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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 …


COVID-19: Sharp decline in cases at UHG

There has been a sharp decline in the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 at University Hospital Galway. The latest HSE figures show that there were three confirmed cases hospitalised at University Hospital Galway as of Sunday evening. This is a significant decrease from a steady level of six or seven cases which have been […] Galway Daily …


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 …