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People encouraged to visit forests as part of National Walking Day

People across Galway are being asked to participate in National Walking Day on Sunday, 27 September, by visiting one of Coillte's local forests. National Walking...

Mountbellew Mart accuse Irish Water of dishonesty over new wastewater treatment plant

Planning permission is being sought for the construction of a new Mountbellew wastewater treatment plant to replace the one currently next to the Castlegar...

Bulky goods waste collection extended for a week

Galway City and Count Councils have extended their resumed bulky goods waste collection service up to September 12.Bulky Goods collections were suspended when Galway’s...

Swimming ban at Ballyloughane beach due to possible contamination

Galway City Council has imposed a swimming ban on Ballyloughane beach this weekend due to the possibility of increased bacteria levels from heavy rain.Warning...

City and County councils resume bulky goods waste collection

Galway City and County councils are resuming their bulky goods waste collection service this month, with an extended collection period in recycling centres.Bulky Goods...

Aldi chooses Portumna store to trial new 100% recycled plastic bags

Aldi customers in Galway will be among the first in Ireland to trial new reusable fruit and vegetable bags made from 100% recycled plastic...

Public consultations this month for Athlone to Ballinasloe cycleway proposal

Public consultations on the proposed Athlone to Ballinasloe Cycleway will get underway this month to get people's views on the proposal before any further...

Worst towns and areas for plastic waste in Co Galway revealed

A new study has revealed the worst areas in the county for single-use plastic waste, with Bearna topping the list of hotspots with 925...

Two Galway Greenways awarded €315,000 in funding

Galway has been allocated €315,000 in funding for initial work on section of the Connemara and Quiet Man Greenways today.Two separate allocations have been...

City council issues new rules for gardening in public areas

Galway City Council has issued new rules for people gardening in public areas around the cutting and collection of grass, and trimming of plants.The...

Galway City recycling centre resuming normal operations

Galway City Recycling Centre will be returning to its normal operating hours from Monday after a period of restricted services upon reopening.The City Council...

Galway school announced as winner of Big Grow competition

St. Patrick's Boys and Girls Primary School in Lombard Street has been announced as the winners of this year's Innocent Big Grow competition.The competition,...
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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...