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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...

Rural regeneration projects in Galway awarded over €6 million

Rural areas across Galway county will benefit from €6.2 million in funding to spur business and innovation, look after natural parks,...

State buys Gate Lodge at Portumna Castle to further tourism plans

An historic Gate Lodge at Portumna Castle has been bought by the state to incorporate it into plans to develop the castle as a...

Two East Galway community groups get funding for public projects

Two community groups in East Galway have received almost €30,000 funding from the LEADER programme for projects to benefit the public. Galway East TD and...

Calls for Home Loan Scheme to include money to do up vacant homes

There have been calls for changes to the rules of the local council Home Loan Scheme to provide money for refurbishing older homes. The Rebuilding...

Portumna Castle becoming major tourist attraction in Galway

A lot of work has been done to make Portumna Castle a major tourist attraction in Galway, and more improvements are in the pipeline. A...

Galway TD welcomes scheme to get young people angling

Galway Eats TD Seán Canney has welcomed a sponsorship programme to "bring angling to the people" and encourage young people to pick up a...

Over €20 million announced for improvements and maintenance to Galway roads

Galway's National Primary and Secondary roads will be getting some major maintenance done courtesy of a multi million funding package revealed this week.Transport Infrastructure...

Funding to save Galway Autism Partnership announced

Funding to help Galway Autism Partnership continue operating into the new year has been announced amid serious worries the service would close by Christmas. Galway...

Galway TDs divided as Anti-Eviction Bill passes Dáil vote

The Anti-Eviction Bill beat the government to pass through the Dáil yesterday, with just two Galway representatives voting in favour of the bill. People Before...

Construction begins on €20 million Clarin College in Athenry

Construction has officially begun on the new €20 million Clarin College secondary school in Athenry. The new school is designed for up to 1,000 students,...

Galway gets maximum EU funding for free public wifi

Galway city has secured the maximum possible funding for free public wifi under the EU WiFi initiative WiFi4EU. Under the initiative vouchers, each worth €15,000...

Galway woman Niamh Banahan is a Climate Hero

Galway woman Niamh Banahan was one of eleven people honoured at the inaugural An Taisce Climate Ambassador awards this week. The Climate Ambassador programme identifies...
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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...