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Blackrock Diving Tower getting a facelift

Galway's famed Blackrock Diving Tower is set to get a facelift with a new coat of paint after many years.City Councillor Clodagh Higgins says...

Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin staying shut this weekend

The Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin will remain closed to the public this weekend, but some the of restrictions imposed by the city council...

Blackrock diving area closed over social distancing concerns

The famed Blackrock diving area in Salthill has been closed until further notice due to potential concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Galway City...

Over 900 brave the cold for the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim

More than 900 people braved the cold waters of Galway Bay on Wednesday morning for the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim. Hundreds of swimmers were...

Embrace the cold so others don’t have to at the COPE Christmas Day Swim

Dare to be cold this holiday season so that others don't have to this season with the 30th annual COPE Galway Christmas Day swim. COPE...

Derelict Salthill cottage coming back to life as café and restaurant

A derelict cottage on the shores of the bay in Salthill will be getting a facelift as a new café and restaurant after An...

Gardai investigating Salthill drowning death

Gardaí are investigating the unfortunate drowning death of a man which happened in Salhill today. The drowning incident occurred when a man in his late...

Council comes under pressure to reverse controversial Barista Bus ban

Galway City Council has come under pressure to allow the much-loved Barista Bus to continue trading opposite Blackrock. Large blocks have recently been placed at...

Hundreds turn out for Christmas swim with COPE

Hundreds of people have taken time out of their Christmas and braved the cold today to take part in COPE Galway's Christmas Swim. The Christmas...

Take a dive with COPE Galway’s Christmas Day Swim

Brave the cold so others don't have to this Christmas with the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim. This is the 29th annual Christmas Day Swim...

NUI Galway students raise €6,000 for Movember by jumping in the ocean

A group of six students at NUI Galway broke with the usual Movember trend, and raised €6,000 by jumping in the ocean. The Irish Independent reports that...
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Galway City Council adopts €102 million 2021 budget

Galway City Council has agreed on a budget of €102.5 million for the city for the year of 2021, an increase of €2.8 million...

Common house spiders more dangerous than believed

Spider bites are quite rare. But researchers at NUI Galway have found that common house spiders and false widow spiders are perhaps more dangerous...

Gary Boylan signs for Galway United

Galway United have signed 24-year-old Gary Boylan after a year playing Gaelic football with Belmullet.The defender came through Sligo Rovers' academy system and spent...

Funding for new toilet with greater disability access in Salthill

The inclusion of funding in the city council's budget for a new toilet facility in Salthill which designed with greater accessibility for people with...