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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 …


Five confirmed COVID-19 cases at UHG

The number of confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalised in Galway has gone up to five people according to the latest figures. All five of the confirmed hospitalizations are at University Hospital Galway as of 8pm on Sunday night. Though the number of hospital patients has increased marginally, there remain no confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients in Intensive […] Galway Daily …


No confirmed COVID patients in the ICU in Galway

There are just three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in hospital in Galway, none of whom are in Intensive Care according to the latest figures. Figures from the HSE as of 8pm on Friday night show that there are three people confirmed to have COVID-19 being treated at UHG, and none at Portiuncula. There are a […] Galway Daily …


One Galway electoral area sees increase in 14-day Covid rate

Just one Local Electoral Area in Co. Galway has seen an increase in their 14-day COVID-19 incidence rate this week, with the other nine LEAs in the county recording a significant drop in their Covid rates since the start of November. The latest data released this evening shows that only Gort-Kinvara LEA has a higher […] Galway Daily …


Decline in COVID-19 hospitalisations in Galway

There has been a significant decrease in the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Galway according to the latest HSE figures. The latest data as of 8pm on Wednesday shows just 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19 between UHG and Portiuncula Hospitals, down from 20 the day before. There are 12 confirmed cases at University […] Galway Daily …


Westmeath woman stole over €1,600 in clothes from Galway stores

A Westmeath woman travelled to Galway City just to steal over €1,600 worth of clothes from two stores back in January. Sandra Covaci (20), with an address in Kilbeggan, Westmeath pleaded guilty to two counts of theft at Galway District Court. The court heard that on January 17 of this year, Garda Laura Devaney received […] Galway Daily …


Swimming pool in Ballinasloe must remain open, say Independent councillors

Two local Independent councillors have called on the Government to step in to ensure Ballinasloe swimming pool stays open, following concerns it could close due to funding issues. Councillors Tim Broderick and Dr Evelyn Parsons have engaged with Galway County Council on keeping the pool open, subject to the latest public health advice, and they […] Galway Daily …


Sixteen Galway childminders awarded €1,000 grants this year

Sixteen childminders in Galway have been awarded grants so far in 2020 – the joint-highest number of any county outside of Dublin. The Galway-based childminders received around €1,000 each under the Childminder Development Grant to improve the quality and safety of the service in their homes. Across the country, 202 people were awarded the grants, […] Galway Daily …


Job vacancy: Leading company in West needs a Catering Equipment Service Manager

Galway job vacancy A leading company headquartered in the West is looking for a Catering Equipment Service Manager to oversee the service of client equipment and manage a team of Service Technicians. This exciting permanent position is based in Galway, and some travel will be involved in the role. Job Responsibilities Manage the Service Department […] Galway Daily …