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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 …


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 …



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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …