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26 million euro funding allocated for Galway roads

€26.167 million has been allocated for Galway’s national roads for this year. The funding allocated to Galway’s councils by Transport Infrastructure Ireland for 2018 will...

Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh opens in Knocknacarra

One of the country's largest Gaelscoileanna opened in Galway this morning. Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh in Knocknacarra was founded in 1993 on the Cappagh Road. Between 1993...

€150,000 funding for rural recreation projects announced

GALWAY will receive over €150,000 from the Department of Rural and Community Development for rural recreation projects across the county. The funding was announced by...

NUI Galway leads the way forward in renewable gas for trucks

NUI GALWAY and Gas Networks Ireland are leading a new transport revolution, introducing compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable gas for trucks, vans and...

Galway TD slams length of National Broadband Plan

Eamon Ó Cuív TD has described as “appalling” the fact that it will be 2023 before the Government manages to connect 537,587 rural homes...

6,563: The trolley crisis is shocking and unacceptable.

YESTERDAY'S report from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation revealed almost 100,000 people were waiting on hospital trolleys across the country last year, with over...

City Council closes Salthill car parks after flood warnings

Galway City Council crews are on standby this afternoon after Met Éireann issued an Orange Weather Warning for this evening. The council say Storm Eleanor may...

Galway to end 2017 with an Orange Day with Storm Dylan marching in

The Status Orange warning ends on the morning of New Year's Eve. Met Éireann has issued yet another weather warning for Galway; this time, a...

Two weather warnings issued for Galway

TWO 'Status Yellow' weather warnings are in place for Galway overnight, as motorists are being urged to be cautious on the roads across the country. Met...

Eighth Amendment committee publishes final report

"We need some change and in order to effect that we need to amend the Constitution to remove article 40.3.3." The Oireachtas Committee on the...

Cllr slams ‘short-sighted’ decision to cut funding for national roads

Cllr Mairéad Farrell has criticised the Minister for Transport’s 'short-sighted' decision to cut funding for the maintenance of national roads, saying that it will...

Increase in risk of poverty for lone parent families – CSO

NEW FIGURES released by the CSO show that the rate of lone parent families 'at risk of poverty' has increased from 36.2% to 40.2%. However,...
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Coronavirus: 1 death and 11 new cases in Ireland

There has been one new death of a person with COVID-19 reported today, along with 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the Republic. There have...

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...

Teaching Council strongly praises dedication of school communities

The Teaching Council has strongly commended the dedication of school communities to connect with each other and to facilitate remote learning in a wide...

Weather warning for Galway lifted by Met Eireann

A Status Yellow weather warning which was issued for Galway and much of the west of Ireland yesterday has been lifted by Met Eireann. The...
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