Tiny Traders Makes a Return Just in Time For Christmas!

Mon, Dec 09, 2019

Much loved local market to host Christmas Gift Fairs this and next weekend. Galway's established local artisan market Tiny Traders Village is set to make a comeback this weekend for the first time in 2 and a half months for their Christmas Gift Fair. The event which is to be held in the downstairs area of Tribeton on Merchant's Road will run this Saturday and Sunday from 11am-6pm and again on the 21st and 22nd.

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Report hightlights 'uninhabitable, unsafe, and unhealthy' Traveller accommodation in Galway

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Almost none of the safety and health concerns raised by the Traveller community have been addressed across 18 sites and group housing schemes in Galway city and county since a monitoring project focusing on Traveller accommodation began in 2017, according to a report published this week.

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Hanley accuses city council of 'failing' Travellers

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The Galway City Council has been accused of having "failed local Travellers by not providing the proper provision of housing," by Social Democrats Galway City East councillor Owen Hanley.

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Why we need to promote tolerance in today’s multicultural society

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Today in Ireland there is an undercurrent growing which is tearing away at the moral fibre of Irish society. It is causing division. It is creating an atmosphere of hate, a separation of people into 'us and them', and creating intolerance for minority communities and their cultural traditions.

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Connolly welcomes commitment to refurbish Mutton Island lighthouse

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

A commitment to refurbish the lighthouse on Mutton Island, made this week, by the city manager Brendan McGrath, has been welcomed by Fianna Fáil Galway City West councillor, John Connolly.

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People Before Profit table quiz in aid of St Joseph's school

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

People Before Profit Galway will be hold a general knowledge table quiz in aid of St Joseph's Special School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, on Wednesday December 11 at 8pm.

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Three Galway volunteers to be honoured at national awards ceremony tomorrow night

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Three Galway volunteers have been shortlisted for a prestigious annual national volunteer competition which celebrates the hard work and dedication of volunteers throughout the country.

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Galway Community Circus honoured at IPB Pride of Place awards

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The circus took top prize in the Creative Place Initiative category.

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SleepOut Funds needed more than ever, says COPE

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Twenty-eight men and women from Galway’s business community will take part in COPE Galway’s biggest fundraising event of the year tomorrow night (Friday, 6th December) to raise awareness and essential funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services.

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Cannon urges use of new interactive map to tackle illegal dumping

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

An East Galway TD has welcomed the launch of a new interactive map identifying all legal waste collection companies in Galway, in order to further tackle illegal dumping.

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Ireland West Airport wins award for Age Friendly Recognition programme

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Ireland West Airport last week won a National Chambers Ireland award, in collaboration with Mayo County Council, in recognition as the first airport in Ireland to adopt the Age Friendly Recognition Programme.

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McDonald’s Ireland contributed €6.2 million to Galway economy

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

McDonald’s Ireland has revealed that the company contributed €6.2 million directly to the local economy in Galway in 2017, through restaurant activity, employee salaries, and taxes.

McDonald’s has launched an economic impact report, ‘McDonald’s in Ireland’, highlighting the significant economic contribution of the company in Ireland. In total, McDonald’s contributed €196 million directly to the Irish economy.

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Get your family along to Sunday’s Claregalway Jingle Bells fun runs and walks

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Families of all ages and abilities are invited to come along for the Claregalway Jingle Bells fun run/walk to be held this weekend.

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Hanley accuses city council of ‘failing’ Travellers

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The Galway City Council has been accused of having “failed local Travellers by not providing the proper provision of housing,” by Social Democrats Galway City East councillor Owen Hanley.

Cllr Hanley was speaking after the protests, hosted by Galway Traveller Movement, which were held outside City Hall on Monday. He alleged that the local authority had not applied for money from the specific Traveller accommodation fund.

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Canney approved sports funding of €4.2 million

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The Government has announced an investment package of €4.2 million in sports and physical activity funding, including awards for the Galway Local Sports Partnership.

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Kyne approves funding for Inishbofin development company

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Funding totalling €103,530 to support a development company on Inishbofin was approved this week by Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin, Seán Kyne.

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Just €1 each way on city council Christmas Park and Ride

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Mayor of Galway City, Cllr Mike Cubbard and Chair of the Transport Strategic Policy Committee, Cllr Eddie Hoare, launched the Galway City Council Christmas Park and Ride Service this week.

The annual Christmas Park and Ride will start tomorrow Friday December 6 and run until Tuesday December 24 2019. The Service will operate from Galway Racecourse to the City Centre Coach Station at Fairgreen, from 9.30am to 9.15pm, Monday to Saturday, and from 11.00am to 9.15pm on Sundays.

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Introducing The Hardiman — iconic hotel announces rebrand

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

One of Galway’s most iconic hotels has been renamed — with the former Hotel Meyrick to be now known as The Hardiman — a member of the Choice Hotel Group.

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CÚRAM launches initiative to cut plastic waste in laboratories

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway, has launched a new short video documentary The Time to Green Our Labs is Now as part of the Galway Green Labs initiative, which recently led to the CÚRAM lab being the first in Europe to be awarded Green Lab certification.

The documentary tells the story of Galway Green Labs, which was spearheaded by Dr Una Fitzgerald, a CÚRAM funded investigator and director of the Galway Neuroscience Centre at NUI Galway. Together with her ‘green team’ of CÚRAM researchers and staff, and with the support of the university registrar and deputy president, Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh, and the Community University Sustainability Partnership, she is working to transform practice across campus to address issues such as plastic waste, energy reduction, recycling, and water usage.

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GMIT announces Cork educator Dr Orla Flynn as its new president

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The governing body of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has this week announced the appointment of Dr Orla Flynn as president of GMIT.

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