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Galway City LCDC approves grants worth €55,368

Galway City Local Community Development Committee has approved grants totalling €55,368 to a wide range of local groups and organisations in Galway City. The funding under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2020 will support a number of small scale capital projects and larger capital projects. Twenty-five projects have been approved funding for a variety projects […] …


Coronavirus: 208 new cases, no further deaths

No further deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported today, but 208 new cases have been confirmed in the State. Over half of the new cases are in Dublin (108), while there are 18 in Louth, 12 in Donegal, ten in Meath, nine in Kildare, eight in Waterford, seven in Cork, six in Limerick […] …


Coronavirus: 2 further deaths & 159 new COVID cases

NPHET has confirmed that there have been two further COVID related deaths in the Republic, as well as 159 new COVID-19 cases. Almost half of the new cases are in Dublin (75), while ten cases are in Louth, six in Cork, six in Donegal, six in Meath, five in Laois and five in Wexford. The […] …


NUI Galway to welcome 3,500 first years after exceptional year

CAO points have risen in all four colleges at NUI Galway, as the University prepares to welcome 3,500 First Year students later this month. The University made an extra 190 offers to CAO applicants, as demand for popular programmes intensified after the increases in CAO points. President of NUI Galway Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, congratulated […] …


Trail of damage lead to truck that hit family home

A trail of destruction led right to a truck that backed into the front door of a family home, and caused much other damage before being abandoned by its driver. Brendan O’Shaughnessy, with an address at Balrobuck, Corrandulla, was convicted in his absence of multiple road traffic offences dating back to 2017 at Galway District […] …


Coronavirus: No further COVID deaths reported for 18th day

No additional deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported again today, meaning the total number of confirmed and possible coronavirus deaths in the State remains 1,777. NPHET confirmed 102 new cases today, of which 75% are under 45 years of age. Six of these cases are in Galway – where there have been 22 cases […] …


Galway homeowners urged to avail of grants for energy upgrades

Homeowners in Galway have been urged to avail of Government funded grants for home energy upgrades as we head into the winter. SEAI has individual grants for insulation, renewable home heating, heating controls, and solar PV. The grants are fixed amounts ranging from €400 up to €6,000 depending on the works to be undertaken and […] …


Coronavirus: 98 new cases in 20 counties including Galway

Ninety-eight new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by NPHET today – but no deaths were reported today. It has now been over two weeks since someone has died with COVID-19 in the Republic. The 98 new cases today are spread across 20 counties, including Galway where there have been 517 cases as of midnight […] …


Galway woman is sole survivor of tragic crash in Co Donegal last night

A Galway woman was the sole survivor of a car accident in Co Donegal last night which tragically killed her husband and two children. Geraldine Mullan (nee Connaughton) from Williamstown was travelling in the car with her family when it went off the road into Lough Foyle at around 10pm yesterday. Her husband John was […] …