Health Minister urged to intervene to find solution to ‘unacceptable’ outpatient gynaecological waiting list

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

A call has been made for the Minister for Health to engage in talks with hospital consultant representatives in a bid to find a speedy solution to the "unacceptable" waiting list for outpatient gynaecological appointments in Galway.

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Stealing of Pride flags was 'deliberate and targeted homophobic attack'

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Six attempts to steal, and prevent the flying of, the Pride flag in Galway were not incidents of boisterous behaviour, but "deliberate and targeted homophobic attacks" on the city's LGBT+ community while it was celebrating Pride.

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Twin cots for UHG's neonatal unit

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Twin babies can continue to experience the closeness they had in the womb now after birth thanks to the introduction of twin cots at University Hospital Galway's neonatal unit.

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Free day out for everybody at the 50 Plus Show

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Lifestyle event for retired and older people, the 50 Plus Show, returns to The Galmont Hotel in Galway on September 3/4.

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Memorial walk celebrates loved ones

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The 14th annual Galway Memorial Walk in aid of Galway Hospice takes place on Sunday September 8.

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New singers wanted to lend voices to Galway choir

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Love singing and want a challenge? Then the Galway Choral Association is now looking new singers, former members, and people who want to return to choral singing.

The association, which is a mixed-voice community choir, has vacancies for men and women who want to sing exciting choral works.

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Public invited to attend seminar on patient involvement in healthcare

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

People interested in discussing patient involvement in health research are invited to attend a seminar on the Challenges and Perspectives of Public and Patient Involvement in Health Economics Research .

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Three charities to benefit from fashion luncheon

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

A fashion show luncheon in partnership with charities Croí, National Breast Cancer Research Institute, and Rosabel’s Rooms, will take place on Sunday September 8 at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

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Rugby community farewells rugby's gentleman

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Irish rugby lost a long-time advocate this week with the passing of Galway's Dr Anthony (Tony) Browne.

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The power of metabolic weight loss

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

With total focus on fixing metabolism, System 10 says it can help transform weight loss, energy, sleep, health and much more.

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Oughterard Show is '56 years in the making'

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The village of Oughterard celebrates 56 years of hosting the Oughterard Agricultural Show in Corribdale Park on Sunday.

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Dáil 100 exhibition launched in Galway as part of 'Dáil100' celebrations

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from Galway is highlighted in an exhibition entitled Dáil 100, which is hosted by the Galway County Council, and which opened this week.

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Celebrate Heritage week at Coole Park

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

A guided walk introducing participants to the delights of Coole Park is among the events taking place at Coole during Heritage Week. The walk, which takes place from 11am to 12.30pm today, will take in the history of the park, its wildlife, landscape, and the walled garden.

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Galway Rape Crisis Centre seeks volunteer support workers

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The Galway Rape Crisis Centre is currently looking for support workers to help victims of sexual assaults.

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Cal for mixed housing in Ballybane development

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is setting up a task force charged with increasing the availability of affordable and social housing units in Galway, and Fine Gael in the east side of the city is calling on him to review the plans for the Ballybane development as part of this.

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Theft of Outboard Engines

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Gardai in Clifden are investigating the theft of a number of outboard boat engines from the Clonbur and Corn na Mona areas between June 27 and July 1. A 5 horsepower two stroke Yamaha engine was taken from the Ferrybridge area near Clonbur between the June 26 and July 1. A 6 horsepower Yamaha stroke engine and a 9.9 horsepower two stroke engine was taken from the Dooras area between 30 June and July 1. If anyone has any information contact Garda Rebecca Nalty at Clifden Garda Station at (095) 22500. Members of the public are asked to report any suspicious activity and boat owners are asked to be vigilant.

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Make a difference - Samaritans launch volunteer recruitment campaign

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Samaritans Ireland is urging Galwegians to get involved with the charity, give something back to the local community, and make a difference to people’s lives.

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'Absolutely disgusting' — Mayor criticises culprits who carried out cemetery vandalism

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Vandalism carried out at Mount St Joseph Cemetery in Rahoon has been described as "absolutely disgusting" by Mayor of the Galway City Council, Mike Cubbard.

Cllr Cubbard's criticism comes after a number of ornaments on graves in Section X of the cemetery had been damaged between the hours of 4.30pm on last Thursday and 8.30am on Friday.

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Join Ronan Scully for final 5k of charity walk

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

One of the west of Ireland's best known charity activists estimates that he will have walked some 10,000 miles in 30 years, when he returns from his latest endeavour, a Bay to Bay Walk from Waterford to Galway, this week. Ronan Scully is asking everyone to join him for the final 5km of his mammoth walk to raise funds for some worthy charities.

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Want to go whale watching next weekend?

Fri, Aug 16, 2019

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group invites you to join them for a land-based whale watch at a local headland between 2:00-5:00 pm on Saturday 24th August.

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