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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Salthill

Last year
2022
# Golf
'The worst two hours of my life!' - The Galway qualifier for The Open at St Andrews
Salthill’s Ronan Mullarney makes his Major debut this week.
# salthill cycleway
Galway councillors revoke plans for temporary cycleway in Salthill
Campaigners say they are “disappointed but not surprised” that the six-month pilot has been stopped.
Voices
Opinion: Galway in a climate crisis - not a single cycleway has been built in years
Galway resident Gráinne Faller addresses the divisive Salthill Cycleways but urges councillors not to scrap the plans in a vote next week.
All time
# Salthill
Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag
“Food is not served to residents in plastic bags,” a spokesperson for the International Protection Accommodation Service said.
# Salthill
Missing Galway man found safe and well
The 64-year-old went missing in May.
# Seanad
'The nuns sent me away with your child in a wheelbarrow': Powerful speeches in debate on mother and baby homes
Senators are debating legislation related to records compiled by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes.
# Incident
40 youths obstruct gardaí as two arrested after altercation in Salthill, Galway
Several garda units were called to the scene to try and restore peace and disperse the crowd.
# wet and windy
Fallen trees and power outages after Storm Elsa causes damage in the west and south
Galway and Mayo bore most of the damage from the storm.
# Galway
Missing 14-year-old Julija Nedilskaja found safe and well
Julija was reported missing on Friday.
# like a pro
How to do Salthill like a pro - including the best parking, poitín, and where to 'kick the wall'
Plus the locals’ favourite spot for a 99.
# Salthill
Appeal lodged after council rejects plan for a penguinarium in Galway
Galway Atlantaquaria is appealing the decision to An Bord Pleanála.
# story of my pub
'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom
It’s been called O’Connor’s Famous Pub for years – but now it has 375 million views on YouTube.
# Salthill
Search ongoing for swimmer who went missing off Galway
It is understood the man got into difficulty near Blackrock, Salthill.
# Salthill
Fatal substance stolen from vet clinic in Galway
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Salthill: Colourful resort town with all the advantages of city, seaside and craft beer
Plus that iconic diving board.
# Oughterard
Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom
A post-mortem is due to be carried out.
# Tribes On Top
Galway fire home 3 goals in Salthill as they complete Connacht minor three-in-a-row
Sligo were despatched by ten points at Pearse Stadium.
# Winning
Champions Galway on course to retain title after overcoming Roscommon
Meanwhile, Sligo beat Leitrim 3-12 to 3-7 to set up a clash in the final against the Tribesmen.
# Galway
Family concerned for boy who has been missing since Friday
Francis Ward is described as being 5’ 9’’, of medium build, with short brown hair.
# Organ Donation
'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.
# Joe Canning
'When I got up and tried to walk, I couldn't because I'd no power whatsoever in my hamstring.'
The Galway star on injury recovery and chasing that All-Ireland senior medal.
# home comforts
€20k 'top-up' to help Galway as Leinster still say no to home hurling games out west
The Tribesmen haven’t held a home game since joining Leinster in 2009.
# Salthill
Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening
He was pronounced dead around an hour after arriving at University Hospital Galway.
# Connacht SFC
Shine held in reserve as Roscommon make 4 changes for Connacht final clash with Galway
There’s a change in goal too with Darren O’Malley handed the number one shirt.
# way out west
15 Things You Know For Sure If You're From Galway
Races, swans and kicking walls.
# storm teresa
"I posed for 100 selfies in Ballina" - Teresa Mannion has had her say on THAT report
RTE’s western reporter went viral over the weekend after she quite literally braved the eye of Storm Desmond.
# Salthill
Woman in serious condition after Galway hit and run
It happened in Salthill, Galway on Saturday morning.
# Salthill
Here's how insanely windy it was in Galway yesterday
Very, very windy.
# One Year On
Can you help? Body of 'mystery' man found in Galway still not identified
Gardaí in Galway have issued a renewed appeal.
# Anti-social behaviour
Gardaí called to Dart station as fight breaks out between youths in carriage
The Dart was delayed for around 30 minutes because of the incident last night.
# Missing
Missing man John Moyles located
He had been missing since 5 July.
# recognise anywhere?
Galway's Monopoly board has one more space up for grabs
Members of the public are being asked to nominate their favourite charity to be included.
# location location location
'We need to be embraced properly. Galway need championship hurling in Galway.'
Should next Saturday’s replay be played in Salthill?
# Salthill
Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack
The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.
# Barna
Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway?
The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.
# Dual star
He's been training with Mayo but Gavin Duffy is set to play in Galway club championship tomorrow
It is expected that Duffy will play for Salthill-Knocknacarra tomorrow afternoon.
# blank canvas
These Galway housemates have a brilliant way of dealing with pesky canvassers
You gotta do what you gotta do.
# prank call
Is this a real NSFW prank call between two baffled Galway garda stations?
“You’re after pressing the wrong button now and you’re pretending you didn’t make a mistake.”
# splashing weather
These pictures prove summer is almost here...
Or at least these brave swimmers think so.
# Salthill
'Safe conclusion' to four hour stand-off with man on balcony in Galway
The man in his 40s was talked down by negotiators and gardaí said there were no injuries in the incident.