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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Gort

This year
# Co Galway
Gardaí issue witness appeal over incident in which TD claims 'bag of sh*t' thrown at them
The incident is said to have taken place as Anne Rabbitte and Ciarán Cannon left a meeting in Co Galway last week.
All time
# no doubting thomas
Conor Cooney fires 1-10 as St Thomas' keep Galway hurling four-in-a-row bid on track
The champions beat Gort by 23 points in the Covid-refixed Galway SHC semi-final.
# statement
Solution in sight to Galway hurling row as St Thomas' volunteer to play Gort next weekend
Gort refused to play St Thomas today because of disruption caused by Covid cases within their panel.
# the field
Judge relocates court sitting to mucky field for farmers' dispute over a wall
During the sitting the judge made a reference to US President Donald Trump who he said is “dividing our world”.
# Last Eight
Here's the draw for this year's Galway senior hurling quarter-finals
Liam Mellows are the defending champions out west.
# when all is ruin
Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West
A new documentary explores the twists and turns of the M17/M18 motorway.
# Gort
70-year-old killed in Galway farming accident
An Garda Síochána are investigating the incident.
# This Charming Man
Huge shock in Galway as Morrissey stars for Liam Mellows to secure first county title in 47 years
Gort came up short in the decider for the second successive time and were beaten by three points at Pearse Stadium.
Cuala v Kilcormac-Killoughey, Gort v Liam Mellows - Sunday club GAA match tracker
Cuala retained their Leinster crown, while Carnacon won the All-Ireland Ladies SFC Club title.
# mean thing to do
39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device
Zan Dolinski’s behaviour was condemned by Judged Patrick Durcan as being ‘contemptible’.
# Replay
Aidan Harte leads Gort to another Galway hurling decider in tight replay
Beaten finalists Gort in 2016, Gort advanced to another Galway senior hurling championship decider.
# Kilcolgan
Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway
The remains are believed to be female.
# point the way
Galway All-Ireland winner Niland hits 0-12 as Athenry win Connacht senior hurling title
Presentation College saw off Gort Community School this afternoon.
Look at them now: This rural town has turned its fortunes around after last year's blow
Last year Gort made headlines for being part of the rural area most affected by the economic crisis. This year, things have changed.
5 talking points ahead of this weekend's All-Ireland club hurling semi-finals
Moved from an icey Semple Stadium, the four semi-finalists are in action tomorrow.
# red speaks
The M17 Tuam to Gort motorway gets the Shawshank Redemption treatment
Get busy living, or get busy drivin’.
# The Final Four
Ballyhale, Gort, Kilmallock or Portaferry - who'll win the All-Ireland SHC club title?
It’s going to be a battle between Kilkenny, Galway, Limerick and Down clubs next spring.
Leinster club football final and Galway hurling final
We also had updates from the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final.
# Last Four
Gort ease past Beagh to book Galway SHC final meeting with Portumna
The 2011 county champions earned a eight-point win at Kenny Park.
# Gort
"I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil'
Just under a quarter of the Galway town is from Brazil.
# local jobs for local people
Galway councillor says jobs on new motorway should go to Irish people first
Michael Fahy says he is not against people from the EU getting jobs in Ireland but that local people should be given priority.
# bypassed
€550m Galway motorway deal promises 450 jobs and at least five bypasses
The 57 km four-lane motorway between Tuam and Gort is to be completed by the end of 2018.
# Gort
Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex
A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.
# Galway
68-year-old man due in court over alleged false imprisonment
Gardaí investigating the alleged abduction of businessman Kevin McGeever arrested a man in Clontarf last night.
# Kevin McGeever
Kevin McGeever released following questioning over abduction
The property developer’s mysterious reappearance after being missing since last May has sparked a garda investigation that saw his arrest on Thursday.
# Co Galway
Man arrested in connection with Kevin McGeever abduction
The man is currently being questioned in Gort, Co Galway.
# Mystery
Investigation into alleged abduction of Kevin Michael McGeever continues
The property developer claims he was kidnapped at gunpoint and kept in a shipping container for eight months.
# Roads
Man knocked down near Gort dies
The man in his 60s was hit by a car as he crossed the road at Ardrahan Village in Galway last night. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# Semi-Final Showdowns
Last four reached on club hurling stage in Kilkenny and Galway
The Cats and Tribesmen county finalists will be determined on Sunday.
# Review
Here are all the results from yesterday's GAA club action
Several games took place on Saturday, and there was excitement and last-minute drama in abundance.
# Sevens
Kilmacud Sevens: Mullagh take senior prize back out west
Mullagh won the senior competition at the 40th annual Kilmacud Crokes hurling sevens in Dublin on Saturday.
# Roads
Man killed in traffic collision in Co Galway
A motorbike and a car collided on the Gort to Scarriff road this morning.
# Roads
Man, 39, dies in Galway road crash
The single-car collision occurred at about 1am this morning.
# Drugs
Three arrested as cannabis seized in Galway
The cannabis resin has an estimated street value of €170,000.
# Recovery
Specialist cave divers from UK fly in to recover body
The body of Artur Kozlowski, an experienced Polish diver, was located at 52m underwater last night in Galway cave but has yet to be brought to surface.
# Galway
Body of missing cave diver located
The body of a man who went missing yesterday during a cave diving trip has been located in Pollonora cave in Co Galway.
# Jobswatch
60 new jobs for Dublin and Galway
A home care provider says it is creating 25 new posts in Dublin, while medical device manufacturer CareFusion is adding another 35 positions to its Gort operation.