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Cabinet must self-isolate & Dáil adjourned as Donnelly awaits COVID test

The Dáil has been adjourned until further notice and the Cabinet must self-isolate from today, the Ceann Comhairle has announced. The decision came this afternoon...

New Covid Plan could be “extremely unfair” on Galway in event of localised outbreaks – SF

Imposing restrictions on all of County Galway because of localised outbreaks of COVID-19 would be 'extremely unfair'. That's the view of Galway East Sinn Féin's...

More than 650 fewer people on pandemic unemployment in Galway

There were 652 people receiving pandemic unemployment payments in Galway this week compared with the week before, as more people return to work. Pandemic Unemployment...

Five Galway projects receive over €130k under Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Five Galway projects have been awarded €132,618 for local projects in the latest round of funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The Department...

Galway Trades Council throws support behind Debenhams staff

The Galway Trades Council has thrown its support behind Debenhams workers who are continuing to strike in search of fair redundancy. Former employees at Debenhams...

Man (50s) killed in Moycullen traffic collision

A man in his 50s lost his life in a traffic collision near Moycullen on Monday night. The single vehicle collision took place on the...

Coronavirus: 208 new cases, no further deaths

No further deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported today, but 208 new cases have been confirmed in the State. Over half of the...

NUI Galway Students’ Union launches plan to help connect students

NUI Galway Students’ Union has launched plans today which will help students connect with each other in what will be an unusual academic year...

Galway Weather | Sunshine & 22°C forecast for this week!

Sunshine and temperatures of up to 22 degrees are forecast this week - and this weekend could be one of the nicest in months. But...

Boat runs aground at Silver Islands in the second incident in a week

For the second time in a week, an RNLI lifeboat was called out to help a cruiser that had run aground at Silver Islands,...

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...

‘Deep-rooted structural flaws’ to blame for Covid hitting childcare sector particularly hard – ECI

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit Ireland’s childcare sector particularly hard because of deep-rooted, long-term and structural flaws in the sector. That’s according to Early Childhood...
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14-day Covid incidence rate for local areas revealed in new data

New figures released by the Department of Health today shows that just one local electoral area in Galway had a higher 14-day Covid incidence...

Coronavirus: No further deaths, 274 cases confirmed today

No further deaths related to Covid-19 have been reported by the Department of Health today, but there are 274 new confirmed cases of the...

Fundraiser to help local man beat cancer nears €50,000 in donations

A fundraiser set up for a local man who was diagnosed with bladder cancer earlier this year is closing in on €50,000. In February, Kevin...

Galway awarded over €1 million to refurbish vacant social housing

Galway City and County Councils have been awarded over a million euro between them to refurbish vacant, council owned social housing so it can...
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