Galway News

Aging water network to be replaced in Ballygar

Almost two and half kilometres of aging, leak prone water mains in the Ballygar area are being replaced to improve the local water network. At the Pound Road junction in Ballygar, Irish Water is replacing 2.4km of aging water mains with modern pipes to cut down on leaks in the old mains. The works, contracted […] Galway Daily …


Exciting new project ‘greens’ the Rocky Road in Westside

Galway City Council has partnered with local residents and young people to ‘green’ the Rocky Road in Westside, transforming it into a vibrant, playful and nature-friendly space for everyone in the community to enjoy. The Council supplied planters and its Parks staff helped local residents and young people plant flowers, fruit trees, strawberry bushes and […] Galway Daily …


Walk-in vaccination clinics continue in Galway this week

Walk-in vaccination clinics for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine without needing an appointment are continuing in Galway this weekend. There will be further walk-in clinics running at the Ballybrit Racecourse vaccination centre from Friday through to Sunday this week. These clinics are open to anyone aged 12 years or older, to receive either their […] Galway Daily …


Home builders in Ireland get the ‘Wow’ factor using Virtual Reality

Thousands of Irish home builders are using Virtual Reality to improve their house design and save time and money. For many people who are building a new home, two dimensional plans of a building can be difficult to visualise. Visualising the actual space that a room will consist of is extremely important for home builders, […] Galway Daily …


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 …


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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New Kirwan Junction comes online from Monday

The new signalised Kirwan Junction of the N6 Bóthar na dTreabh and N84 Headford Road will come into operation starting from tomorrow. The city council has been carrying out works this month to remove and replace the roundabout with the new junction. This has involved multiple temporary road closures and traffic management measures throughout the […] Galway Daily …


Galway software company creating 42 jobs with NUIG partnership

The Galway based company Aró Digital Strategy expects to create 42 new jobs as a result of a new research partnership with NUIG. Twelve of the new positions will be filled this year, with the remaining 30 expected to be filled over the next five years. Aró and the university’s Insight Centre for Data Analytics […] Galway Daily …


Dominick Street Upper set for outdoor dining

Dominick Street Upper will become the latest street in Galway City to be closed every evening to allow for outdoor dining. The street in the West End will be closed to traffic from 6pm to 11pm every day, from Friday 18 June until Thursday 30 September. Dominick Street Upper, which has a number of well-known […] Galway Daily …