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Family raises over €7,000 for UHG patient comfort fund

An extremely generous gift of €7,330 was recently made to the Oncology Patient Comfort Fund at UHG by a patient’s family, in honour of his memory. The family of Rory McNulty, who had been a patient at St. Joseph’s Ward at the hospital, raised the money in memory of him. The family thanked staff at […] Galway Daily …


€10 million to help community and voluntary groups with energy bills

The government has launched a €10 million fund to help community and voluntary groups with their energy bills. The scheme has been created due to increased energy costs, which are affecting many organisations. It will open for applications next Monday, November 21, and grants will be paid as early as the end of this year. […] Galway Daily …


Disappointment as no return of Ice Skating rink in Salthill this Christmas

The crisis in business and event insurance has struck another popular Galway amenity, with no ice skating coming to the city this Christmas. Galway Skates announced this week that they will be unable to open in Salthill this holiday season, as they’ve not been able to secure insurance. The business was critical of an insurance […] Galway Daily …


Developer seeks to add more bed spaces to Headford Road student accommodation

Planning permission is being sought to enlarge a student accommodation complex that has already been approved, to add 49 more bed spaces. Cleverson Ltd received approval from An Bord Pleanála for 223 bed, student accommodation development on the Headford Road in Galway City in July of 2021. The apartment complex will comprise two seven storey […] Galway Daily …


Galway silverware shines in Scéalta na gCorn

Ask anybody in Ireland about Liam or Sam and the chances are they will know you are referring to the trophies presented to the All-Ireland senior hurling and football champions. But what about the 2,000 other pieces of GAA silverware around the country, how many of us know the stories of these cups, how they […] Galway Daily …


August sees increase of over 300 people on Live Register in West

There was an increase of 306 people on the Live Register in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon in August compared to July. CSO figures show that 18,680 people were on the Live Register in the West region last month compared to 18,374 in July. Nationally, 197,125 people were on the Live Register in August, of whom […] Galway Daily …


Mum Talks announces first meet up in Galway city

Mum Talks has announced that its first Galway meet up will take place on Monday 12 September at the g Hotel in Galway city. Mum Talks supports and empowers women throughout their journey of motherhood with online and in-person meet-ups, events, talks and workshops. The event is designed to help mums from pregnancy, right through […] Galway Daily …


Quality of education being affected by large class sizes

Galway East Sinn Féin’s Louis O’Hara has said that the quality of children’s education in Galway is being affected by large class sizes. He said that countless classes are “far too big, in buildings too small, and not fit for purpose.” O’Hara’s comments come after it was revealed that there were 125 primary school classes […] Galway Daily …


Ticketing details for Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships

The Galway GAA Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club Championships get underway this weekend. Details of all the fixtures for Friday through Monday, along with ticketing information for the Brooks Group Championships have been released by Galway GAA. Match tickets cost €10 if purchased ahead of time, or €15 if you’re buying at the gate. Under […] Galway Daily …


‘My Country is My Prison’ podcast launched by six Galway students

Six students from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway have launched a podcast series titled ‘My Country is My Prison’. The 5-episode podcast series highlights human rights violations perpetrated against women and children in Ireland’s institutions in the 20th century, using international human rights law as an illustrative framework. The Master in […] Galway Daily …