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More playgrounds needed for Galway City, says Clodagh Higgins

Thu, May 23, 2024

An increase in funding is needed to deliver more playgrounds that will benefit communities in Galway City, Fine Gael Councillor and local election candidate Clodagh Higgins has said.

Cllr Higgins is calling for more funding from Government to help Galway City Council to meet the cost of large-scale new playground projects and also to expand and upgrade existing playgrounds.

“As a local representative, and a mother of a five-year-old, I know how important these spaces are in terms of physical and mental well-being for the whole family.


News

Herterich Quinn encourages businesses to apply for extended ICOB grant

Cllr Shelly Herterich Quinn.

Fianna Fáil Local Election Candidate for Athenry-Oranmore LEA, Cllr Shelly Herterich Quinn, has urged local businesses to apply for the Increased Cost of Business (ICOB) grant following the extension of the scheme. ...


What's on in Galway

Cello spectacular for Salthill

Soprano Claudia Boyle will sing at Cellisimo (Photo: Frances Marshall)

The eight professional cellists who comprise Cello Ireland will be at the heart of a special Cellisimo Spectacular concert in Leisureland, Salthill this Saturday, May 25. ...


Sport

Drama assured as Dubs and Donoghue stand between Galway and progression

Matthew Tierney in action for the Tribesmen last Saturday. His return further bolsters a much strengthened Galway outfit.

 
The race to stay in the hunt for the Liam MacCarthy Cup has gone to the final round of games in both Leinster and Munster this weekend. Drama is assured as seven counties hope to secure the five remaining places in the latter stages of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship. ...


Lifestyle

Swimming in Salthill

Claude Toft presenting the trophy to Michael Brennan from Taylors Hill after the 1958 race.

Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water as a form of recreation, exercise or survival. It has numerous health benefits and is good for all ages and all levels of fitness. It is among the top public recreational activities. One can ...


Competitions

COMPETITION CLOSED: Enter to win a €250 gift voucher for Thérapie Clinic's new Galway city state-of-the-art clinic

Europe’s No.1 Medical Aesthetic Clinic, Thérapie Clinic, is celebrating the opening of Ireland's largest aesthetic clinic in Edward Square with an exclusive giveaway!! ...


Business

Galway business set for national enterprise awards final

A chocolatier from Galway is set to compete with the country’s best small businesses as one of the Finalists for the National Enterprise Award taking place today Thursday. ...


Jobs

Coping with remote work overload

Leo Clancy, CEO of Enterprise Ireland, which is one of the supporters of the new Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs initiative, and Dr. Anne Cusack, founder of Critical Healthcare who is on the programme's panel.

Q: I’m a member of a remote working team collaborating on a major project – and I’m struggling. It feels like everything has to be scheduled and I never know if people are even concentrating in Zoom meetings. I feel overloaded and I ...


Property

Stunning coastal property benefits from fantastic nearby amenities

Aerial view of the property.

DNG Martin O'Connor Estate Agents are delighted to be instructed in the sale of this stunning coastal residence extending to c. 231 sq.m. in Bunowen Beg, Ballyconneely. ...


Motors

Jaguar unveil 90th anniversary edition F-Pace

Jaguar unveil their 90th anniversary F-Pace with subtle badging and a choice of options including diamond-turned alloy wheels, privacy glass, panoramic roof and 3D Surround Camera technology.

Jaguar intends on becoming an all-electric brand in 2025. But before all that, the luxury automaker is launching a new special edition of one of its most successful vehicles to celebrate 90 years since the company's founding. ...

 

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