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Brighter spells forecast for this weekend

Met Éireann is forecasting bright spells for this weekend across Galway.They say, however, that it will remain cloudy this evening with rain in western...

Kodaline tickets for Galway Arts Festival sold out in hours

Tickets went on sale for Kodaline this morning, and the Galway International Arts Festival has confirmed that tickets have been sold out on the...

Galway researchers explore link between well-being and socioeconomic status

Researchers from NUI Galway have launched the ‘SHEER’  project, an Irish case study looking into important links between our environment, our health and well-being, and...

East Galway Tractor Run returns for another year!

The East Galway Tractor Run 2018 will take place on 11 February this year, all in aid of a very worthy cause. An entry fee of...

January worst month on record for overcrowding at UHG

SIX HUNDRED and eighty-one people were waiting on trolleys throughout January at University Hospital Galway – the highest number on record for the first...

Cillian Murphy speaks to 200 students at NUI Galway

Cillian Murphy spoke at NUI Galway today to 200 secondary school students about the importance of empathy in his work as an actor, as...

€1.5MILLION ‘President’s Award’ for Galway academic!

 Photo: Jason Clarke Professor John Laffey was one of five recipients of the Science Foundation Ireland ‘President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Awards’ - worth...

Galway Senator hits out at Council for treatment of Travellers

A Galway West Senator has hit out at Galway County Council and Galway City Council for their treatment of Travellers in Galway.Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh...

Most regional geoscience jobs created in Galway in 2017

A survey of the  companies comprising the Geoscience Ireland (GI) business cluster has shown that 128 new jobs were created in Ireland in the...

TDs say a solution must be found to keep Time 4 Us open

Catherine Connolly TD has said that a lack of appropriate governance structures is one of the reasons behind the closure of Time 4 Us...

Midlands North-West MEP calls for UN summit on financial secrecy

Midlands North-West MEP Matt Carthy has welcomed the publication last night of the Financial Secrecy Index by the Tax Justice Network - which revealed...

Madness will play Festival Big Top this July

Just two days ago the Galway International Arts Festival revealed Kodaline will play the Festival Big Top, and now Madness has been announced, much...
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Two Galway areas among 10 highest Covid rates in the Republic

Galway City Central's 14-day Covid incidence rate was the third highest in the country last week, and data released this evening shows that the...

Coronavirus: 6 deaths and 866 COVID-19 cases today

There have been 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported today, along with 866 new confirmed cases.Of today's cases, 54 are in Galway, the...

Town Voucher helping people to shop local in Ballinasloe this holiday season

The importance of shopping local in order to support businesses through the COVID crisis has been driven home many times in recent months.ShopBallinasloe has...

Hospitals update: 20 people with COVID-19 at Galway hospitals

There are twenty people with Covid-19 at hospitals in Galway, the latest HSE data shows.Fifteen people with the virus are in UHG and there...