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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...

Hiker rescued from Twelve Bens during weather warning by Galway Mountain Rescue

A hiker was rescued from the Twelve Bens mountains in Connemara on Saturday night after a hours long effort by Galway Mountain Rescue during...

Two months of N59 roadworks start Monday

Roadworks at multiple locations on the N59 in Connemara will get underway on Monday, and are expected to take two months to complete. Galway County...

Fascinating film on TG4 tonight at 9.30pm – Tim Robinson: Connemara

TG4 will broadcast Tim Robinson: Connemara at 9.30pm this evening (Wednesday) - a film based on his three Connemara books which have reached international...

Foraging on the Connemara coast

If you're nervous about going to the supermarket right now, but still looking for some fresh veggies, then why not learn about foraging some...

Six year old boy rescued after being swept out to sea in Connemara

A six year old boy who found himself swept out to sea at Renvyle, Connemara on Thursday afternoon was rescued from the water by...

Tributes paid to Connemara author Tim Robinson killed by Coronavirus

Tributes have been paid from many corners in the last 24 hours, including by the President, for acclaimed Connemara based writer and cartographer Tim...

Man in his 60s dead after alleged assault in Connemara

Gardaí from Salthill are investigating the death of a man after an alleged assault at Ballinahown in Connemara this morning. Gardaí were called to a...

Bus Eireann finally rolls out nighttime Connemara services

More than a year after they were first announced Bus Eireann and the National Transport Authority are finally rolling out evening and nighttime services...

Haunting new film set in Connemara to premier at major film event

A visually haunting film shot in Connemara in 1845 will have its world premier in November at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)...

Excessive level of pesticides detected in Connemara water supply

Excessive levels of pesticides have been detected in the Tully-Tullycross Public Water Supply in the latest testing carried out by the EPA. After a year...

Over €210,000 awarded for sports and athletics in Galway gaeltacht schools

Primary schools in the Galway gaeltacht will benefit from over €210,000 in funding for a Sports and Athletics Programme to bring Irish out of...

County Council lifts swimming ban imposed over bacteria

Galway County Council has lifted a swimming ban at Omey Island Strand beach in Connemara after nine days. The swimming ban was imposed on the...

Mining in Connemara “extraordinarily difficult to justify” says Kyne

Any application for mining in Connemara would be "extraordinarily difficult to justify considering environmental and infrastructure constraints Seán Kyne has said. The Minister of State...

People Before Profit join opposition to Connemara mining plans

The Galway branch of People Before Profit have added their voice to local opposition to plans for exploratory mining in Connemara. The Canadian mining company...

Mining for gold in Connemara opposed by locals

Over 150 people attended a meeting in Maam last week where speakers opposed mining for gold in the area. Those in attendance heard local Green...

Connemara wind farm granted planning approval

An Bord Pleanála has given its approval for a new wind farm in Connemara in the townlands of Ardderroo, Letter and Finnaun. Arderroo WindFarm Ltd...

Three months of N59 roadworks get underway

Roadworks on the N59 between Sraith Salach and Maam Cross which are expected to take three months got underway today. Galway County Council has ordered...

An Taisce objects to Connemara mining exploration licence

An Taisce has lodged an objection with the government against an exploratory mineral licence being granted to the Canadian mining company MOAG Copper Gold...

Connemara digital innovation hub awarded over €500k funding

The gTeic digital innovation hub under construction in Spiddal has been awarded over half a million in funding Údarás na Gaeltachta has already drawn down...
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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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