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Galway City Mayor’s Awards 2020 winners announced

The Galway City Mayor's Awards 2020 winners were announced this week, with contributions to the arts, environment, and saving lives honoured.The annual Mayor's Awards...

Wires Crossed tightrope walking marathon postponed to 2021

The much anticipated Wires Crossed event which would have seen hundreds of people tightrope walk across the Corrib this August has been called off,...

Coronavirus: Connolly condemns lack of support for artists

Galway West TD Catherine Connolly has criticised the lack of support the government is providing for the arts and artists in the Covid-19 crisis,...

Galway Film Fleadh won’t be going ahead this summer

The 32nd annual Galway Film Fleadh due to take place later this summer has been cancelled due to ongoing Covid-19 public health restriction. Galway Film...

Government commits to delivering revised Galway 2020 programme

The government has committed to supporting a revised programme of events for Galway 2020 to take place in the last months of this year...

Galway 2020 down to “skeleton staff” with three week layoff

Galway 2020 has announced that it is laying off all but the most essential staff for the next three weeks amid the coronavirus crisis...

New art competition could see your artwork replace this city mural

With many of us stuck at home at this time, a new art competition has been launched giving people the chance to have their...

Coronavirus: “significant contraction” of Galway 2020 programme

The programme of events for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture will undergo a "significant contraction" in response to the coronavirus...

Coronavirus: Galway 2020 postpones and cancels events

Galway 2020 has announced that it is either postponing or cancelling many upcoming events to help limit the spread of the...

Macnas unveils its Epic take on Gilgamesh for Galway 2020

Galway's own masters of visual storytelling and breathtaking spectacle Macnas have unveiled their most ambitious project yet, Gilgamesh.

Royal visit wraps up with trad music and hurling

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrapped up their three day Royal visit by trying their hand at hurling in Salthill...

Gardaí locking down Galway city traffic for Royal visit

Gardaí in Galway are preparing security measures for the Royal visit taking place this week, with traffic restrictions planned at multiple...

Call for Corrib Great Southern to be demolished before anyone dies

The derelict Corrib Great Southern Hotel needs to be demolished before anyone is killed there insists one Galway City Councillor.

City Council refuses to allocate €2.5 million more to Galway 2020

Galway City Council rejected a call to allocate an additional €2.5 million in funding to Galway 2020 in a council meeting...

Galway 2020 opening ceremony under review due to weather

The status of the Galway 2020 opening ceremony which is scheduled to take place tomorrow is being kept under review due...

Storm Ciara to bring wind, rain, and possible flooding to Galway

Two status yellow weather warnings have been issued for Galway and all of Ireland as Storm Ciara is expected to batter...

Galway named in top 20 destinations by National Geographic

National Geographic Traveller magazine has named Galway as one of its must-see destinations this year on the 2020 Cool List.

The Connacht Hotel gets a new look for the new year

A new you for a new year is an old adage, and the reason some sayings get so old is because...

Countdown to Galway 2020 begins with Clifden fire show

The final countdown is underway to the opening of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, with the opening celebrations rumbling...

Galway 2020 gets its own commemorative stamp

An Post has launched two colourful stamps this week celebrating Galway 2020 and Rijecka 2020 in their year as the European Capital of Culture. Galway...
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Man faces trial for allegedly assaulting woman twice

A 28 year old man faces trial for allegedly assaulting a woman and making threats to kill or seriously harm her.Darren Duggan (28), with...

Number of COVID-19 patients in Galway hospitals rises

The number of people at Galway hospitals diagnosed with COVID-19 has increased to 22 according to the latest HSE figures.The latest figures show 17...

“Clothes are not essential” says Minister of State in Prime Time clash last night

Minister of State Damien English has defended the current government restricitons on retail outlets, saying 'clothes are not essential' items.In a debate with Clare...

Galway United headed to the play-offs on Saturday after all

Galway United will be heading to the First Division play-offs this weekend after all, as a result of Wexford winning their arbitration appeal.The Tribesmen...

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