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Two East Galway schools approved for infrastructure upgrades

Two schools in East Galway Newtown National School, Tuam and St. Brendan’s Boys National School, Loughrea have been granted approval to improve their school facilities. Newtown National...

Even more planning permission needed to renovate Old Tuam Library

Another round of planning permission has been demanded before renovations before renovations on the old Tuam library building on Shop Street can proceed. The former...

Rare arctic whales found off Irish coast

A three year study of Ireland's Atlantic waters recorded many incredible things that have enhanced our knowledge of offshore species and habitats. Among the things...

Multi-million funding announced for two rural Connemara communities

Galway has been granted €2.25 million for two projects supporting rural communities in Connemara. The community projects in Renvyle and Spiddal are two of the...

Portumna primary school get backing for special education services

St. Brendan's National School in Portumna has received welcome support to improve on its services for students with special education needs. The Primary School has...

11 East Galway business and community projects get LEADER backing

11 projects for businesses and community groups in East Galway have received backing from the LEADER programme worth over €370,000. Galway East TD Sean Canney...

Local link routes to serve east Galway rural areas dropped by Bus Eireann

New bus services from Local Link will provide public transport for many rural areas of east Galway that campaigners fought to save. Bus Eireann changed...

Two East Galway schools get funding for improvements

Two schools in Kinvara and Ballinasloe have received grant money to provide more space and improve their infrastructure. Galway East TD Sean Canney confirmed that Scoil...

Farmers bring 140,000 tyres to be recycled at Athenry collection point

Farmers in Galway and across the west of Ireland brought 140,000 tyres to be recycled at Athenry as part of a national drive. The IFFPG,...

€20 million contract signed to build new Clarin College in Athenry

The contract has been signed to begin construction of the new Clarin College in Athenry. The Department of Education has said that it has closed...

Two Galway TDs promoted in Cabinet reshuffle

Two Galway TDs have been promoted to new ministerial positions in a cabinet reshuffle by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this weekend. The Taoiseach made several new...

Cancer Care West getting new bus to transport patients for treatment

Cancer Care West is getting a new bus to transport cancer patients to and from their designated treatments. The provision of the 25 seat bus...

Safety works on Athenry footpath to commence in coming weeks

Road safety works to link the footpath at New Line, Athenry to the Monivea road junction are set to begin shortly. Galway East TD Sean...

Farm tyres can be brought to collection point in Athenry next month for cheap recycling

Farmers in Galway and the West who have any old tyres on their farms they haven't had the chance to get rid of can...

Last chance to have your say on Galway county speed limits

Anyone who wants to be heard on the proposed speed limit bylaws being brought in by Galway County Council should do so before submissions...

Lawrencetown granted €50,000 for school and community safety works

Lawrencetown has been allocated €50,000 in funding for infrastructure works to improve community safety in the east Galway village. Galway East TD Seán Canney has...

St. Jarlath’s College getting special classroom for pupils with disabilities

St. Jarlath's College in Tuam has been allocated funding for a new special classroom for pupils with disabilities. Galway East TD Seán Canney said the...

Major renovations planned for OPW regional headquarters in Headford

The Office of Public Works has submitted plans with Galway County Council to demolish and replace several buildings at its regional headquarters in Headford. In...

Government reviewing re-opening Athenry to Claremorris rail line

The government is reviewing whether to extend the Western Rail Corridor to include the closed rail line between Athenry and Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Minister for...

Calls for changes to farm inspection penalties

The current penalties regime for farm inspections in Ireland have been called unfair to farmers, and calls are being made for the system to...
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