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NUI Galway walking trail highlights campus wildlife (not students)

To celebrate nature on campus, all the wildlife and green spaces you don't expect to find in the heart of a city, NUI Galway...

BALLINASLOE MAN RAISING MONEY FOR CAMBODIA WATER WELLS 

Ballinasloe resident Eamonn Conway has embarked on raising funds after he witnessed the lack of clean water upon visiting Cambodia recently.  Originally from County Mayo, Conway visited...

This Castlegar storyteller has a scéal for the Netherlands for Capital of Culture 2018

Galway might be the European Capital of Culture 2020, but Castlegar storyteller Aindrias de Staic is bringing some ceoil and craic, as Gaeilge, to...

Galway storyteller finds a new audience

For years Rab Fulton has entertained crowds at the Crane Bar and at various other venues around the city and the area with his...

Fairgreen Hostel – 35 years of “emergency” accomodation

On June 24 1983, 35 years ago today, the Fairgreen Hostel for Homeless Men opened to tackle the growing number of young men living...

Housing horror: Tales from the trenches

Housing Horror stories from Galway tenants We all know it's happening. Evictions, repossessions, rent hikes, an explosion of homelessness, and no social housing - with...

Gannet Fishmongers develop amazing new app!

The award-winning Gannet Fishmongers Gannet Fishmonger MD Stefan Griesbach knows a simpler life is a better one. And the fishmongers have stepped up again to bring...

Salthill beach cleaner Paulie Cleans Up will be missed!

For the past six weeks a young Lithuanian entrepreneur - under the name Paulie Cleans Up - has been collecting garbage in Salthill, South...

Award-winning ‘Blue Planet’ cameraman to present at SeaFest 2018

Flyboarding and seafood cooking demos, free kayaking, sailing, films and talks by Emmy and BAFTA-award winning underwater cameraman Doug Allan - all this and...

Local startups to watch: Newby Chinese language app

When you think of learning Chinese, you probably don't envision your teacher as a Galwegian stilt-walking engineer. But Richard McCurry seems to enjoy overturning people's...

Five belated Father’s Day gift ideas

So - once again - you’re a terrible child. We saw this coming when you forgot Mother's Day - but again, we've all been...

Box Office opens for Galway International Arts Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the Galway International Arts Festival with one month left until it kicks off with theatre, music, and much...
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Coronavirus: 188 new COVID-19 cases, 13 of them in Galway

There have been no deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, but there have been 188 new confirmed cases. There have...

Ros na Rún returns to our screens for its Silver Jubilee

TG4's Ros na Rún is returning to our screens this week, celebrating its Silver Jubilee with a major milestone of 25 seasons on the...

NUIG Students’ Union calls on local TDs to take meaningful action on student fees

NUI Galway Students’ Union has joined USI and NUS-USI in the launch of the Education for All campaign which is calling for immediate action...

Minister Harris launching NUIG developed Active Consent Toolkit for consent education

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris is today launching the Active Consent Toolkit, developed at NUIG, which will be rolled out at colleges and...
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