Falcons and bats know where they will live, but we don’t, worried residents tell road hearing

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Plans for the nesting ledges of peregrine falcon and the flight paths of bats have been drawn up, yet there is little information as to how people will find new homes after their houses are demolished, the An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the Galway City Ring Road was told yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

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Go on, sign up for COPE Galway Business Sleep Out

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

For nine years, COPE Galway has been rallying business leaders to join together in solidarity against homelessness through its biggest annual fundraising event – The COPE Galway Business Sleep Out.

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Lyons welcomes proposed road works at Seamus Quirke Road and Rahoon Road Junction

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Galway City West and Knocknacarra Councillor Donal Lyons has welcomed this week’s announcement that Galway City Council intends to carry out road works at the Seamus Quirke Road/Rahoon Road Junction.

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Tower operator pleads for Cappagh Road tower site to be retained

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

A 24m Vodafone telecommunications tower located off the Cappagh Road will be removed in its entirety and will impact on local coverage for networks including Eir and Three, as part of the road construction scheme, the An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the Galway City Ring Road was told this week.

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More pedestrianisation sought as Crowe looks for Eglinton Street shared space

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

A proposal that Eglinton Street be transformed into a shared surface for buses, cyclists and pedestrians only was placed before the City Council by Cllr MJ Crowe.

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Athenry CU’s current account provider to sponsor All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association is delighted to announce currentaccount.ie – the current account provider for Athenry Credit Union – as new sponsors of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships

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Government needs to review regulations on marts says Reddington

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

The Government needs to review the level five operating procedures in marts as a matter of urgency after several marts closed at the weekend, turning away hundreds of animals because of an IT system failure on one of the livestock apps, this is according to Fine Gael councillor Andrew Reddington.

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Galway Fertility Clinic rebrands to ReproMed Galway following €0.5m upgrade

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

ReproMed has announced the rebrand of the Galway Fertility Clinic to ReproMed Galway, having invested almost half a million euro in upgrading the clinic to enhance the offering to patients. Repromed acquired the Galway Fertility Clinic in 2017.

ReproMed has also announced a new management team for the clinic which will focus on enhancing the patient journey for patients on the Western seaboard. New Medical Director at ReproMed Galway is Alejandro Aldape, a senior consultant in reproductive medicine. Alejandro will oversee a team of 35 people, managing patient needs ranging from egg donation to IVF.

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Chance for Galway children to win an exhibition for their school

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Ireland is steeped in myth, legend and folklore, and every corner of the island has its own stories of great warriors, fierce giants, troublesome fairies, enchanted animals and otherworldly phantoms.

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Remember who supports your community when choosing where to shop this winter, says Supermac’s chief

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

As we face into a period of restricted activity in order to curtail the spread of the Covid 19 virus, one of our key objectives as a society is to protect each other. It isn’t our natural inclination, but we need to protect each other by staying away from each other. By restricting our movements, we restrict the damage the virus can cause.

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Councillor concerned about Garda resources in city

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

A Galway city councillor has raised concerns on whether Galway city will receive a fair amount of Garda resources that are being allocated in this year’s budget.

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Marking three decades of excellence at the helm

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Sr Gerarda Lawler Principal at Salerno Secondary, Salthill is celebrating her thirtieth year as school leader.

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CÚRAM and Galway Film Centre launch inaugural ‘Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland’

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Today marks the official launch of the ‘Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland’ an exciting new annual Irish Film Festival, running from November 5-8 online. The Festival will showcase the best of science in film and this year incorporates themes of representation and diversity in science and the value of art-science collaborations.

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NUI Galway and SMT launches to test new device in global clinical trial for heart patients

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

NUI Galway and leading medical device company Sahajanand Medical Technologies (SMT) have teamed up to conduct a clinical trial of a new generation of stents on patients suffering the most severe form of coronary artery disease.

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Public invited to have their say on new Cross-City Link

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

The Galway City Council is inviting public feedback on a new sustainable transport corridor which will link University Road with the Dublin Road via the city centre.

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Expectant mums 'left out in the rain' sparks calls for 'more compassionate maternity care' from Sinn Féin TD

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

A "more compassionate approach" needs to be established with maternity care after a number of expectant mothers were forced to wait outside in the rain until called in for their appointments at University Hospital Galway.

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Gardai have plan to tackle Halloween fireworks and bonfires

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Gardai in the city have devised a policing plan to prevent the sale of dangerous fireworks and the lighting of bonfires this Halloween.

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Farmers fear weanling trade will 'take a dive' due to Level 5 restrictions

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Farmers in the west of Ireland are concerned that the weanling trade will "take a dive" as a result of Level 5 restrictions, which will prevent buyers from being allowed around the ring at marts.

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NUIG Students’ Union demands landlords provide rent refunds

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Students who no longer need to be in Galway due to Covid-19 and the switch to online learning must be provided with refunds by Galway landlords and student accommodation providers.

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Council to cease collecting bags of grass cuttings from estates

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Grass cuttings and felled branches from neighbourhoods clean-ups will no longer be collected by the Galway City Council, the council chief executive, Brendan McGrath, has confirmed.

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