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Galway schools to receive over €3.3 million in Minor Works funding

Schools in Galway will receive almost €3.5 million in funding under the Minor Works Scheme for facilities improvements or new equipment.Galway Senator Seán Kyne...

City Council closing off area where large crowds gathered Monday

Galway City Council is closing off the area between the Wolfe Tone Bridge and Claddagh Quay where massive crowds were seen this week.There was...

Emergency meeting held following incidents in Galway city

An emergency virtual meeting held earlier today was attended by various agencies and interested parties, after groups of people gathered in the city yesterday...

Silverstrand access road reopening Monday

The access road to Silverstrand beach will be reopening from Monday, August 31, Galway City Council has said.The access road has been closed since...

Dáil to be recalled early over Clifden golf dinner outrage

The government has given in to opposition pressure to recall the Dáil early due to public outrage over a large number of people at...

Garda investigation underway into Golf Society event in Clifden

Gardaí are investigating the Oireachtas Golf Society event which took place in Clifden this week for alleged breaches of COVID-19 regulations.It emerged on Thursday...

Dara Calleary resigns as Minister after attendance at golf society event in Clifden

The Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary has resigned his post this morning after attending a controversial event in Clifden with over 80 people present.New...

More bins needed at the Spanish Arch to combat littering

More bins are needed at the Spanish Arch to combat littering, as well as more frequent emptying of the bins that are already present,...

Blackrock Diving Tower reopens with monitoring of crowds

Blackrock Diving Tower is open again this morning with strict monitoring in place after the city council announced yesterday that it would be closed...

Blackrock Diving Tower closed again due to social distancing issues

Galway City Council has once again closed Blackrock Diving Tower in Salthill due to social distancing issues with the popular spot.The past few days...

Businesses implementing social distancing asked to keep people with disabilities in mind

Businesses in Galway City are being asked to keep accessibility for people with disabilities in mind when implementing social distancing measures.The request from the...

Galway Bay Swim re-imagined for 2020 to help Cancer Care West

The annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West will be reimagined this year to help support this vital...

Culture Night 2020 – county council seeks event ideas

Galway County Council is currently inviting applications from people who have an event they think would make a good addition to Galway County Culture...

Bus Eireann warns demand for Expressway travel is well beyond capacity

Bus Eireann are advising people to save bus travel for essential journeys as many Expressway routes in Galway and around the country are facing...

Coronavirus: 3 deaths, but no new Galway cases

The deaths of an additional three people with COVID-19 have been reported to the Department of Health today, along with 11 new coronavirus cases.There...

Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin reopened

The Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin have reopened to the public as of Thursday after being closed for the past three weeks.The City Council...

Nursing homes open to visitors again

People are able to visit their older relatives in nursing homes today for the first time since March.Nursing homes were to remain closed to...

Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin staying shut this weekend

The Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin will remain closed to the public this weekend, but some the of restrictions imposed by the city council...

Hairdressers publish guidelines seeking earlier reopening

The Irish Hairdressers Federation has today published a set of safety guidelines which it hopes will allow its members to reopen earlier than planned. Under...

Council to review closure of Spanish Arch and other areas

Galway City will review its decision to close off the Spanish Arch and Claddagh Basin in light of social distancing issues next week. The council...
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