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Laughing all the way to The Kings Head with GIAF

The most intimate Festival comedy at its best will happen at The Kings Head this July! The Kings Head has been a venue for lunchtime Comedy during Galway International Arts Festival for over 25 years. This July you can catch some of Ireland’s best comedians up close and personal in the intimate surrounds of The […] Galway Daily …


Berni tells Andy the truth about Briain in Ros na Rún

Berni reveals what Briain did to Andy, Bobbi Lee is fuming at Berni’s deception, and Mack wants Niall to let loose one last time in Ros na Rún. Berni tells Andy that Briain raped her, which is why she doesn’t want him to have anything to do with her child. Andy is out for blood, […] Galway Daily …


Man punched out participant in street fight he was refereeing

A man refereeing a street fight, who instead ended up punching out one of the participants, got a jail sentence at Galway District Court. Michael McDonagh, of 6 Fana Glas, Ballybane, received a seven month prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges of violent disorder and assault causing harm. Garda Aidan Nally told the court […] Galway Daily …


Cell Explorers celebrates 10 years of science

The Galway based Cell Explorers programme is celebrating ten years of informing, inspiring and involving the public in hands-on modern biology. First created in 2012 by founding director Dr Muriel Grenon and ten project students, Cell Explorers was piloted with funding from the EXPLORE Innovation initiative. This was a project by NUI Galway and its […] Galway Daily …


Spiddal based writer receives special mention at EU literature awards

An Spidéal based writer Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin’s novel MADAME LAZARE has been awarded a ‘Special Mention’ by the European Union Prize for Literature Awards. The novel, published by Connemara’s Barzaz, was one of 14 shortlisted titles from across Europe at a ceremony in Paris on Friday. It is the first ever novel written in Irish […] Galway Daily …


Government criticised for not extending fuel allowance

Roscommon-Galway TD Claire Kerrane has criticised the government for not extending the Fuel Allowance. The Fuel Allowance season ended yesterday, Friday, but Deputy Kerrane has been urging the government to extend the season by six weeks due to the cost of living crisis. She said that people are under huge pressure to pay their fuel […] Galway Daily …


Emergency services attend gorse fire in Connemara

Fire services are dealing with a gorse fire in Connemara today. Units from the Carraroe and Clifden services were dispatched to a gorse fire in the Carna area. It is believed that the fire developed on Saturday and was monitored overnight, before services attended today Galway Daily …


Galway slow fashion brand launches pop up in Paris

Galway slow fashion brand Mise Tusa has launched a pop-up at the iconic Jardin du Palais Royal in Paris in line with Paris Fashion week. The mother-daughter duo behind the brand say that they hope it is the first of many, with Tokyo and New York also on their bucket list. The pop-up will run […] Galway Daily …


Funding approved for flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest

Galway County Council has been allocated funding of €40,253 for a revised study and flood relief works at Roxborough, Kilchreest. Galway East TD Seán Canney received confirmation from Minister Patrick O’Donovan that he has today approved the council’s application for funding. He said that he is ‘delighted’ to see funding of this nature still being […] Galway Daily …


Weather warning issued as Storm Dudley to hammer west of Ireland

Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for Galway as Storm Dudley is set to bring fierce winds to the west of Ireland this week. A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, and Donegal from noon Wednesday to the same time Thursday. Westerly winds associated with Storm Dudley will reach […] Galway Daily …