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97 jobs in Galway, Donegal, Kerry approved by Údarás na Gaeltachta board

Projects creating 97 new jobs in Galway, Donegal, and Kerry were approved at the first meeting of the new Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta this week. The new board held its first meeting at the headquarters of Údarás na Gaeltachta in Furbo on Friday. During the meeting, 97 jobs were approved in projects in the […] Galway Daily …


Orange warning for intense rainfall in Galway this afternoon

Met Éireann has issued a status orange warning for Galway and Mayo ahead of intense rainfall this afternoon. The heavy downpours could result in flooding, poor visibility and dangerous travelling conditions. The warning, issued this morning by Met Éireann, will come into effect at 1pm, lasting just four hours. Only Galway and Mayo are affected […] Galway Daily …


Man (60s) involved in serious assault in Westport dies from injuries

Peter McDermott (60s) who had been receiving treatment at Mayo University Hospital following a serious assault in Westport passed away earlier this evening. The State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem will now take place in due course. A family liaison officer has been appointed. Earlier today, a man (20s) who was arrested as part […] Galway Daily …



Free and exclsuive wedding event to take place in Galway City

The red carpet will be rolled out at the Hardiman on Eyre Square for an exclusive wedding event with a difference on Sunday, 20 August from 12pm to 3pm. Sara Kennedy, the creative force behind the hugely popular Irish Wedding Blog, will host a Q&A session and share her vast knowledge and experience on all things […] Galway Daily …


New boathouse facilities planned for Galway Hooker Sailing Club

Galway Hooker Sailing Club are seeking approval from the city council to completely revamp and modernise their facilities on the Corrib. The club has made a planning application to demolish and replace the old boathouse located next to Corrib Village student accommodation complex. They plan to replace the current substandard boathouse with a two storey […] Galway Daily …


Marine Institute appoints Michael Gillooly Interim CEO

The Marine Institute based in Oranmore has announced that Michael Gillooly has been appointed as the interim CEO while the search for a permanent Chief Executive is underway. Mr Gillooly was confirmed as interim CEO of the Marine Institute at a meeting of its Board, following the retirement of Dr Paul Connolly from the role […] Galway Daily …


Road closures for roadworks on two busy city centre junctions

Road closures and other traffic management measures will be in place for roadworks on two Galway City Centre streets this month. The city council is planning to carry out resurfacing works on both Fr Griffin Road and Dominick Street Lower next week. Resurfacing works will be carried out on Fr Griffin Road, at the junction […] Galway Daily …


Miller’s Lane upgrade works completed

Works have now been completed on Miller’s Lane Upgrade, which provides a pedestrian and cycle link between Rahoon Road, Western Distributor Road and Kingston Road. The lane connects the various residential areas and amenities in the locality. The recently completed Millers Lane upgrade will provide off-road walking and cycling routes for residents, and for children […] Galway Daily …


People in Galway urged to conserve water amid dry spell

People in Galway are being urged to be mindful of how much water they use amidst the recent dry spell and warm weather. The current weather has seen demand for water across the county increase significantly leading to production issues at water treatment plants. Eoin Hughes with Uisce Eireann said that extended periods of dry […] Galway Daily …