Galway News

One change to Galway U20 hurling side against Kilkenny

Only one change has been made to the lineup of the U20 Galway hurling team which will face off against Kilkenny this evening. Galway and Kilkenny will play at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise on Friday evening, with the match starting at 7:30pm. In the only change to the starting lineup from the squad that played […] Galway Daily …




Full list of GAA matches and programmes on TG4 over Christmas

TG4’s live Gaelic Games coverage continues this weekend with action from the Bord Gáis Energy U20 Hurling Championship and the Electric Ireland Provincial Minor Football and Hurling Championships. The full list of matches is as follows: Friday 11 December Bord Gais Energy Leinster U20 Hurling Quarter Final, Laois v Galway, MW Hire O’Moore Park (7.30pm […] Galway Daily …



Galway Simon gets approval to build apartments for older people

The Galway Simon Community has been granted approval for a new housing project for older people with mobility issues. Planning permission has been granted for the demolition of a derelict building at 111 Upper Newcastle, and the construction of a new apartment building in its place. The building will contain ten one-bedroom apartments specifically designed […] Galway Daily …


County Council and Oughterard shops work together on road safety campaign

Galway County Council is teaming up with local retailers in Oughterard for a road safety campaign heading into the winter nights. For this ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign the county council is distributing free high visibility vests from four stores in Oughterard. The free vests, meant to ensure that cyclists are pedestrians are visible to […] Galway Daily …


Slight increase in Covid rate in three local areas

Just three Local electoral areas in the county have seen an increase in their 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate, according to new data released this evening. All three LEAs in Galway city saw an increase in their 14-day rate this week, but the incidence rate fell across the other seven LEAs in the county. Galway City […] Galway Daily …


Local nursing home breaches multiple health regulations

A nursing home near Ballinasloe was found to be non-compliant with 23 health regulations after a risk inspection was carried out by HIQA during the summer. A HIQA report published yesterday contains a number of significant concerns about Kiltormer Nursing Home in Ballinasloe, which is run by D & G Nursing Home Limited. During the […] Galway Daily …


NUI Galway student to feature in new RTÉ documentary, My Uni Life

NUI Galway student Róisín Farragher will feature in a new five-part series ‘My Uni Life’, which begins on Friday evening on RTÉ One. Filmed over the past 12 months, the series gives an insight into the lives of seven students across the country who have a unique journey to a university education, as they navigate […] Galway Daily …