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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,...

Swimming ban lifted at Ballyloughane Beach

A temporary swimming ban which was imposed at Ballyloughane Beach last Friday has been lifted today after results from water quality tests came back. The...

Hosepipe ban lifted after heavy rainfall

The hosepipe ban and water conservation order which has been in place for the past month has been lifted today after heavy rain has...

High drinking water quality reported in Galway’s public supplies in 2019

Galway's public water supplies were recorded as having very high water quality compliance levels last year according to the latest information from the EPA. The...

Plans submitted for 62 hectare solar farm outside Tuam

Plans have been submitted to Galway County Council for the construction of a 62 hectare solar farm just outside of Tuam. The planning application, which...

High levels of toxins prompt warning against picking shellfish in the west

Galway's Marine Institute is warning people not to gather shellfish along the west coast after detecting toxic compounds that can make people very sick. The...

Warning notices go back up at two city beaches

Prior Warning notices have been put back up at Ballyloughane and Grattan beaches in Galway City ahead of bad weather forecast for this weekend. The...

Warning notices removed from Ballyloughane and Grattan beaches

Galway City Council is removing two Prior Warning notices at Ballyloughane and Grattan beaches after water quality tests came back with good results. The council...

€360m per year for cycling and walking included in Programme for Government

Galway Cycling Campaign has welcomed the massive investment in cycling and walking infrastructure which is included in the Programme for Government which was widely...

City council must show “greater ambition” for Ballyloughane beach

A Galway City Councillor is calling on the city council to increase the level of funding for Ballyloughane beach which has long standing issues...

Met Eireann issues potato blight warning

As if one plague weren't bad enough, Met Eirean has put out an environmental warning for the potential spread of potato blight over the...
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Coronavirus: Five deaths & 69 new cases reported today

Five more deaths related to COVID-19 have been confirmed by the NPHET this evening - however four of these deaths occurred a few months...

Navy rescues ship drifting towards the rocks off Galway coast

The Irish Naval Service have been praised for rescuing a tanker ship full of oil drifting towards a rocky stretch of island off the...

In pictures: Anti-Direct Provision protest at Eyre Square

Pictures of the Anti-Direct Provision rally at Eyre Square. Photos: Cleo McKeon Burke

Health Services Staff Credit Union issues over €10M in loans in just one month

Health Services Staffs Credit Union (HSSCU) has made history by issuing over €10 Million in loans to its members in just one month, during...
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