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Weather Warning: Thunderstorms, hail, and downpours to cap off heatwave

A week of piping hot sun will be capped off with rain and a risk of thunderstorms in Galway as the heatwave comes to an end. Met Eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain on Friday afternoon and evening. Met Eireann is forecasting lightning, hail, and heavy downpours that […] Galway Daily …


Galway software company creating 42 jobs with NUIG partnership

The Galway based company Aró Digital Strategy expects to create 42 new jobs as a result of a new research partnership with NUIG. Twelve of the new positions will be filled this year, with the remaining 30 expected to be filled over the next five years. Aró and the university’s Insight Centre for Data Analytics […] Galway Daily …


Two men sentenced for stealing from church poor box

Two related men who stole money from a church poor box received sentences at Galway District Court recently. Kevin Goldbey (36) and Kenneth Goldbey (38), both of Gaelcarraig Park in Westside, admitted to stealing from St Nicholas Church in Galway City, after originally pleading not guilty. The incident involved €103.25 in cash stolen from the […] Galway Daily …


Racing for Rosabel at the Connacht Hotel

The Galway Races might not be open to crowds in Ballybrit this year, but there will still be plenty of opportunity for men and women not to break out their best and preen. ‘Racing for Rosabel’ in aid of Rosabel’s Rooms is back for its fourth year with a fabulous afternoon planned in the Connacht […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: Health officials report 380 new cases

A total of 380 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the Republic by the Department of Health. There are now 38 people in hospitals across the country with the disease, and the number of people with the virus in ICUs remains unchanged at 13. No figures were provided by health officials for Galway today, […] Galway Daily …


Ireland is losing ground on aviation says Galway senator

Ireland is losing ground on all fronts on aviation and the Government must act to protect this vital national interest, a Galway senator has said. Speaking in the Seanad, Senator Seán Kyne said that late 2019 seems like a different world when the then Government was able to buy the Connemara airport for the PSO […] Galway Daily …


Achievements of NUIG student Owen Ward celebrated at special reception

The achievements of NUI Galway student Owen Ward were celebrated at a special Mayoral reception at Leisureland in Salthill on Friday afternoon. Owen, who is a Galway City native and member of the Irish Traveller community, left school early without a Junior Cert, but after completing the NUI Galway Access Programme he graduated from the […] Galway Daily …


Plans for expansion of Parkmore IDA Business Park

IDA Ireland has submitted plans to the county council for the expansion of its Parkmore Business & Technology Park with the construction of an Advance Technology unit. The IDA is seeking planning permission to for a two storey building with 4,542m² of office and light industrial floor space on land at the east end of […] Galway Daily …


City Council seeks reduction in scale of proposed Bohermore hostel

Galway City Council is seeking a reduction in the size of a proposed hostel which would replace Tonery’s Bar in Bohermore. Plans were submitted to the council by Peadar Tonery March for the demolition of Tonery’s Bar and the adjoining garage in Bohermore, and the construction of a hostel and commercial unit on the large […] Galway Daily …


Modern townhouse has one of Galway City’s largest gardens

This beautiful 3 bedroom mid terraced house with a massive garden has been totally refurbished and modernised to provide the ultimate townhouse in the heart of Galway city. O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers will be offering the beautiful No. 139 Bohermore for sale by Live Stream Auction on Friday 4th June. In addition to being fully […] Galway Daily …