Galway News

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 …


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 …


Spacious period style house in the heart of Salthill Village

A stone’s throw from the sea and located in the heart of beautiful Salthill village, this fantastic period-style house is a unique opportunity for potential buyers to acquire a property in one of the most sought after areas in the West of Ireland.  The Lodge, at 112 Lower Salthill, is a single story house with […] Galway Daily …


Mayoral Reception to honour Owen Ward for breaking down barriers to education

A Mayoral Reception will be held this summer for Galway’s Owen Ward, for his work breaking down barriers to higher education for Irish Travellers and other disadvantaged groups. Owen Ward, then a Professional Master of Education student, became the first member of the Travelling Community elected to the governing body of a university in Ireland […] Galway Daily …


Terraced city house with modern decor and high-potential garden

This terraced property in Bohermore is not only situated in an ideal location in Galway city centre, it also comes with a large rear garden and a beautifully finished interior. The three-bedroom property is located just minutes from Eyre Square in the heart of the city, and it has been newly renovated to a high […] Galway Daily …



Aging water mains being replaced in Galway City

Irish Water has begun replacing a stretch of aging water mains on the east side of Galway City which are prone to frequent leaks and bursts. Work began this week on replacing 120m of problematic water mains on the Old Dublin road in the vicinity of the Moneenageisha Junction which were responsible for frequent outages […] Galway Daily …



2021 Cúírt New Writing Prize winners announced

Bernadette Lynch and Morgan O Connor have been announced as the winners of the 2021 Cúírt New Writing Prize in the poetry and short story categories respectively. The two winners receive a €500 cash prize and the opportunity to read at the Cúirt/Over the Edge New Writing Showcase as part of Cúirt on Thursday April […] Galway Daily …


GMIT hotel school team wins national hospitality award

A team of students from GMIT’s Galway International Hotel School have been declared the winners of a prestigious national hospitality award. The five person team were the winners of the 36th annual National Hospitality Business Management Game attended by tourism and hospitality colleges around Ireland. The winning GMIT team members were Roisin Corrigan (Wicklow), Max Reid […] Galway Daily …