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Survival of up to 135 bus and coach operators in Galway threatened

Up to 135 private bus and coach operators in Galway face an "uncertain" prospect of survival without government intervention the Coach Tourism & Transport...

GMIT partners with Canadian college to promote international tourism

The GMIT Galway International Hotel School has partnered with St. Laurence College Canada on a new initiative to promote international tourism and hospitality. The two...

Control your holiday with the Connacht Cruiser motorhome from the Connacht Hotel

Galway's Connacht Hotel has broken new ground in the self-catering tourism market with the launch of the 'Connacht Cruiser' luxury motorhome. The Connacht Hotel is...

North & West Coast Links preparing a céad míle fáilte for golfers

Links courses are some of the most highly prized destinations for golfers, with their unique landscape and limited numbers, they draw visitors from all...

Good news for Portumna as Waterways Ireland development gets approval

The new Waterways Ireland development in Portumna has been approved which will see a number of improvements to local water amenities. The €1.5 million investment...

Galway TD seeks clarity on resuming travel to the islands

Amid the acceleration of the plan to reopen Ireland and ease lockdown restrictions, Galway West TD Eamon Ó Cuív has asked when people will...

Look for ‘hidden gems’ in Galway rather than packing Salthill – Naughten

As Covid-19 restrictions are eased, and people start travelling again, they should look for the more "hidden gems" in Galway rather than gathering in...

Aran Islands Ferries adding Ireland’s largest ferry to its fleet

Aran Island Ferries clearly isn't worried about business dropping off in the future, with the announcement that their newest fleet addition will be Ireland's...

Coastal and marine tourism could help jump start the sector

Coast and Marine tourism could hold enormous value to help the sector get back on its feet coming out of the Covid-19 crisis a...

No visiting the offshore islands until mid August

The government has said that travel to the offshore islands for visitors won't resume until August 10, when the country enters the final phase...

Calls for rural representation on Tourism Recovery Taskforce

Plans to establish a Tourism Recovery Taskforce should include rural representation, an East Galway TD has said. Minister Ciaran Cannon welcomed the plans to establish...

Rose of Tralee festival cancelled for the first time ever

The Rose of Tralee festival has been cancelled for the first time in its more than six decade history with the announcement that the...

Enjoy the taste of the Burren in a basket this Spring

The Burren Food Trail is making sure that, even though people can't visit the area this tourist season, they can still get a taste...

Tourism and hospitality sectors need help to survive coronavirus crisis – Canney

Ireland's tourism and hospitality sectors, and the many businesses therein, need help from the government to survive the coronavirus pandemic a...

NUIG gets approval to use student accommodation for tourists

NUI Galway has been granted approval to use some of its new student accommodation for tourists during the holiday season.

Galway Bay Resort hotel reopening with major expansion

The former Galway Bay Resort Hotel, closed for over a decade will be both reopening and expanding after getting the go...

Galway named in top 20 destinations by National Geographic

National Geographic Traveller magazine has named Galway as one of its must-see destinations this year on the 2020 Cool List.

Aran Island Ferries travels to India as part of major sales mission

Aran Island Ferries travelled to India last week as part of Tourism Ireland's sales mission in the country. The...

Calls for crack down on AirBnB in Galway City

With so many travel guides declaring Galway a must see destination in 2020, the latest of which was CNN, calls have been made for...

Galway named one of the world’s top 20 tourist destinations

Galway has always been popular, but its recent meteoric rise in popularity continues with yet another travel guide declaring it one of the world's...
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“Great news” for Galway City as Cross Street is pedestrianised

The pedestrianisation of Cross Street has been described as "great news" for Galway city. Work to pedestrianise the street began today and Luke 'Ming' Flanagan...

Young people invited to share experiences of using mental health supports

Young people are being invited to share their views on mental health services and supports in Ireland, as part of a youth mental health...

Pandemic Unemployment claims fall by 1,400 in Galway

There are 1,400 fewer people in Galway receiving Pandemic Unemployment benefits this week, as the number of people in the city and county receiving...

Galway businesses receive €4.3 million in COVID-19 restart grants

Businesses in Galway have so far been awarded €4.3 million in funding under the COVID-19 Restart Grant Scheme. The Restart Grant scheme offers between €2,000...
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