Bundee bags top gong as he is named Rugby Writers Men’s Player of The Year

Thu, Jan 11, 2024

Ireland and Connacht centre, Bundee Aki was last night (Wednesday) named the Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Men’s Players of The Year respectively. These awards acknowledge their achievements and consistent performances throughout the 2022/2023 season for both club and country.

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Galway maintains clean status in latest litter league table

Thu, Jan 11, 2024

Galway city saw one of its best results yet in the lastest IBAL litter rankings, maintaining its status at 19th place in the list of 40 towns and cities inspected during the final quarter of 2023.

The survey, published this week, saw the city centre get a top litter grade in 15 of the 25 sites inspected.

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New bus routes need to be used, says councillor

Thu, Dec 28, 2023

New bus routes introduced recently will need to have good usage if they are to be maintained, a local councillor has warned.

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Guidelines for new IVF programme do not ‘reflect the reality of infertility in Ireland’

Thu, Jul 27, 2023

New IVF funding programme comes with ‘discriminatory’ and out-of-touch criteria, that excludes most seeking the treatment and leaves them asking, ‘What’s wrong with us?’, says Galway mother who has spent €24,000 on IVF cycles.

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Inis Mór half marathon taking place next week to buy Mater ventilators

Thu, Apr 13, 2023

With the Aer Arann Islands Half Marathon set to take place on April 22, the Mater Public Hospital is calling on people to walk, jog or run on the beautiful island of Inis Mór and help raise funds for critical care facilities at the hospital.

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‘Shock, numbness and a feeling of despair’ hangs over Headford

Thu, Apr 13, 2023

The area of Headford has been described as a place filled with ‘shock, numbness and a feeling of despair’ following the deaths of two young teenagers, Lukas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan in a road traffic accident on Monday.

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Galway Wind Park to host climate-smart EU rewilding project

Thu, Apr 13, 2023

Galway Wind Park has been chosen as one of eight sites across Europe to host an ambitious new €8.5 million rewilding project which aims to find solutions to the threats caused by climate change and biodiversity loss.

The wildE project, funded by the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, aims to develop climate-smart rewilding initiatives in eight sites across the European Union.

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University of Galway programme gives a taste of what it is like to work in healthcare

Thu, Feb 09, 2023

University of Galway’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences will hold an interactive taster programme for transition year students, offering hands-on experience of how healthcare teams work together.

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University of Galway announces state of the art Water Sports Centre

Thu, Feb 09, 2023

University of Galway has been given the green light for a state of the art Water Sports Centre following the approval for planning by Galway City Council.

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Fatal crash car had travelled 2km in wrong direction, inquest told

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

A car which collided with another, killing a family of three and its own driver had travelled 2km in the wrong direction before the impact, an inquest was told this week.

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Galway company to create 50 new jobs at its Claregalway facility

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Galway has been given a jobs boost this week with Xerotech, a leading supplier of advanced battery systems, expandng its operations in the county.

The Claregalway-based manufacturing company is planning to take on an additional 50 workers by the end of this year, having already increased its workforce since 2020.

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Calls for State intervention as rents hit record high

Thu, Aug 11, 2022

In Galway city, rents have risen by 16.4 per cent in the last year and the average rent is now €1,663, according to the latest Daft.ie rental report. In County Galway, market rents were on average 12.4 per cent higher in the second quarter of 2022 compared to last year. The average listed rent is now €1,184, up 132 per cent from its lowest point.

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Good fortune rains down on Galway’s latest lotto winners

Thu, Aug 11, 2022

Lotto tickets are selling fast in Newspoint Newsagents at the Galway Shopping Centre following a recent €5,541,001 jackpot win.

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‘I would never have thought that such trouble would come to my home’ - Ukraine native speaks of the impact of war

Thu, Mar 03, 2022

A Ukrainian woman who has made her home in Galway spoke this week of her fears for her family following the Russian invasion of her native country.

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Your quick guide to the changes announced by An Taoiseach

Fri, May 28, 2021

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New public health measures announced: The Path Ahead

Thu, Apr 29, 2021

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Ireland placed on Level 3 of the Plan for Living with COVID with special measures for a safe Christmas

Fri, Nov 27, 2020

The Government has today agreed the approach for easing restrictions, including a phased move to Level 3 nationally, with a number of exceptions in place for the Christmas period.

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West region accounts for just four per cent of all cases in the country

Thu, May 21, 2020

A total of 1,060 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the HSE West region, according to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre’s latest Covid-19 epidemiology report. This figure represents 4.9 per cent of the overall number of cases in the country.

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Parades cancelled as Government announces response to COVID-19 threat

Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Following a meeting of the special Cabinet Committee on Covid-19 today, the Government has decided on the next phase of Ireland’s response to the global and national public health emergency arising from Covid-19.

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More than a thousand Galwegians sign cards in support of Julian Assange

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

More than 1,000 postcards, addressed to the British home secretary, calling for extradition charges against Julian Assange to be dropped, have been signed by Galwegians.

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