Celebrate Nollaig na mBan with Dolores Keane and friends

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

To celebrate Nollaig na mBan, Dolores Keane, one of the most loved interpreters of Irish song will perform with a line up of well know Irish musicians and singers in Monroe’s Live on Friday January 4.

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Keane calls on City Hall to apply for Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Fianna Fail city councillor Peter Keane has called on the Galway City Council to make multiple applications for funding under the recently announced Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund.

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Concern raised over speeding in Turloughmore

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Discretionary funding has been allocated for the erection of warning signs in the Turloughmore area, to address local concerns about “the increased number of speeding lorries on this stretch of the road”.

Warning signage will be erected at the Cahernahoon Road junction. According to Independent county councillor Jim Cuddy, the concerns have been raised by residents along the road from the Old Cemetery in Lackagh to Lydons of Knockdoe on the N83. A public meeting was held recently in Knockdoe to discuss the issue and meet the local district engineer.

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Backstop — Connolly urges Government to scrap Galway amalgamation plan

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Independent Galway West TD, Catherine Connolly, has tabled an amendment to the Local Government Bill 2018, seeking to remove the Government’s controversial proposal to amalgamate the Galway city and county councils.

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Connacht Rugby submit planning application for Sportsground development

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Connacht Rugby have formally submitted a planning application to Galway City Council for the redevelopment of the Sportsground Stadium. The planning application comes after a detailed design process and extensive public consultation carried out in conjunction with technical advisers, TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Chapman Architects.

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RTÉ’s Sean O’Rourke appointed Adjunct Professor at NUI Galway

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Sean O’Rourke has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at NUI Galway.

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Significant advances in CF patients after landmark trial at Galway University Hospitals

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Patients at Galway University Hospitals have taken part in a landmark trial that demonstrates a significant advance in cystic fibrosis (CF) care, Saolta announced yesterday.

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Cannon welcomes reinstatement of dental services for children at Portiuncula Hospital

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

An East Galway TD has welcomed the announcement that the HSE is to reinstate dental services for children at Portiuncula Hospital.

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Connolly demands State funding for Galway Autism Partnership

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Galway Autism Partnership is "an essential service" which caters for more than 200 families and deserves proper funding in order to be able to continue providing its services in 2019.

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New speed limits for local and regional rods comes into effect next year

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

New speed limit bye-laws adopted by the Galway County Council, which will see 80kmph limits on some roads being reduced to 60 kmph, will not come into force until next February.

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Christian/Muslim interfaith Christmas event

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

While Jesus is the central figure in Christianity, it is widely unappreciated that Jesus is also one of the major figures in Islam, and deeply revered by Muslims. Jesus will be at the centre of a Christian/Muslim interfaith event in Galway.

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Loughrea Hotel and Spa named top rated wedding venue in Galway

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

The Loughrea Hotel and Spa have received the coveted award of Top Rated Wedding venue for Galway.

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Galway accounts for third-most cockroach callouts from Rentokil

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Galway has the third-most callouts for dealing with cockroach infestations, according to Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider. Eight per cent of all Rentokil calls to deal with cockroaches come from Galway, and now the company is warning homeowners to be on the lookout for signs of cockroaches as they prepare for the festive period.

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COPE Galway’s Christmas Day Swim — Brave the cold so others don’t have to

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

COPE Galway is calling on all Galwegians to once again don the t-shirt and togs and brave the cold Galway Bay Water on Christmas Day in order to raise much needed funds for the local charity.

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Just a euro each way and children go free — it’s Park and Ride time

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Galway City Council’s Park & Ride Christmas Service will run from today Thursday December 13, every day right up to Christmas Eve.

The service will continue to operate from Ballybrit Racecourse to the City Centre from 9.30 am to 9.30 pm, daily and from 11.00 am to 9.15 pm. on Sundays.

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Merit Medical Ireland wins Medtech Company of the Year

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Galway-headquartered Merit Medical Ireland won the Medtech Company of the Year Award 2018, a prestigious award granted by a panel consisting of Irish business enterprise and governmental agency leaders, at an awards ceremony held awards in Cork last week.

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Major volunteer cleanup shows need for full-time park rangers

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

The need for full-time park rangers to be deployed in the city area was highlighted last weekend when a group of volunteers filled almost 60 refuse bags with litter from the Terryland Forest Park Alone. The shocking recovery has led to calls for rangers to be deployed to ensure that people refrain from using the forests as handy dumping areas for their litter.

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Two Galwaywomen win National Volunteer Award

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Galway volunteers, Louise Borre and Mary Arrigan-Langan both took home awards at the national Volunteer Ireland Awards last week. More than one million people in Ireland volunteer and these awards aim to say thank you for the hard work, dedication, and impact of volunteers across the country.

Louise Borre has been volunteering with the Galway International Arts Festival since 2014 and is such a dedicated volunteer that she has become a Big Top team leader - of whom there are only four in a team of 600.

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End of an era as Galway Hat shuts doors and goes online

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

It’s the end of an era, The Galway Hat, 29 years trading in the Corbett Court Shopping Centre will close its door on December 29. The business will be moving completely online at www.hatshop.ie.

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EU Commissioner to work with Naughton towards EU regulation of social media

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

The EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, has agreed to work with Fine Gael Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton towards regulating social media with EU-wide legislation.

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