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Nine Galway players nominated as PwC football and hurling All-Stars

Nine Galway players have made the cut as nominees for the 2020 PwC Hurling and Football All-Stars announced this week.Seven Galway GAA hurling players...

COVID-19: Slight decline in number of ICU patients in Galway

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in Galway has increased slightly according to the latest figures, but ICU figures show improvement.There were...

Easing of driving licence application and renewal for over 70s extended

The exemption for over 70s from presenting a medical report when applying for or renewing a driving licence has been extended due to the...

Man sentenced to six years for life-changing city centre assaults

A Loughrea man was sentenced to six years in prison, of which he will serve at least four and half years, for a pair...

Over the Edge celebrating 18th birthday with January Zoom meeting

The January Over the Edge Open reading will take place next week for lovers of poetry and prose to get a nice booster shot...

GMIT launches four new Marine Science scholarships

GMIT has announced the creation of four new scholarships for PhD students studying marine science and biodiversity conservation in the west of Ireland.The Cullen...

Plans submitted for new museum on Inishbofin

Plans have been submitted to the county council for a new museum building on Inishbofin to replace the existing, aging premises.Marie Coyne is seeking...

Employees to be given legal right to request home working

Workers across Ireland will be given more freedom to work from home under a new government plan to make requesting remote working a legal...

Motorway lane closures to disrupt M17/M18 traffic

Traffic disruption is expected on the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam motorway next week due to rolling lane closures in order to install new signage.Galway...

Brexit fishing terms will hurt coastal communities – Kyne

Fishing communities on the coast of Galway will be severely hampered by new restrictions on where UK fishing trawlers can land their catch in...

Cyclists caught in Galway among first on-the-spot fines for breaking travel limits

Two cyclists from outside of the county stopped by Gardaí near Carrick, Galway were among the first people to receive on the spot fines...

Temperatures set to fall again with frost and icy patches forecast

Temperatures are set to drop to between -2 and 2 degrees in Galway tonight with Met Éireann warning of frost and icy patches.It will...

Schools and classes for children with additional needs to reopen from next Thursday

Children at special schools and those in special classes in primary schools will begin returning to in-person classes from next Thursday, 21 January.The decision...

Letter | “The buck stops with the Government to make amends for their wrongs  of the past”

Dear Editor,Sebastian Barry's fictional novel 'The Secret Scripture' , based on a true story was clearly a case in point  of who were the...

COVID-19: 138 patients hospitalised in Galway

There were 138 people in hospital in Galway being treated for COVID-19 as of Wednesday night according to the latest HSE figures.As of 8pm...

1,214 children waiting on initial assessment speech therapy in Galway

A Galway TD has called for an immediate plan from the Government for children to access speech and language therapy.Figures received by Mairéad Farrell...

NUI Galway elects new Governing Authority

NUI Galway has announced the results of elections for staff and graduates to its new Governing Authority, which sees women take up six of...

More than 3,000 join pandemic unemployment in Galway

More than 3,000 people in Galway went onto the pandemic unemployment payment this week according to the latest department figures.PUP payments were made to...

Approval given for expansion of Galmont Hotel

Planning approval has been given for an expansion of the Galmont Hotel & Spa in Galway City to increase its number of guest bedrooms.Galway...

Taoiseach apologises for state’s failures on Mother and Baby Homes

Taoiseach Micheál Martin gave a statement in the Dáil on Wednesday in which he apologised on behalf of the state for the "generational wrong"...
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Nine Galway players nominated as PwC football and hurling All-Stars

Nine Galway players have made the cut as nominees for the 2020 PwC Hurling and Football All-Stars announced this week.Seven Galway GAA hurling players...

COVID-19: Slight decline in number of ICU patients in Galway

The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 in Galway has increased slightly according to the latest figures, but ICU figures show improvement.There were...

Easing of driving licence application and renewal for over 70s extended

The exemption for over 70s from presenting a medical report when applying for or renewing a driving licence has been extended due to the...

Man sentenced to six years for life-changing city centre assaults

A Loughrea man was sentenced to six years in prison, of which he will serve at least four and half years, for a pair...