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City sports clubs invited to apply for grant funding

Sports Clubs in Galway City are being invited to apply for funding from the city council under the annual grant scheme. The city council has €130,000 available to distribute under the Sports Club Grant Scheme for 2021. Clubs can each receive a capital grant of up to €3,500 under the scheme, which is delivered in […] Galway Daily …


Aging water network to be replaced in Ballygar

Almost two and half kilometres of aging, leak prone water mains in the Ballygar area are being replaced to improve the local water network. At the Pound Road junction in Ballygar, Irish Water is replacing 2.4km of aging water mains with modern pipes to cut down on leaks in the old mains. The works, contracted […] Galway Daily …


Extra train and buses added for Connacht’s Aviva fixture

Rugby fans looking forward to a trip to Aviva Stadium to support Connacht later this month will be happy to hear about the transport options added for the match. Connacht Rugby have said that buses will be in place for fans to get to and from Aviva, along with an extra train for the journey […] Galway Daily …


Exciting new project ‘greens’ the Rocky Road in Westside

Galway City Council has partnered with local residents and young people to ‘green’ the Rocky Road in Westside, transforming it into a vibrant, playful and nature-friendly space for everyone in the community to enjoy. The Council supplied planters and its Parks staff helped local residents and young people plant flowers, fruit trees, strawberry bushes and […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,271 new cases today with 297 cases in hospitals

The Department of Health has reported 1,271 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. As of 8am today, 297 people with COVID-19 are in hospitals across the country, of whom 59 are in intensive care units. The latest HSE data shows the number of COVID patients at University Hospital is 13, with two confirmed cases in […] Galway Daily …


Galway remains county with lowest median age of COVID cases

Galway remains the county with the lowest median age of COVID cases in Ireland – three years younger than any other county in the State. The median age of the 17,116 cases recorded here is just 27, while the next lowest in the country is Limerick at 30. A total of 133 people have died […] Galway Daily …


No change in city traffic levels as restrictions ease

Monday saw a large change in easing of public health restrictions, but if there were more people out and about, it wasn’t reflected in the traffic levels of Galway City. From Monday, a phased return to offices was set to begin, as advice no longer recommended working from home, and allowing organised indoor activities meant […] Galway Daily …


Forests near Ballinasloe getting upgrades to walking trails

Tourists and local in East Galway will get to better enjoy walking trails in nearby forests, with funding allocated for improvement works. Galway TD Denis Naughten said that €11,000 has been allocated for upgrades works at two Coillte forests near Ballinasloe. €7,000 has been allocated to replace the foot bridge in Aghrane/Ballygar forest, along with […] Galway Daily …


Walk-in vaccination clinics continue in Galway this week

Walk-in vaccination clinics for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine without needing an appointment are continuing in Galway this weekend. There will be further walk-in clinics running at the Ballybrit Racecourse vaccination centre from Friday through to Sunday this week. These clinics are open to anyone aged 12 years or older, to receive either their […] Galway Daily …


Home builders in Ireland get the ‘Wow’ factor using Virtual Reality

Thousands of Irish home builders are using Virtual Reality to improve their house design and save time and money. For many people who are building a new home, two dimensional plans of a building can be difficult to visualise. Visualising the actual space that a room will consist of is extremely important for home builders, […] Galway Daily …