's decision to rename disabled toilets as all-gendered toilets has caused...

Polish school in Galway goes from strength to strength

What happens when members of your family begin to forget their native tongue? The Grochola family, originally from Poland but living in Galway, encountered this...

Galway’s Palestinian solidarity activists – who are they?

The conflict in Palestine seems to come to the surface every few months. In May, the Palestinian flag was flown at City Hall, in solidarity...
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Coronavirus: 9 Covid-19 deaths, but no new Galway cases

The deaths of 9 people with Covid-19 have been reported to the Department of Health today, along with 59 new confirmed cases. The death toll...

Nightly water restrictions imposed in Ballinasloe

Night time water restrictions have been imposed in the Ballinasloe area this week due to increased demand and dropping reservoir levels. Irish Water and Galway...

World Cup of Galway Restaurants and Takeaways – Group E!

The last 16 is closing in - just three more groups remain. But first we must vote for our favourites in Group E! Shake Dog...

LEADER boost of €71,000 confirmed for projects in Kilcornan and Lackagh

Confirmation of LEADER funding of almost €71,000 for different projects in Galway has been welcomed. Galway Rural Development has been awarded €35,000 for a biodiversity...