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#Loughrea

# loughrea - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Appeal for witnesses to crash in Galway after driver failed to remain at scene
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Appeal for witnesses to crash in Galway after driver failed to remain at scene

Jun 6th 2021, 12:28 PM 27,327 Views 2 Comments

Two people sustained serious injuries.

# loughrea - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man (30s) dies after car collides with wall in Galway
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Man (30s) dies after car collides with wall in Galway

Jun 27th 2019, 12:33 PM 18,929 Views 2 Comments

The man, the driver and sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

# loughrea - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Woman (80s) dies following serious two-vehicle collision in Co Galway
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Woman (80s) dies following serious two-vehicle collision in Co Galway

Jan 24th 2019, 9:11 PM 19,968 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on the R446 at Kilrickle, Loughrea shortly after 9am.

# loughrea - Thursday 6 September, 2018

350 jobs being created by pharma company in Galway
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

350 jobs being created by pharma company in Galway

Sep 6th 2018, 9:40 AM 13,873 Views 16 Comments

The Chanelle Group makes health products for both animals and humans.

# loughrea - Friday 22 June, 2018

Missing Loughrea teen found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Missing Loughrea teen found safe and well

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:06 PM 35,052 Views 7 Comments

Diane Limsipson had been missing since 20 June.

# loughrea - Friday 4 August, 2017

Club Rivals, school mates, teaching colleagues and banding together in the Galway midfield
# In The Middle
From The42
# In The Middle

Club Rivals, school mates, teaching colleagues and banding together in the Galway midfield

Aug 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,867 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Coen and David Burke get to see plenty of each other.

# loughrea - Saturday 14 January, 2017

World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100
# Milestone Birthday
# Milestone Birthday

World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100

Jan 14th 2017, 8:30 AM 65,684 Views 19 Comments

The family were awarded a Guinness World Record for having the most family members reach 100 years of age.

# loughrea - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

This girl's Snapchat commentary of a St Stephen's night out in Galway is going so viral
# The Wild West
From The Daily Edge
# The Wild West

This girl's Snapchat commentary of a St Stephen's night out in Galway is going so viral

Dec 28th 2016, 2:06 PM 79,304 Views 2 Comments

So true.

# loughrea - Thursday 28 July, 2016

'We are devastated': Tributes paid to musician killed in car crash in Galway
# Big Generator
# Big Generator

'We are devastated': Tributes paid to musician killed in car crash in Galway

Jul 28th 2016, 7:03 PM 56,696 Views 11 Comments

Tony Rice was the drummer in popular band Big Generator.

# loughrea - Friday 20 May, 2016

Elderly man killed in Galway after his car hit a tree
# Galway
# Galway

Elderly man killed in Galway after his car hit a tree

May 20th 2016, 9:08 PM 18,116 Views 3 Comments

The man was the sole occupant of the car and no one else was injured.

# loughrea - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Man killed after being hit by a car in Galway in the early hours of this morning
# Roads
# Roads

Man killed after being hit by a car in Galway in the early hours of this morning

Dec 20th 2015, 10:16 AM 18,224 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on the N66 in Loughrea Town.

# loughrea - Friday 16 January, 2015

Galway pub offers free drinks to punters who stay off their phones for 30 minutes
# Get Social
From The Daily Edge
# Get Social

Galway pub offers free drinks to punters who stay off their phones for 30 minutes

Jan 16th 2015, 9:05 AM 4,765 Views 5 Comments

We could definitely give it a try for that.

# loughrea - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul
# Special Sitting
# Special Sitting

Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul

Sep 6th 2014, 6:09 PM 9,684 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis growing paraphernalia was also discovered during yesterday’s raid in Ballygar.

# loughrea - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Galway golfer's reaction to getting a hole in one captured on CCTV
# Over The Moon
From The Daily Edge
# Over The Moon

Galway golfer's reaction to getting a hole in one captured on CCTV

Aug 19th 2014, 7:41 AM 15,683 Views 7 Comments

Padraig Hynes was a happy man.

# loughrea - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns
# Right Connections
# Right Connections

Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns

Jun 5th 2014, 11:54 AM 7,493 Views 22 Comments

The initiative will see €2.5 million invested in developing broadband infrastructure in both towns and city.

# loughrea - Friday 25 April, 2014

23-year-old man in court after cyclist killed in hit-and-run
# Galway
# Galway

23-year-old man in court after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

Apr 25th 2014, 9:03 PM 19,471 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning and will appear in court tonight.

Man arrested over fatal Galway hit-and-run
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Man arrested over fatal Galway hit-and-run

Apr 25th 2014, 11:53 AM 13,413 Views 20 Comments

The man, who is in his 20s, was taken to Loughrea Garda Station.

# loughrea - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea

Apr 24th 2014, 10:45 AM 20,680 Views 34 Comments

A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.

# loughrea - Monday 23 December, 2013

Man killed, 9-year-old boy injured in Galway single-car crash
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Man killed, 9-year-old boy injured in Galway single-car crash

Dec 23rd 2013, 5:49 PM 21,898 Views 5 Comments

It happened just outside Loughrea at lunchtime today.

# loughrea - Monday 28 October, 2013

Canning, Smith and Hayes fire goals as Portumna win Galway hurling final
# Kingpins
From The42
# Kingpins

Canning, Smith and Hayes fire goals as Portumna win Galway hurling final

Oct 28th 2013, 5:26 PM 5,199 Views 1 Comment

Victory arrived against Loughrea in today’s decider.

Portumna and Loughrea players in tribute to Niall Donoghue
# Honour
From The42
# Honour

Portumna and Loughrea players in tribute to Niall Donoghue

Oct 28th 2013, 3:54 PM 5,486 Views 0 Comments

Today’s county final takes place after the funeral of the Galway hurler yesterday.

As it happened: Galway senior hurling final, Portumna v Loughrea From The42
Live Oct 28th 2013, 2:09 PM

As it happened: Galway senior hurling final, Portumna v Loughrea

Niall Donoghue's tragic death casts shadow over Galway hurling final
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Niall Donoghue's tragic death casts shadow over Galway hurling final

Oct 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,453 Views 2 Comments

The former county star will be first and foremost in everyone’s mind today.

# loughrea - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Galway hurling final postponed in mark of respect for Niall Donoghue
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Galway hurling final postponed in mark of respect for Niall Donoghue

Oct 24th 2013, 9:46 PM 6,476 Views 1 Comment

The meeting of Portumna and Loughrea in Pearse Stadium will now take place on Monday October 28.

# loughrea - Sunday 22 September, 2013

All-Ireland champions St Thomas survive Galway quarter-final scare
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

All-Ireland champions St Thomas survive Galway quarter-final scare

Sep 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 3,944 Views 7 Comments

Castlegar pushed the All-Ireland champions all the way this afternoon.

# loughrea - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

One prisoner and two officers injured when prison van overturned in Galway
# Prison Van
# Prison Van

One prisoner and two officers injured when prison van overturned in Galway

Sep 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 16,900 Views 76 Comments

The vehicle with one female prisoner inside was on its way to Galway District Court from Dublin.

# loughrea - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Man seriously injured in Galway road crash
# Roads
# Roads

Man seriously injured in Galway road crash

May 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 8,733 Views 3 Comments

The collision occurred at approximately 6.30am today in Fairyhill, Portumna.

# loughrea - Friday 15 February, 2013

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Galway
# Roads
# Roads

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Galway

Feb 15th 2013, 8:34 AM 7,155 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened last night in Loughrea. Gardaí are investigating.

# loughrea - Monday 19 November, 2012

It's a family affair: Burke overjoyed by historic victory
# Galway SHC
From The42
# Galway SHC

It's a family affair: Burke overjoyed by historic victory

Nov 19th 2012, 9:35 PM 1,408 Views 0 Comments

The St Thomas boss saw six of his sons feature during the Galway SHC final win yesterday.

St Thomas and Kilcormac-Killoughey make club hurling history
# First-Timers
From The42
# First-Timers

St Thomas and Kilcormac-Killoughey make club hurling history

Nov 19th 2012, 11:42 AM 2,215 Views 0 Comments

The Galway club won their first ever county senior final yesterday while the Offaly club reached their first ever Leinster club senior final.

# loughrea - Friday 16 November, 2012

Cunningham supporting St Thomas drive for Galway club hurling glory
# Home Focus
From The42
# Home Focus

Cunningham supporting St Thomas drive for Galway club hurling glory

Nov 16th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,344 Views 0 Comments

The county senior hurling manager will have a special interest in Sunday’s decider in Pearse Stadium.

# loughrea - Friday 26 October, 2012

Last four reached on club hurling stage in Kilkenny and Galway
# Semi-Final Showdowns
From The42
# Semi-Final Showdowns

Last four reached on club hurling stage in Kilkenny and Galway

Oct 26th 2012, 12:25 PM 1,449 Views 0 Comments

The Cats and Tribesmen county finalists will be determined on Sunday.

# loughrea - Friday 28 September, 2012

45 jobs lost in Galway firm
# Jobs
# Jobs

45 jobs lost in Galway firm

Sep 28th 2012, 3:42 PM 7,908 Views 7 Comments

OMAC Laboratories Ltd confirmed today that the temporary contract workers will be let go as the company moves into its low season.

# loughrea - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Man in court over Roscommon shed drugs haul
# Cannabis Plants
# Cannabis Plants

Man in court over Roscommon shed drugs haul

Sep 20th 2012, 11:21 AM 4,142 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí found €300,000 worth of cannabis plants when they searched the shed on Tuesday.

# loughrea - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway
# Seized
# Seized

Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway

Sep 16th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,665 Views 19 Comments

The plants have an estimated street value of €750,000, say Gardaí.

# loughrea - Sunday 9 September, 2012

St Brigid's educating the Galway hurling youth
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

St Brigid's educating the Galway hurling youth

Sep 9th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

The Loughrea based school has played a major role in the hurling development of several members of the Galway squad that are in action in tomorrow’s Croke Park showpiece.

# loughrea - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Coen juggling Galway hurling commitments on U21 and senior fronts
# Tribesmen
From The42
# Tribesmen

Coen juggling Galway hurling commitments on U21 and senior fronts

Aug 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 893 Views 0 Comments

The All-Ireland senior final may be looming large but it’s U21 hurling commitments that will occupy Johnny Coen’s mind first.

# loughrea - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Woman dies in Galway house fire
# Galway
# Galway

Woman dies in Galway house fire

Jul 21st 2011, 11:22 AM 582 Views 0 Comments

The woman in her seventies died in the fire at a house in Loughrea.