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By Declan Varley, Galway Advertiser. The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Sharon HESSION (née Delaney) Cregcarragh, Cregmore, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Sharon Hession (nee Delaney), Cregcarragh, Cregmore, Claregalway, Co Galway. December 11th 2017, (Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family); Predeceased by her father Michael Delaney,   Cherished wife of John and devoted mother to Chloe and Jack. Sadly… Read more »

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    Minister makes announcement on visit to Clare River enhancement projects at Grange Bridge Monday 11th December 2017: Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector, today announced that 18 angling development projects in the Galway region have been awarded funding of some €275,000 by Inland Fisheries Ireland to improve angling access in the… Read more »

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Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the allocation of €21,800 to a range of Galway organisations under the ‘Go For Life Grant Scheme’. Operated by ‘Age and Opportunity’ in partnership with Sport Ireland, the ‘Go For Life Scheme’… Read more »

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The Baunmore Traffic Safety Group has been set up to highlight a serious accident black spot at Bawnmore crossroads in Claregalway. The Loughgeorge to Corrandulla road has seen an inordinate amount of traffic incidents take place as vehicles attempt to the take the bend at Bawnmore cross heading to Corrandulla. The problem is the camber of the… Read more »

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By Enda Cuningham, Connacht Tribune GALWAY-owned restaurant giant Supermac’s recorded a pre-tax profit of more than €15.9 million in 2016,according to new accounts filed with Companies Registration Office. The after-tax profit was €13.3m (up from around €11.5m in 2015).  Pre-tax profits in 2015 were recorded at just over €14m. Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd, which is owned… Read more »

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Lower salaries work to make west a more profitable option for employers By Stephen Corrigan, Connacht Tribune December 7, 2017   Galway city…costs survey. Galway could be set to attract a significant number of jobs from Dublin – with lower salary expectations making the county a tempting prospect for employers. A survey carried out by… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney. Connacht Tribune.    Bus Eireann’s decision to cut fares from several of the county’s towns into Galway city in the run-up to Christmas has infuriated local businesses, who have accused the state company of sucking the life out of their retail sector. Bus Eireann is to reduce fares to €10 return on… Read more »

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COMPÁNTAS Lir are now in the process of completing their casting for ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams which they will present in the annual drama circuit in the spring. The Claregalway Carnmore Drama Group will  have rehearsals on three or four evenings each week in January and February which clearly demonstrates the effort that… Read more »

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  Digital media giant to create twenty new jobs in the city By Una Sinnott Galway Advertiser, Thu, Dec 07, 2017 Maximum Media, Ireland’s largest digital publisher and the company behind JOE, SportsJOE, Her, and HerFamily, has revealed plans to make a significant investment in Galway in early 2018. The move, inspired by company founder Niall… Read more »