UHG overcrowding will increase unless Merlin Park plan is prioritised, says Naughton

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

University Hospital Galway (UHG) will face a worsening overcrowding crisis and fall behind other acute facilities unless plans for the development of Merlin Park Hospital are immediately prioritised, a government TD has warned.

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Man who threatened to kill Galway politician gets suspended sentence

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Former Galway poilitician Lorraine Higgins has said that the upsetting experience of receiving death threats and online abuse was a line that should never be crossed, and she hopes it would not deter other females from entering politics.

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Petition for light rail launches on Saturday

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

A petition to demand light rail for Galway city, and to prove Transport Minister Shane Ross wrong in his contention that there is no demand for such a system, will begin taking signatures this weekend.

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NUI Galway medical students celebrate the 13th Teddy Bear Hospital

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The 13th annual Teddy Bear Hospital at NUI Galway will take place on Thursday and Friday next January 18-19 when more than 1,300 sick teddy bears will beadmitted to the hospital, accompanied by their minders, 1,300 primary school children from the city and county.

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Artisan House publication to represent Ireland in Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in China

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The stunning book Oyster Gastronomy by Máirín Uí Chomáin and Michael O’Meara has been selected to represent Ireland at the forthcoming World Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China, in May this year.

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Gaeltacht groups reject alteration to County Galway Development Plan

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

A proposed alteration to the County Galway Development Plan, concerning the Gaeltacht, is meeting with stiff opposition from some Gaeltacht community groups, who have asked that it be withdrawn.

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EY support offers major boost for NUI Galway’s TechInnovate and local start-up economy

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

EY has announced its sponsorship of TechInnovate, an entrepreneurship development fellowship at NUI Galway. During the 10-month programme, teams of three entrepreneurs will identify real customer issues and develop innovative solutions to address these issues.

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Funding announced for Galway community and voluntary groups

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

A total of €115,053 in funding ha been allocated to some 130 Galway community and voluntary groups under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Community Facilities Scheme.

Under the scheme €64,500 has been allocated to community groups in the county on a municipal district basis, while in excess of €50,000 has been allocated to groups and organisations in the city.

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Commission on Future of Policing to host Galway open evening

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The Commission on the Future of Policing will host an open evening for people in Galway next week, and has invited members of the public, local community groups and interested stakeholders with views on the future of policing to attend.

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Message from the Mayor

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The first council meeting of 2018 proved to be a marathon nine-hour affair and again we only managed to get halfway through a large, divisive and time consuming agenda.

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Derrybrien Wind Farm announces re-launch of community fund

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Derrybrien Wind Farm, developed by Gort Windfarms, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ESB, has announced the second round of funding for communities located in the locality of Derrybrien, located between Loughrea and Gort. The fund opened last Monday January 8, and remains open until Friday March 16.

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Unlock the power of metabolism to lose weight

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Metabolism controls health, weight loss and the body shaping “switch”, according to Grace of System 10.

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Children’s safety ‘at risk’ in bottle-strewn Millennium Playground say Greens

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Children who use the Millennium Playground may be “at risk” owing to the number of cans and glass bottles that are strewn around the park, according to a member of the Galway Green Party.

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No Galway LEADER projects have begun under the current programme, reveals Rabbitte

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte has expressed shock after it was revealed that the Department of Rural & Community Development has not spent one cent on LEADER projects in Galway.

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‘Important’ and ‘long overdue’ funding for major Galway roads

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

More than €4 million has been allocated for works on the N59 Galway to Clifden road, along with €4.5 million for surface works on the N84 Headford Road, as part of a €26,167 million Government investment in Galway’s national road network.

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Galway City Volunteer recruitment fair

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Members of the public interested in volunteering in their community are invited to the Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair in the Galway Bay Hotel on Sunday January 28 from 2pm to 5pm.

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Thu, Jan 11, 2018

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Shiny new Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh in a class of its own

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

What a way to start the new year for the hundreds of pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh — a span new school designed to inspire, educate and accommodate. The beginning of a new era for the school commenced on Monday when they moved into their new building at Millars’ Lane.

The new school, which will be one of the biggest primary schools in Ireland operating through the medium of Irish, can accommodate up to 720 pupils. The new school building contains 24 classrooms, five support rooms, library, staff room, two multi-purpose rooms, offices, suitable playing areas as well as parking facilities.

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Innovative “care for spare room” solution could help health and housing crisis

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The health and housing crises regularly hit the news headlines in Galway, and they have prompted Social Democrats Galway candidate Niall Ó Tuathail to explore a partial solution to both where older Galwegians provide spare rooms to people who are willing to provide companionship and support to them.

He is hosting an information meeting with Irish social enterprise THE HomeShare for anyone interested in such an arrangement on Wednesday next week.

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Protest to demand ending the 'horror' of Direct Provision system

Tue, Jan 09, 2018

A protest march from Salthill to Galway city centre, as part of a wider campaign to end the "horror" and "infantalising" of the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers, is set to take place later this month.

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