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Calls for new Health Minister to confirm funding and time frame for Old Grove Hospital

East Galway TD Ciarán Cannon has asked the new Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly to give assurances on the funding needed to redevelop the...

Hospitals must not return to overcrowding, nurses and doctors warn

Emergency departments and hospitals must not return to overcrowding in the coming weeks, emergency nurses and doctors have warned. The warning came as part of...

Active Fitness gym and leisure centre – keeping the community in shape for 25 years

For almost twenty five years now Active Fitness gym and leisure centre has been providing a place for people at the Connacht Hotel and...

Patient Experience Survey results published for UHG and Portiuncula Hospital

Both University Hospital Galway and Portincula University Hospital have said that they are happy with the results of a patient experience survey published yesterday. The...

How to get in amazing shape this Christmas!

With only weeks to the Christmas period, many of us have set a goal to get fit into either a dress or suit for...

Employee at Portiuncula Hospital wins Outstanding Employee Award

An employee at Portiuncula University Hospital (PUH) took home a Saolta Staff Recognition Award at a recent awards ceremony. Christie Costello, who has been working...

Galway hospitals take home three staff recognition awards

Galway University Hospitals won Saolta Staff Recognition Awards in three categories at a ceremony in Mayo on Friday evening. The Maternity Department won the ‘Award...

Four healthy easy-to-make Halloween treats essential this week

By heart and stroke charity Croí´s dietitian This time of year, the treats can sometimes takeover the Halloween festivities. The supermarkets are stocked to the rafters...

74-year-old woman ‘assaulted on trolley by drunk man’ at UHG

Gardaí are investigating an alleged assault on a 74-year-old woman at UHG. The woman was allegedly assaulted by 'somebody who was drunk' and roaming about...

Tenders to be sought for new 50 bed ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Tenders are to be sought for the new 50-bed ward block at Portiuncula Hopsital which is due to begin in 2021, it has been...

Portiuncula University Hospital celebrates national breastfeeding week

Portiuncula University Hospital celebrated National Breastfeeding Week this week by welcoming author Maria Casey to the hospital to talk about the importance of supporting...

‘No smoking or vaping’ – GMIT launches Healthy Campus initiative

This week has seen GMIT commit to fostering a healthy lifestyle and diet with the launch of its new Healthy Campus initiative. Minister of State...

Fantastic one-day health and wellness event to take place in Claregalway

A fantastic one-day Health and Wellness event will take place at Claregalway Castle in Galway this September. The event, taking place on 15 September, will...

Special health and wellbeing events to take place across Galway islands

A one-off series of free health and wellbeing events will be held on the islands in the coming weeks. Healthy Ireland, a Government-led Health initiative,...

Irish people are more concerned about depression than other health issues

A study carried out by NUI Galway has found that of all aspects of health, Irish people place the greatest weight on depression and...
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Galway GAA clubs urged to join virtual Sleep Out for Simon

Galway GAA has called on clubs across the county to take part in Galway Simon's Virtual Sleep Out in October, in support of those...

Coronavirus: 334 new COVID-19 cases, 10 in Galway

There have been no deaths related to COVID-19 reported today, but the Department of Health has confirmed 334 new coronavirus cases. There have now been...

Roadworks to disrupt Tuam town traffic for four weeks

Roadworks in Tuam town which got underway this morning are expected to disrupt traffic in the area for the next four weeks. Galway County Council...

Online property auction with O’Donnellan & Joyce takes in €2.2 million

The latest O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers Nationwide Property Auction took in almost €2.2 million with the sale of 19 properties in counties across Ireland...
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