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#Galway City

# galway-city - Yesterday’s News

Decision to approve controversial Galway City Ring Road 'bizarre', Green Party senator says
# Ring Road
# Ring Road

Decision to approve controversial Galway City Ring Road 'bizarre', Green Party senator says

10 hours ago 20,475 Views 73 Comments
  • Chronic traffic congestion in Galway has been an issue for years.
  • For more than two decades, a bypass around the city centre has been a large part of the discussion around solutions.
  • An Bórd Pleanála last night approved plans for a Galway City Ring Road route around the north of the city.

# galway-city - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Proposed N6 Galway City Ring Road approved by An Bord Pleanála
# Ring Road
# Ring Road

Proposed N6 Galway City Ring Road approved by An Bord Pleanála

Tue 9:46 PM 42,580 Views 34 Comments

It’s hoped the road will reduce traffic congestion and improve journey times in and around Galway city.

# galway-city - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Galway City Council closes off 'Middle Arch' due to concerns over gatherings
# Middle Arch
# Middle Arch

Galway City Council closes off 'Middle Arch' due to concerns over gatherings

May 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 29,637 Views 16 Comments

The Council has said that the area will remain closed for several weeks.

# galway-city - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes
# Galway
# Galway

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 4:30 PM 145,827 Views 226 Comments

Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.

# galway-city - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city
# Knocknacarra
# Knocknacarra

Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city

Sep 19th 2020, 11:03 AM 47,818 Views 25 Comments

The Army Bomb Disposal Team removed the item for further examination

# galway-city - Friday 11 September, 2020

Man arrested after almost €32k worth of drugs and cash seized from house
# Galway City
# Galway City

Man arrested after almost €32k worth of drugs and cash seized from house

Sep 11th 2020, 5:45 PM 17,821 Views 5 Comments

The man, who is in his 40s, has been released since his arrest.

# galway-city - Friday 14 August, 2020

Man (20s) stabbed in Eyre Square in Galway last night
# Galway City
# Galway City

Man (20s) stabbed in Eyre Square in Galway last night

Aug 14th 2020, 8:31 AM 33,469 Views 6 Comments

A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident.

# galway-city - Monday 20 January, 2020

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway
# Seizure
# Seizure

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway

Jan 20th 2020, 1:41 PM 23,057 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí seized equipment, more than €175,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine from a property in the city.

# galway-city - Monday 11 February, 2019

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi
# Revoked
# Revoked

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Feb 11th 2019, 9:34 PM 13,133 Views 38 Comments

Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.

# galway-city - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos

Nov 14th 2018, 4:01 PM 1,937 Views 0 Comments

A concise guide to the imagery around the City of Tribes.

# galway-city - Saturday 24 February, 2018

This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city

Feb 24th 2018, 5:30 PM 37,415 Views 14 Comments

The idea is modelled on a similar idea on London’s South Bank.

# galway-city - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week
# Barna
# Barna

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week

Feb 8th 2017, 5:15 PM 21,386 Views 15 Comments

It’s understood that the building is to be sold, but there are no plans to relocate the business elsewhere.

# galway-city - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Back in time: The Galway of 600 years ago shows just how much of the city has survived
# The City Of The Tribes
# The City Of The Tribes

Back in time: The Galway of 600 years ago shows just how much of the city has survived

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 22,928 Views 23 Comments

A new collection of Galway maps has illustrations going back to the 16th century.

# galway-city - Friday 16 September, 2016

Galway City Council ask for mural they commissioned to be removed
# Taaffe's
# Taaffe's

Galway City Council ask for mural they commissioned to be removed

Sep 16th 2016, 7:54 PM 34,584 Views 56 Comments

Two months ago, council officials commissioned and paid for a mural at a derelict drapery shop on William Street, seeking permission from the landlords to paint it.

# galway-city - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Galway crowds belt out Fields of Athenry to welcome Connacht heroes home
# Get The Party Started
# Get The Party Started

Galway crowds belt out Fields of Athenry to welcome Connacht heroes home

May 29th 2016, 5:12 PM 42,583 Views 37 Comments

‘Dreams and songs to sing,’

# galway-city - Monday 9 May, 2016

Major traffic disruption in Galway after collapse of road drain in city centre
# Sinkhole
# Sinkhole

Major traffic disruption in Galway after collapse of road drain in city centre

May 9th 2016, 1:58 PM 25,475 Views 13 Comments

Three streets have been closed in the city following the collapse.

# galway-city - Friday 6 May, 2016

16 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Galway
# THE WEST
From The Daily Edge
# THE WEST

16 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Galway

May 6th 2016, 6:05 PM 15,593 Views 3 Comments

Sensational.

# galway-city - Friday 1 April, 2016

Have you seen Ben? He's been missing since yesterday
# Galway City
# Galway City

Have you seen Ben? He's been missing since yesterday

Apr 1st 2016, 9:15 PM 28,077 Views 10 Comments

The 21-year-old was last seen around Eglinton Street at 1.45am on Thursday.

# galway-city - Thursday 11 February, 2016

The body of missing woman Margaret 'Mags' Berry has been found in Galway
# Search
# Search

The body of missing woman Margaret 'Mags' Berry has been found in Galway

Feb 11th 2016, 1:22 PM 42,019 Views 0 Comments

Margaret had been missing since last week.

# galway-city - Monday 8 February, 2016

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 35-year-old woman
# Galway City
# Galway City

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 35-year-old woman

Feb 8th 2016, 1:26 PM 25,016 Views 9 Comments

Margaret Berry was last seen on Wednesday.

# galway-city - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Have you seen this man? Michael Bugler has been missing since Friday
# Galway City
# Galway City

Have you seen this man? Michael Bugler has been missing since Friday

Dec 20th 2015, 1:52 PM 19,189 Views 7 Comments

Michael Bugler was last seen in Galway city on Friday at around 1am.

# galway-city - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Here's the massive queue outside a Galway pub this morning for Donegal Tuesday
# The Hole In The Wall
From The Daily Edge
# The Hole In The Wall

Here's the massive queue outside a Galway pub this morning for Donegal Tuesday

Feb 17th 2015, 11:17 AM 8,677 Views 9 Comments

The tradition lives on.

# galway-city - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Jewellery worth €1 million stolen in Galway robbery
# Masked Men
# Masked Men

Jewellery worth €1 million stolen in Galway robbery

Feb 11th 2015, 7:05 PM 31,142 Views 27 Comments

Four men have been arrested, and the stolen property recovered.

# galway-city - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Gardaí search for 29-year-old missing in Galway city for eight days
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí search for 29-year-old missing in Galway city for eight days

Jan 13th 2015, 6:07 PM 18,010 Views 3 Comments

Family and gardaí say they are increasingly concerned about Eoin Madigan.

# galway-city - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Homes evacuated after early morning blaze in Galway
# Tirellan Heights
# Tirellan Heights

Homes evacuated after early morning blaze in Galway

Jan 11th 2015, 8:12 AM 14,564 Views 0 Comments

Two houses have been destroyed in the fire.

# galway-city - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins
# It Makes Cents
From The Daily Edge
# It Makes Cents

Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins

May 21st 2014, 6:35 PM 4,057 Views 1 Comment

That’s 150 smackeroonies. In coppers.

# galway-city - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Gardaí find €40,000 worth of ecstasy in Galway
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Gardaí find €40,000 worth of ecstasy in Galway

Mar 11th 2014, 11:47 AM 9,950 Views 21 Comments

The discovery was part of an intelligence led operation.

# galway-city - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway
# Off Yer Bike
# Off Yer Bike

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway

Mar 13th 2013, 6:05 PM 12,487 Views 54 Comments

Claims that rickshaws are “too dangerous” and the streets of Galway are “too narrow” have been rubbished by a legal operator of the bike taxis.

# galway-city - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Man dies in Galway crash in early hours of the morning
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies in Galway crash in early hours of the morning

Mar 5th 2013, 8:29 AM 7,583 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on the Headford to Galway Road.

# galway-city - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
# THE Rankings
# THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Jan 7th 2013, 4:07 PM 18,313 Views 45 Comments

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

# galway-city - Monday 26 November, 2012

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
# Galway City
# Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Nov 26th 2012, 1:15 PM 5,122 Views 13 Comments

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# galway-city - Monday 5 November, 2012

Attempted swan stealing in Galway city
# Swan Stealing
# Swan Stealing

Attempted swan stealing in Galway city

Nov 5th 2012, 3:44 PM 12,982 Views 48 Comments

Two men were spotted trying to illegally net the swans at the Claddagh.

# galway-city - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

Sep 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,418 Views 53 Comments

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# galway-city - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 3,530 Views 0 Comments

Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?

# galway-city - Saturday 28 January, 2012

19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident
# Roads
# Roads

19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident

Jan 28th 2012, 10:08 AM 4,440 Views 9 Comments

Two other people were injured in the single vehicle road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.

# galway-city - Monday 14 March, 2011

Galway businesses destroyed in severe weekend fire
# Galway City
# Galway City

Galway businesses destroyed in severe weekend fire

Mar 14th 2011, 3:20 PM 1,533 Views 0 Comments

A fire on Saturday night at the Riverside Commercial Estate ruined three businesses, causing millions in damages.