Galway News

Spiddal based writer receives special mention at EU literature awards

An Spidéal based writer Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin’s novel MADAME LAZARE has been awarded a ‘Special Mention’ by the European Union Prize for Literature Awards. The novel, published by Connemara’s Barzaz, was one of 14 shortlisted titles from across Europe at a ceremony in Paris on Friday. It is the first ever novel written in Irish […] Galway Daily …


Efforts underway to fill vacant council ground staff positions in Tuam area

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Efforts are underway to fill a number of vacant council ground staff positions for the Tuam area. The council’s Director for the Municipal District of Tuam, Mr. Derek Pender, informed the Tuam area representatives that job interviews would be held early in June to offset the shortfall in general operatives […] Galway Bay FM …


Government criticised for not extending fuel allowance

Roscommon-Galway TD Claire Kerrane has criticised the government for not extending the Fuel Allowance. The Fuel Allowance season ended yesterday, Friday, but Deputy Kerrane has been urging the government to extend the season by six weeks due to the cost of living crisis. She said that people are under huge pressure to pay their fuel […] Galway Daily …



Emergency services attend gorse fire in Connemara

Fire services are dealing with a gorse fire in Connemara today. Units from the Carraroe and Clifden services were dispatched to a gorse fire in the Carna area. It is believed that the fire developed on Saturday and was monitored overnight, before services attended today Galway Daily …


FOOTBALL: Five Galway Players Among Seven for NUIG on Sigerson Cup Team of the Year

Five Galway players have been selected on the 2022 Sigerson Cup Football Team of the Year. Champions NUIG are represented by Moycullen duo Eoin and Sean Kelly, Oughterard’s Matthew Tierney and Corofin’s Gavin Burke. Oranmore/Maree’s Conor Carroll is between the sticks, and the college has seven players in total with Roscommon’s Cathal Heneghan and Mayo’s […] Galway Bay FM …


Leisure Leagues

Leisure Leagues are bringing a brand new 6 a side league to Galway/Mervue in order to provide footballing opportunities to the local…


Galway slow fashion brand launches pop up in Paris

Galway slow fashion brand Mise Tusa has launched a pop-up at the iconic Jardin du Palais Royal in Paris in line with Paris Fashion week. The mother-daughter duo behind the brand say that they hope it is the first of many, with Tokyo and New York also on their bucket list. The pop-up will run […] Galway Daily …


Tánaiste highly critical of ESB over situation at Derrybrien Wind Farm

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Tánaiste has sharply criticised the ESB over the situation at Derrybrien Wind Farm in South Galway. It’s after An Bord Pleanala refused substitute consent for the development – which has seen the farm shut down operations in recent weeks. Since 2019, the state is paying €15 thousand in EU […] Galway Bay FM …


Funding approved for flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest

Galway County Council has been allocated funding of €40,253 for a revised study and flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest. Galway East TD Seán Canney received confirmation from Minister Patrick O’Donovan that he has today approved the council’s application for funding. He said that he is ‘delighted’ to see funding of this nature still being […] Galway Daily …