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TY students take part in 5-week law programme by Bar of Ireland

Transition Year students from Galway and across Ireland are taking part in the Bar of Ireland’s annual ‘Look into Law’ Programme which kicked off last week. The programme, now in its sixth year, has a schedule of recorded webcasts and content aimed at giving TY students a first-hand look at the life of a barrister […] Galway Daily …


Three COVID-19 deaths recorded in Galway last week

Three people died in Galway from COVID-19 between 12 February and 19 February, taking the overall number of Covid deaths here since the start of the pandemic to 95. This was a significant decrease in deaths compared to previous weeks – the first week in February saw a total of 24 Covid deaths in Galway, […] Galway Daily …


Four bedroom city house has great renovation potential

For house hunters looking for an ideal family home or gilt edged investment opportunity, this exceptional four bed detached home in Galway city might tick all the boxes. O’Donnellan & Joyce is auctioning 18 Sylvan Drive this Friday, 26 February 2021 at 12pm noon by live stream auction, with an advised minimum value of €330,000. […] Galway Daily …


NUIG Students’ Union to hold series of events to mark SHAG Week

A series of online events will be held by NUIG Students’ Union over the coming days to mark Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) Week. The events will look at key issues impacting on the sexual health and wellbeing of students including sexual self confidence, contraception, STIs, safe online sex and sexual education reform. Among […] Galway Daily …


Warning of scammers claiming to be from the Revenue

The Revenue Commissioners have warned of fresh scams seen lately where fraudsters claim to be from the Revenue. The scams involve people sending texts that claim to come from the Revenue seeking people’s personal information. The Revenue is reminding people that it never sends emails or text messages that require people to send personal information […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 31 cases in Galway hospitals, 9 in Intensive Care

There were 31 people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Galway as of Wednesday night, of whom 9 were in the Intensive Care. The latest figures from the HSE show that University Hospital Galway is treating 27 COVID-19 patients, and there are another four confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital. Of those, 8 patients at UHG are in […] Galway Daily …


HID Global to create over 100 new jobs in Galway with new HQ

HID Global has announced it is on track to open its Centre of Excellence in Galway city this year, which will create over 100 jobs in the coming years. The company, which currently employs 180 people, will move its operations to the new facility in Mervue Business Park by the end of 2022. HID Global […] Galway Daily …


Detached city house has stunning garden

This large detached house originally built in 1954 is located in one of Galway’s most sought after residential locations – and has abundant potential for redevelopment to create a magnificent family home. Located on the Kingston Road overlooking the Galway Bay Golf Club greenways, the house boasts fantastic views of Galway Bay and the Clare […] Galway Daily …


Median age of Galway’s Covid cases continues to rise

The median age of coronavirus cases in Co. Galway has risen again in the latest data released by the CSO. The median age of COVID–19 cases in the county was 33 when the data was taken in the third week of January, up from 31 the week before. At the beginning of December the median […] Galway Daily …


81 people report side effects after getting COVID vaccine in Ireland

Out of tens of thousands of people who received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine before 11 January, just 81 reported side effects, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has said this evening. Chief Executive of HPRA Dr Lorraine Nolan reassured people today that they were generally consistent with the known and anticipated side effects which emerged during […] Galway Daily …