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Council rules mural on hostel wall can stay in place

Galway City Council will allow a large mural to remain on the side of a hostel on Forster Street, because it will only be for a limited period and is not located within an Architectural Conservation Area.

Fred Fullard of Snoozles had sought permission to retain the hot air balloon mural

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‘Out of hours’ work warning served on Westwood builders

Galway City Tribune – Failure to adhere to planning restrictions has led to an Enforcement Notice being served on the developers of student accommodation on the site of the former Westwood Hotel in Dangan.

The Galway City Tribune has learned that construction works were taking place

today 06:43
Burglars cut through wall of Currys store

Gardaí investigating the burglary of phones and computers worth in the region of €11,000 from Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the city last weekend believe that a fair degree of planning was involved in the crime.

The two-man gang are understood to have used cutting equipment

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Sex offenders will be treated beside primary school

Galway City Tribune – The HSE has confirmed it will hold appointments for outpatients with psychiatric issues – including sex offenders and violent criminals – in new offices overlooking a city primary school.

Around 80 staff from the HSE’s former Mental Health Services

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Connacht Tribune – part of Galway’s fabric for 110 years

This week marks 110 years since the very first edition of the Connacht Tribune – entering the world at a time of great political uncertainty and economic difficulty…proving that, while the years go by, nothing really changes.

That first edition was published on May 22 1909 from a

yesterday 07:37
Gardiner by name – and by nature

Most of us struggle to keep the grass mown and the weeds at bay – but imagine if your job was to look after 36 gardens in tip-top condition…as thousands of enthusiasts clambered through just to see them!

That’s the job of the appropriately named Kerrie Gardiner who is at the heart of

yesterday 07:37
President resigns from GMIT post

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) is on the lookout for its fourth president this decade after it was confirmed this week that Dr Fergal Barry has stepped down.

Dr Barry has been on extended sick leave since last summer. On Tuesday, in an email to staff, Chairman of GMIT’s

yesterday 07:37
Galway goes to the polls

An estimated 100,000 voters across the county and city are expected to go to the polls tomorrow to elect a staggering 57 councillors to two local authorities.

And both Galway County Council and Galway City Council are set for some sweeping given the number not seeking re-election and those

yesterday 07:37
King-size count awaits

The map shows three of the seven LEAs in Co Galway

The map shows three of the seven LEAs in Co Galway

Boundary changes to local electoral areas introduced since the last local elections in 2014 received a disgruntled response from public representatives and some candidates believes

2019-05-22 12:10
HSE staff fall foul of recruitment ban

A total of 18 agency staff have been let go from University Hospital Galway following a diktat to implement a ‘recruitment pause’ for three months due to a budget overrun.

But the national moratorium has also caused a delay in finalising appointments for vacancies – three

2019-05-20 09:10
Ryans keep it in the family

One of the oldest family-run businesses in Galway has just been joined by members of its fourth generation.

Anthony Ryans, the fashion and homeware department store which opened its doors in 1909, has just doubled its family involvement with the introduction of brothers Joseph and Anthony

2019-05-20 09:10
Pub owner fined for after hours

A city centre publican was fined €400 at Galway District Court for allowing patrons on his premises after hours.

Tom Callinan of The Skeffington Arms, Eyre Square, pleaded guilty to having people on his premises at 12.45am on July 16 last.

Sergeant Brendan Moore told the Court that

2019-05-20 09:10
2,500 euros worth of shopping vouchers to be won!

At the Connacht Tribune, we are seeking to better understand our readers with regard to their property plans and any home improvement projects over the next 12 months.

This short survey will take no longer than 10 minutes to complete and all replies will be entered into a draw for a 50

2019-05-18 11:58
Farmers demand development prices for cemetery lands

Galway farmers are demanding development prices for lands that the County Council require to carry out vital extensions to cemeteries.

And it has been suggested that Galway County Council embark on the compulsory purchase of lands that are needed to extend graveyards in situations where no

2019-05-18 08:49
Parting shot at fired at HSE boss

A former chairman of the HSE West Regional Health Forum has claimed the boss of the Saolta hospital group treated the body with contempt for the past five years.

Fine Gael Councillor Padraig Conneely used his final meeting sitting on the forum before his retirement from local politics to

2019-05-18 08:49
Businesses happy with progress of Shop St surface works

Galway City Tribune – Business leaders have praised the progress of the large-scale construction work currently being carried out on Shop Street’s cobbles.

Galway City Business Association member Anthony Ryan, the Managing Director of Anthony Ryans said: “The works absolutely had

2019-05-17 08:40
Daily News
Do you struggle to get good Broadband in your area? Imagine Broadband is the solution you are looking for!
Lack of availability of broadband in rural Ireland is a front and centre issue. It’s gaining particular attention in the run up to the local elections with candidates on doorsteps listing it as a key concern - that is where Imagine comes in.
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Galway youth honoured with cross-channel Player of the Year award

A talented Galway soccer player has been chosen as the Premier League 2’s – the English top flight’s U23 equivalent–  Player of the Year.

And in a further boost to the career of Aaron Connolly, he has been included in the Ireland U21 squad for the upcoming Toulon

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Applications open for Marie Mullen Bursary

Druid Theatre has announced details of the second Marie Mullen Bursary, which open to female theatre artists working in Ireland in the fields of design, directing and dramaturgy.

Named after actor and Druid co-founder Marie Mullen, the award is intended to address the historic imbalance of

today 06:43
Who can’t organise a party in Galway?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley

Dreamt I was made CEO of Galway Capital of Culture 2020. Cripes! I know nothing about how to run a festival. Going to need help, so thank goodness I’m dealing with a city crammed to the cracks with arts administrators, theatre directors, musicians,

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Eligible Eddie is spoken for – just don’t tell the voters!

Bradley Bytes – a political column with Dara Bradley 

“Hasn’t Maria a lovely dress on her,” asked Roscommon-based senator, Frankie Feighan to nobody in particular during a Fine Gael canvass of the city for Maria Walsh, the party’s second European election candidate in

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Abba Esque live show

It is now 45 years since Abba won the Eurovision, with one of the most successful songs of all time, ‘Waterloo’. The single became a No. 1 hit in several countries and went on to sell nearly six million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles in history.

At the 50th

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Play of Light at Kenny Gallery

The Artist at 80: Play of Light is the title of an exhibition of new paintings by Anna Marie Leavy, which is currently showing at the city’s Kenny Gallery. Donegal-born Anna Marie, who has spent most of her life in Mullingar, has always loved nature and this is reflected in her work,

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Faherty on target in valuable home win for Galway United

Galway United 2

Longford Town 1

EVER since the return of Galway United there has been a big rivalry with Longford Town; the clubs were promoted together, fought off relegation together and battled for top honours last season but, unfortunately, the men from the Midlands always seem

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Latest news from Galway
today 11:19 Do you struggle to get good Broadband in your area? Imagine Broadband is the solution you are looking for!
today 10:55 Galway youth honoured with cross-channel Player of the Year award
today 06:43 Applications open for Marie Mullen Bursary
today 06:43 Who can’t organise a party in Galway?
today 06:43 Eligible Eddie is spoken for – just don’t tell the voters!
today 06:43 Abba Esque live show
today 06:43 Play of Light at Kenny Gallery
today 06:43 Faherty on target in valuable home win for Galway United
today 06:43 Corofin set out on quest for magnificent seven-in-a-row of senior titles
today 06:43 Council rules mural on hostel wall can stay in place
today 06:43 ‘Out of hours’ work warning served on Westwood builders
today 06:43 Burglars cut through wall of Currys store
today 06:43 Sex offenders will be treated beside primary school
yesterday 13:16 Audi A4 celebrates its 25th birthday
yesterday 12:13 Tremendous variety of properties at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction
yesterday 07:37 Large side garden offers potential
yesterday 07:37 Connacht Tribune – part of Galway’s fabric for 110 years
yesterday 07:37 Gardiner by name – and by nature
yesterday 07:37 President resigns from GMIT post
yesterday 07:37 Galway goes to the polls
yesterday 06:34 Rebels underline how quickly a reputation can be restored
yesterday 06:34 Go-ahead for mart fencing but height must be reduced
yesterday 06:34 Sheep woes as factories chop Spring lamb prices
yesterday 06:34 Penthouse with large balcony in Barna
yesterday 06:34 Galway In Days Gone By
yesterday 06:34 Toyota’s hybrid switch shows how green is the new route for big players
yesterday 06:34 Always appreciate the value of having good neighbours
yesterday 06:34 United vision offers bright future for Lough Corrib
yesterday 06:34 Sporting fans like to sing to a different sort of tune
yesterday 06:34 West may provide the litmus test of European elections
yesterday 06:34 Arts Festival has supporters walking on air
yesterday 06:34 Single success shows it’s Fallen Lights’ time to shine
yesterday 06:34 Company enters new dimension
yesterday 06:34 School in a different class
yesterday 06:34 Lively Galway juniors make short work of limited Sligo
yesterday 06:34 Hurlers searching for best form ahead of home battle with Wexford
yesterday 01:43 NUI Galway launches two new postgraduate programmes in artificial intelligence
yesterday 01:43 Galway hurlers need a convincing win when Wexford visit on Sunday
yesterday 01:43 Volvo crowned most dependable premium brand
yesterday 01:43 Chinese thriller at the Pálás
yesterday 01:43 Who will be returned as MEPs for Midlands-North-West?
2019-05-22 13:13 Mike paints the signs of our lives
2019-05-22 13:13 Silke shines as second half blitz sends Galway into final
2019-05-22 13:13 Tuam brothers in TV battle to win Ireland’s most talented family title
2019-05-22 13:13 St Pat’s Quiz Book scoops national Junior Entrepreneur Award
2019-05-22 12:10 King-size count awaits
2019-05-22 11:59 PAIN AFTER SHINGLES CAN LAST FOR YEARS – STUDIES SHOW MICRO-IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP
2019-05-22 11:59 INDEPENDENT COUNCILLOR NOEL LARKIN - YOUR VOICE!
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