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€4.3 million secured for new special needs school in Tuam

St. Oliver's special school in Tuam has secured €4.3 million for a new special needs school building which is set to begin construction this...

Craughwell Athletics Club awarded over €100,000 for new facilities

Craughwell Athletics Club has been awarded a grant of more the €100,000 to expand its club facilities. Galway East TD Seán Canney said that the...

Mountain Rescue groups receive €310,000 funding boost

Mountain Rescue Ireland has received a funding boost totalling €310,000 this year to improve its lifesaving work. MRI is a voluntary organisation of dedicated emergency...

Portumna workhouse centre launching new musuem today

The Irish Workhouse Centre in Portumna is launching its new museum offering today to further the goal of education people on its history. The new...

Galway county receives three EU grants for free public wifi

Galway County has secured three EU vouchers worth a total of €45,000 to install free public wifi hotspots. Under the Wifi4EU initiative each local authority...

Rural safety initiatives to protect “Isolated, vulnerable and older” people

Two new rural safety initiatives have been launched this week which are meant to make people living in isolated areas feel safer in their...

State of the art environmental testing facility opens at GMIT

A new state of the art environmental testing facility to help Irish businesses develop sustainable heating products has opened at GMIT this week. The E-Thermal...

Two new walking trails open for nature lovers in North Galway

Nature lovers who like to go for a stroll away from the towns will get the chance to try out two new walking trails...

Youth Services encouraged to apply to multi-million fund

Organisations providing youth services in Galway are being encouraged to seek a share of a €2.4 million fund. Under the new capital grant funding youth...

Canney launches rural crime initiative

Galway East TD Seán Canney has unveiled a new initiative meant to try and help farmers and others victimised by rural crime. Homeowners, farmers, and...

The high tech supports for people with dementia and memory loss

The Memory Technology Resource Room at St Brendan’s Community Nursing Unit in Loughrea has been praised for its "groundbreaking" work with people suffering from...

€1 million fund announced to link digital hubs in the west

A fund of €1 million has been revealed to link digital hubs pushing enterprise and innovation along the west coast. Galway East TD Seán Canney...

Older people urged to make use of Senior Alert Scheme

Older people in Galway are being urged to consider making use of the Senior Alert Scheme which provides a wearable, monitored alarm for personal...

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...

Young Social Innovators Speak Out in Ballinasloe

Galway's Young Social Innovators came together to talk about the challenges facing society today, and to highlight what young people can do to tackle...

Autonomous car company Valeo creating 50 jobs in Tuam

Autonomous car company Valeo is creating 50 new jobs in Tuam with a €44 million investment. The company is expanding its R&D centre in Tuam...

This Athenry event will show you how to heat your home and cut your bills

A free information evening taking place place in Athenry next week will have plenty of tips on how to have an...

Work begins on €3 million Meelick Weir restoration

The sod was turned this week on a €3 million project to refurbish Meelick Weir across the Shannon.

ALONE charity launches smart home tech for older people in Galway

The charity ALONE launched a new programme of smart home technology in Galway this week, to keep older people connected to...

New Presentation College Athenry opens on Monday

After a long wait the new school for Presentation College Athenry is opening for classes on Monday.This...
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