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Ó Cuív slams disuse of Cleggan and Inishbofin airstrips

The government has been criticised for not having a plan to make use of Cleggan and Inishbofin airstrips the way they were intended. Galway West...

SocDems candidate outlines her vision ahead of local elections

We caught up with Sharon Nolan of the Social Democrats this week where she outlined the main issues she is concerned with ahead of...

Ben & Jerry’s giving out free ice-cream next week

Ben & Jerry's are giving away free ice cream scoops in Galway this month for their annual free cone day. Next Tuesday, April 9 lovers...

Galwegians urged to apply to join An Garda Síochána during new recruitment campaign

Galwegians interested in joining An Garda Síochána have been urged to consider applying during this year's recruitment campaign which was launched recently.East Galway TD Ciaran...

An Bord Pleanála rejects Loughrea solar farm appeal

An Bord Pleanála has refused planing permission for a solar farm near Loughrea, rejecting an appeal by Engie Developments Ireland against an earlier decision. Engie...

Galway tech company sold for more than €10 million

Galway based tech company NetFort has been sold to the US data analytics company Rapid7 While details of the deal have not been published, the Irish...

Percenatage of Galwegians who pay their litter fines is shockingly low

Less than half of all fines for littering in Galway were paid last year.People Before Profit representative Joe Loughnane said it came as no...

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg meets Galway TD in Dublin

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg met Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton yesterday in Dublin where they discussed protecting children online.Deputy Naughton warned about the risks to...

Galway writer Mike McCormack inducted into Hennessy Literary Awards Hall of Fame

Mike McCormack has been inducted into the Hennessy Literary Awards Hall of Fame in yet another recognition of the great contribution to literature made by...

Local community rallies around Teach Solais

The local community in Galway has rallied to the aid of Teach Solais LGBT+ resource centre since Amach! LGBT+ warned that this important hub...

Ten outstanding young Galway people presented with prestigious awards

Ten outstanding young people from across the county have received awards in the Galway Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award 2019 at a ceremony in Galway...

Shocking rise in homelessness figures across West “deeply frustrating”

Galway Simon Community has described as 'deeply frustrating' new figures which see the number of people in emergency accommodation nationally pass the 10,000 mark...

Long time Galway councillor Michael Fahy passes away

One of the longest serving local councillors in Ireland, Michael "Stroke" Fahy has passed away after decades serving the people of Galway. Michael Fahy was...

Four Galway schools chosen for €7 million energy efficiency programme

Four schools in Galway have been chosen to take part in an €7 million energy efficiency pilot programme to reduce energy consumption. Laurencetown NS, Dunmore...

Local filmmaker celebrates nationwide release of first feature film

One budding local filmmaker is making a big splash this month as his first feature film is releasing in cinemas nationwide. Alan Mulligan, Bachelor of...

Permission for Loughrea Hotel & Spa expansion refused

Loughrea Hotel & Spa has been refused planning permission for a proposed expansion hotel. Atlantic Troy Ltd had submitted plans for an expansion to the...

Public talk from health experts on healthy ageing

Croí Heart and Stroke Charity are hosting a public talk on the secret to healthy ageing in Galway next week. Health experts will discuss the...

Five weeks of roadworks near Loughrea to get underway on Monday

Roadworks near Loughrea will get underway next Monday and may cause traffic delays for five weeks while taking place. A section of the L4213 at...

Galway 2020 opens applications for Small Towns Big Ideas projects

Galway 2020 is now accepting funding applications from local communities for the second wave of its Small Towns Big Ideas projects. Galway 2020 has €200,000...

Over €250,000 awarded for work on Connemara piers

Over a quarter of a million million euro in funding has been allocated to Galway for improvements to three piers in Connemara. The piers at...
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Gardaí cracking down on sale and supply of fireworks

Gardaí have issued a warning about the dangers of illegal fireworks to both people and property after a seizure in Headford in the past...

Offaly woman based in Galway makes Final 12 of Miss Universe Ireland 2020!

An Offaly woman based in Galway has said she is 'delighted' to have made it into the Top 12 of this year's Miss Universe...

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...