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COPE Galway refuge Modh Eile to open next winter
The transformation of the former Magdalene Laundry at Forster Street is to commence inside the next four weeks, and be transformed into a comfortable refuge set to open for use by COPE Galway before Christmas 2019. ...
2018-11-09 16:59 open_in_new
Top three second hand cars to buy in 2019
Halloween has passed and everyone is now gearing up for Christmas and the New Year. Of course Christmas is about buying presents for family and friends so it is likely that treats for yourself will have to be put off until 2019. ...
2018-11-09 12:16 open_in_new
'We got a fantastic response from cartoonists internationally'
Galway’s second Cartoon Festival kicks off this weekend on Saturday, and last year’s little acorn has already had an impressive growth spurt. Last year the festival was confined to two venues, whereas this year’s event features work by more than 70 cartoonists from all around the world which will be on show in a minimum of eight locations across the city. ...
2018-11-08 13:08 open_in_new
Clinical Connacht bag bonus point-win to maintain push for top four

Andy Friend, after this first 10 weeks as the new Connacht coach, believes his squad is capable of being a Champions Cup rugby team.

The weekend's 33-12 win over the Dragons at the Sportsground ensured Connacht remain in the hunt for a top four place in Conference A. While Glasgow ...

2018-11-08 11:56 open_in_new
McDonogh company lodges plans for €120million office campus at Ballybrit
McDonogh Capital Investments, a subsidiary of Galway-based Thomas McDonogh & Sons Limited, has lodged a planning application for the first phase of a new market defining office campus, Eastgate, to the east of Galway City. ...
2018-11-08 11:56 open_in_new
O’Donnellan & Joyce has a plethora of properties going under the hammer tomorrow
O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is hosting its sixth auction of 2018 tomorrow, November 9, in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway at 2pm. Registration is from 1pm. This promises to be an auction not to be missed with a number of excellent properties around Galway city and county. ...
2018-11-08 11:56 open_in_new
Can you see where you’re going?

In the dark, it is not just drivers and riders who need to be a bit more careful, vulnerable road users such as pedestrians need to be aware of the dangers too.

The Institute of Advanced Motorists RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, has put together ...

2018-11-08 02:40 open_in_new
McDonald’s McDelivery comes to Galway

McDelivery is launching in Galway today and is available from three locations across the city to bring you breakfast in bed, lunch al desko, or dinner a deux.

The McDelivery service, in partnership with UberEATS, is available to anyone within one and a half miles of the three ...

2018-11-08 02:40 open_in_new
A busy week of open viewings for O’Donnellan & Joyce ahead of November auction
O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers has more than 30 properties going under the hammer on Friday November 9 in Harbour Hotel, New Dock Street, Galway. Open viewings this past week have been busy for the Galway auctioneers with a large number of first time buyers, owner occupiers, and investors attending. The November auction has a wide selection of all properties which would be suitable for a variety of buyers. The full schedule of open viewings is available on ...
2018-11-01 12:55 open_in_new
River rescue heroes to be nominated for Irish Water Safety award

Five Galway teenagers are to be nominated for an Irish Water Safety award for their heroic actions in rescuing a man from the River Corrib on Sunday night.

Seán Oliver (14 ) and his friends Niall O’Neill (14 ), Samuel Healy (14 ), Dara McDonagh (14 ), and Brendan Chasseriaud ...

2018-11-01 11:52 open_in_new
Friend to roll the dice as Dragons hit the Sportsground

Connacht coach Andy Friend is prepared to "roll the dice" in his selections this week ahead of the Dragons' visit the the Sportsground on Saturday.

After last weekend's disappointing five-point defeat to an Ospreys' side shorn of its current internationals, Friend says changes will be ...

2018-11-01 11:52 open_in_new
'I tried not to judge Edward VIII while playing him'
ALEX JENNINGS, recently seen in the hit Netflix series The Crown, playing the role of the abdicating King Edward VIII, is coming to Galway to take part in a Music for Galway event marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of the innovative French composer Claude Debussy. ...
2018-11-01 02:25 open_in_new
Soldier Still - “dark, arresting, violent, moving”
INSPIRED BY interviews with current and former soldiers from the Irish Defence Forces, the British army, and survivors of the Bosnian war, Soldier Still, the critically acclaimed new production by Junk Ensemble, is coming to Galway next week. ...
2018-11-01 02:25 open_in_new
Citroen backs Road Safety Ireland’s safe driving experience
Citroen Ireland has joined forces with Road Safety Ireland to support its new ‘Driving for Work’ Safe Driving Experience which is now being offered at its new purpose built road safety experience centre in Co Monaghan. ...
2018-11-01 02:25 open_in_new
Four questions to ask at the end of the interview

Q: I'm always asked at the end of the interview if I have a question for them. I can never think of what to say. I'm generally dying to make my escape. Any suggestions? (EK, email ).

A: Wishing it were all over is not an uncommon feeling for candidates. However, you really should look on ...

2018-11-01 02:25 open_in_new
[Closed]Win a Winter Wonder package with Hotel Meyrick
The Four star Hotel Meyrick, in the heart of Galway City, boasts an unrivalled city centre location overlooking Eyre Square. The perfect location from which to explore all that Galway city has to offer this winter- alive with Atmosphere and the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way ...
2018-10-30 13:40 open_in_new
Tuam excavation may not start until early next summer
The long-awaited and much-welcomed excavation of the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam will probably not commence before early next summer, in order to allow for legislative backing of the move. ...
2018-10-30 13:40 open_in_new
Tuam excavation not expected to start before summer
The long-awaited and much-welcomed excavation of the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam will probably not commence before early next summer, in order to allow for legislative backing of the move. ...
2018-10-25 12:55 open_in_new
Atlantic Therapeutics celebrates the launch of new INNOVO Shorts
Atlantic Therapeutics, the Galway-headquartered medical device developer of non-invasive pelvic floor strengthening and nerve stimulation products, is celebrating the launch of its new INNOVO® Shorts, the first and only non-invasive, easy-to-use at-home solution for pelvic floor control and strength: ...
2018-10-25 12:55 open_in_new
Great selection going under the hammer at O’Donnellan & Joyce November auction

O’Donnellan and Joyce auctioneers’ winter property auction is shaping up to be one of the more interesting auctions in the company's Wild Atlantic Way auction series.

The auction, which will be held on Friday November 9, will see more than 30 properties go under the auction ...

2018-10-25 11:52 open_in_new
Qashqai remains Ireland’s best-selling car

The Nissan Qashqai continues to be the best-selling car in Ireland with some 4,000 new buyers making it their car of choice up to the end of September this year.

Nissan Ireland says demand for the car remained high throughout the third quarter of the year, and it is now the best-selling ...

2018-10-25 11:52 open_in_new