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Passing of colourful councillor marks the end of an era

When I first started covering local council meetings here in Galway city and county, there were a lot of serious players on board. Heavy hitters who as soon as a meeting was over, would head to Dublin to make or take decisions in a higher forum. They looked and sounded serious. They were like Abbey repertoire actors let loose on touring the carnival tents and halls of rural Ireland. They knew how to play to the gallery and how to ensure their survival in an animalistic political arena. It was in the chambers of the councils that they fine-tuned their roar for the national stage.

Athlone man deemed unfit to undergo trial

 

Galwayman jailed for weekly rape of his foster sister

A Galway man has been sentenced to seven and half years in prison for the weekly rape of his foster sister more than 10 years ago.

Last chance saloon for Connacht

Connacht's slim Champions Cup hopes will be in the "last chance saloon" in Liberty Stadium this evening.

Last chance saloon for Connacht

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Connacht's slim Champions Cup hopes will be in the "last chance saloon" in Liberty Stadium tomorrow evening (Friday).

Final payment of €10m approved for Straide girl with cerebral palsy

A Straide girl with cerebral palsy has secured a €10 million lump sum payment under a final settlement of her action against the HSE over the circumstances of her birth at Mayo General Hospital.

Galwayman who brought shotgun to daughter’s bedroom when he abused her is jailed for ten years

A Galwayman who brought a shotgun to his nine year old daughter’s bedroom when he sexually abused her has been given a eleven and a half year sentence.

Teacher brings High Court challenge against transfer from county school

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A Co Galway-based secondary school teacher has launched a High Court challenge against her proposed transfer from the school she has taught at for 17 years to another school.

Grandmother jailed for role in fraud that targeted Galway jewellers

A UK grandmother has been jailed for one year for her role in a gang of fraudsters who travelled to Ireland on weekends to buy high value items using fake credit cards.

Grandmother facing jail sentence for fraud which targeted Galway city centre jewellers

A UK grandmother is facing jail for her role in a gang of fraudsters who travelled to Ireland on weekends to buy high value items using fake credit cards.

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