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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,...

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...
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Coronavirus: 6 deaths in Ireland, less than 5 COVID cases in Galway

There have been a further six deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 269 new cases.Of the cases...

Loughrea primary school students win national science video competition

A group of primary school pupils in Loughrea won €1,000 for their school at the Galway Science and Technology Virtual Festival last weekend.The group...

County Council and Oughterard shops work together on road safety campaign

Galway County Council is teaming up with local retailers in Oughterard for a road safety campaign heading into the winter nights.For this 'Be Safe,...

Rare chance to own a house in a popular city neighbourhood

This spacious house in Taylor’s Hill, Galway is an unmissable opportunity to snatch up a property in one of the most attractive and sought...