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Walk-in vaccination clinic continues today

A walk-in vaccination clinic for anyone aged 12 years or older is continuing in Galway today, for a longer period than Saturday. The walk-in vaccination clinic at Ballybrit Racecourse is open for people to get jabbed without an appointment until 4pm today. Anyone aged 12 years or older can get their first dose of the […] Galway Daily …


Book of Condolences opened for Kurdish family killed in tragic crash

An online Book of Condolences has been opened by the Mayor for the Kurdish family killed in a road traffic collision last week. Karzan Sabah, Shahen Qasm and and eight month old baby Lena lost their lives in a multi-vehicle collision on the M6 near Ballinasloe last Thursday evening. Mayor of Galway City Colette Connolly […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,818 confirmed cases reported today

There have been a further 1,818 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today. As of this morning there are 244 people in Ireland hospitalised with COVID, of whom 52 are in the ICU. “While the vaccine programme continues, we need to allow time for the levels of immunity in the community […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,758 cases in Ireland today

There have been a further 1,758 cases of COVID-19 in the state reported by the Department of Health today. As of this morning there were 248 people in the country hospitalised with COVID. Of these, 48 patients are in serious condition in the Intensive Care Unit. Daily case numbers reported today may change in the […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,508 new cases reported today

The Department of Health has reported 1,508 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. As of 8am today, there are 206 people with COVID-19 in hospitals across the State, of whom 33 are in ICU. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, said that COVID-19 is circulating to a significant degree in the community, but the public’s […] Galway Daily …


Just two Galway areas now have COVID rates below national average

Eight of the ten local electoral areas in Galway now have COVID-19 incidence rates higher than the national average, new data has shown. Gort-Kinvara and Loughrea are the only areas with rates lower than Ireland’s average – which was 372 cases per 100,000 people when the data was taken this week. Galway City Central LEA, […] Galway Daily …


Galway siblings have ambitious plans for new home building marketplace

Galway entrepreneurs Eoghain and Ailish Ryan have high ambitions and expectations for their unique new online marketplace for home building and improvements. The siblings, who are also behind the most popular study website for Irish and UK secondary school students iRevise.com, want to take their latest project to Britain and the US in the coming months […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,120 cases notified today

There have been a further 1,120 confirmed cases of COVID-19 notified by NPHET today. As of this morning there were 142 people in Ireland hospitalised with COVID-19, of whom 27 are in the ICU. Vaccination registration for 12-15 years old opened today, for those seeking an mRNA vaccine, and 70% of the population is now […] Galway Daily …


Weather Warning: Thunderstorms, hail, and downpours to cap off heatwave

A week of piping hot sun will be capped off with rain and a risk of thunderstorms in Galway as the heatwave comes to an end. Met Eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain on Friday afternoon and evening. Met Eireann is forecasting lightning, hail, and heavy downpours that […] Galway Daily …


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‘Home’ is an art exhibition hosted by Kinvara Area Visual Artists (KAVA) that features a collection of paintings and drawings based on…