Galway News

Missing Galway man (64) located safe and well

Bill Hill (64), who was reported missing from Galway City has been located safe and well. Gardaí made a public appeal for information that could help locate Bill on Tuesday, June 1. He had been missing from the Salthill area of Galway City since May 18. This evening, An Garda Síochána said that he has […] Galway Daily …


Gardaí seek help locating missing 70 year old Galway man

Gardaí have made a public appeal for assistance in locating a 70 year old man missing from Galway City. John Joyce (70) was last seen in the Rahoon Road area of Galway at approximately 10pm on Monday, May 31. John is described as being 6’ 2” in height, of slim build with white combed back […] Galway Daily …


Plans for expansion of Parkmore IDA Business Park

IDA Ireland has submitted plans to the county council for the expansion of its Parkmore Business & Technology Park with the construction of an Advance Technology unit. The IDA is seeking planning permission to for a two storey building with 4,542m² of office and light industrial floor space on land at the east end of […] Galway Daily …


City Council seeks reduction in scale of proposed Bohermore hostel

Galway City Council is seeking a reduction in the size of a proposed hostel which would replace Tonery’s Bar in Bohermore. Plans were submitted to the council by Peadar Tonery March for the demolition of Tonery’s Bar and the adjoining garage in Bohermore, and the construction of a hostel and commercial unit on the large […] Galway Daily …


Modern townhouse has one of Galway City’s largest gardens

This beautiful 3 bedroom mid terraced house with a massive garden has been totally refurbished and modernised to provide the ultimate townhouse in the heart of Galway city. O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers will be offering the beautiful No. 139 Bohermore for sale by Live Stream Auction on Friday 4th June. In addition to being fully […] Galway Daily …


Ransomware attack causing serious disruption in Galway hospitals

The ransomware attack against the HSE which prompted the shutdown of IT systems for containment purposed today is causing serious disruptions to hospital services in Galway. People attending University Hospital Galway, Merlin Park Hospital, and Portiuncula University Hospital are being advised to expect delays due to the attack, and some services have seen appointments cancelled. […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: Sharp decline in cases at UHG

There has been a sharp decline in the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 at University Hospital Galway. The latest HSE figures show that there were three confirmed cases hospitalised at University Hospital Galway as of Sunday evening. This is a significant decrease from a steady level of six or seven cases which have been […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 7 deaths nationally and 10 new Galway cases

Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Galway by health officials today, taking the county’s 14-day incidence rate to 89.1 cases per 100,000 people. A total of 418 new cases were reported across the State this evening as well as seven further deaths related to the disease – of which five occurred in […] Galway Daily …


Penneys to offer shopping by appointment before fully reopening

Penneys has announced it will offer shopping by appointment as a temporary measure in all of its Irish stores in the week before it reopens fully. The announcement follows yesterday’s Cabinet agreement on the easing of restrictions which includes click and collect from 10 May and retail fully reopening on 17 May. In a statement […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 21 Galway cases and one death nationally

There have been 21 new cases of COVID-19 reported by health officials in Galway today. NPHET have reported one additional death related to COVID-19 today, and a 437 new cases nationwide. Among the new cases reported today, 76% are in people under the age of 45, and the median age is 29 years old. There […] Galway Daily …