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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Loughrea

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# Loughrea
Appeal for witnesses to crash in Galway after driver failed to remain at scene
Two people sustained serious injuries.
# Loughrea
Man (30s) dies after car collides with wall in Galway
The man, the driver and sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Loughrea
Woman (80s) dies following serious two-vehicle collision in Co Galway
The incident happened on the R446 at Kilrickle, Loughrea shortly after 9am.
# Loughrea
350 jobs being created by pharma company in Galway
The Chanelle Group makes health products for both animals and humans.
# found
Missing Loughrea teen found safe and well
Diane Limsipson had been missing since 20 June.
# In The Middle
Club Rivals, school mates, teaching colleagues and banding together in the Galway midfield
Johnny Coen and David Burke get to see plenty of each other.
# milestone birthday
World Record: Six siblings in one Galway family reach 100
The family were awarded a Guinness World Record for having the most family members reach 100 years of age.
# the wild west
This girl's Snapchat commentary of a St Stephen's night out in Galway is going so viral
So true.
# big generator
'We are devastated': Tributes paid to musician killed in car crash in Galway
Tony Rice was the drummer in popular band Big Generator.
# Galway
Elderly man killed in Galway after his car hit a tree
The man was the sole occupant of the car and no one else was injured.
# Roads
Man killed after being hit by a car in Galway in the early hours of this morning
The incident happened on the N66 in Loughrea Town.
# get social
Galway pub offers free drinks to punters who stay off their phones for 30 minutes
We could definitely give it a try for that.
# special sitting
Four for court over €200,000 Galway cannabis haul
Cannabis growing paraphernalia was also discovered during yesterday’s raid in Ballygar.
# Over The Moon
Galway golfer's reaction to getting a hole in one captured on CCTV
Padraig Hynes was a happy man.
# right connections
Kilkenny, Loughrea and Ardee up next to become fibre towns
The initiative will see €2.5 million invested in developing broadband infrastructure in both towns and city.
# Galway
23-year-old man in court after cyclist killed in hit-and-run
The man was arrested this morning and will appear in court tonight.
# Loughrea
Man arrested over fatal Galway hit-and-run
The man, who is in his 20s, was taken to Loughrea Garda Station.
# Road Deaths
Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea
A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.
# Loughrea
Man killed, 9-year-old boy injured in Galway single-car crash
It happened just outside Loughrea at lunchtime today.
# Kingpins
Canning, Smith and Hayes fire goals as Portumna win Galway hurling final
Victory arrived against Loughrea in today’s decider.
# Honour
Portumna and Loughrea players in tribute to Niall Donoghue
Today’s county final takes place after the funeral of the Galway hurler yesterday.
AS IT HAPPENED
Galway senior hurling final, Portumna v Loughrea
It has been a tough week for Galway hurling with the tragic passing of Niall Donoghue. Today the focus was on the county final involving Portumna and Loughrea.
# GAA
Niall Donoghue's tragic death casts shadow over Galway hurling final
The former county star will be first and foremost in everyone’s mind today.
# GAA
Galway hurling final postponed in mark of respect for Niall Donoghue
The meeting of Portumna and Loughrea in Pearse Stadium will now take place on Monday October 28.
# GAA
All-Ireland champions St Thomas survive Galway quarter-final scare
Castlegar pushed the All-Ireland champions all the way this afternoon.
# prison van
One prisoner and two officers injured when prison van overturned in Galway
The vehicle with one female prisoner inside was on its way to Galway District Court from Dublin.
# Roads
Man seriously injured in Galway road crash
The collision occurred at approximately 6.30am today in Fairyhill, Portumna.
# Roads
Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Galway
The incident happened last night in Loughrea. Gardaí are investigating.
# Galway SHC
It's a family affair: Burke overjoyed by historic victory
The St Thomas boss saw six of his sons feature during the Galway SHC final win yesterday.
# First-Timers
St Thomas and Kilcormac-Killoughey make club hurling history
The Galway club won their first ever county senior final yesterday while the Offaly club reached their first ever Leinster club senior final.
# Home Focus
Cunningham supporting St Thomas drive for Galway club hurling glory
The county senior hurling manager will have a special interest in Sunday’s decider in Pearse Stadium.
# 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.
# Jobs
45 jobs lost in Galway firm
OMAC Laboratories Ltd confirmed today that the temporary contract workers will be let go as the company moves into its low season.
# Cannabis Plants
Man in court over Roscommon shed drugs haul
Gardaí found €300,000 worth of cannabis plants when they searched the shed on Tuesday.
# Seized
Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway
The plants have an estimated street value of €750,000, say Gardaí.
# Grassroots
St Brigid's educating the Galway hurling youth
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.
# Tribesmen
Coen juggling Galway hurling commitments on U21 and senior fronts
The All-Ireland senior final may be looming large but it’s U21 hurling commitments that will occupy Johnny Coen’s mind first.
# Galway
Woman dies in Galway house fire
The woman in her seventies died in the fire at a house in Loughrea.