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By Francis Farragher, Connacht Tribune. THE Galway Airport site at Carnmore should be developed into a regional sports centre with a multi-purpose state-of-the-art outdoor stadium capable of accommodating 30.000 people its focal point, a West of Ireland TD has said this week, Roscommon-Galway TD, Michael Fitzmaurice, said that he had already carried out some preparatory… Read more »

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Gaeltacht Local Area Plan (including settlements of An Cheathrú Rua, An Spidéal and Baile Cláir.) Issues Paper 2017 Public Consultation The purpose of the Local Area Plan is to guide how the Gaeltacht physically develops over the next 6 years Public Information Day The Forward Planning Team will also be holding a public information days… Read more »

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Clare River Harriers Athletic Club will host their 30th annual road race on Saturday 26th August at 6pm.  The race is Athletic Association of Ireland approved and once again the main sponsors are the Arches Hotel, Claregalway. As always €5 from every entry will go to the Galway Hospice. Further details are available from the… Read more »

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By Mark Walsh, Tuam Herald. GARDAÍ are asking members of the public to make sure all windows and doors in their home or business are secured, and be wary of keeping large amounts of money in either location, during the fine spell of weather after a local pub was broken into last weekend. Burglars made… Read more »

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Mother Teresa once said that “the most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved”. With a growing awareness of mental health issues entering the collective consciousness, depression and mood disorders are more widely accepted but admitting to feeling lonely? Some say it’s the final taboo. We live in a digital age where… Read more »

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Further to the announcement last week that Claregalway & District Day Care Centre had been approved planning permission for 14 x 2 bedroom houses and a new day care centre, see below the architects plans to give you an idea of how it will look. If anyone wants to see a larger version please call… Read more »

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May 22, 2017 I have been thinking a lot about happiness of late, partially because so many people seem unhappy.  I think that was my first epiphany upon entering the world of Social Media; people are unhappy and there are a lot of them.  Now don’t get me wrong, we all know some people who… Read more »

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Declan Varley’s last book currently with The Feldstein Agency — The Confession of Peadar Gibbons. Tells the story of a tormented small town poet who writes down the story of his life when he wants to get stuff off his chest on his fiftieth birthday. The Tenth Year Rap rap rap a knock, just a… Read more »

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  Weekly Column – July 8th 2017 Keep on the Sunny-side! I met a guy who told me a story about the power of food growing to create an understanding in children about nutritious food and sustainable living (or food ‘empathy’ as we’re fond of calling it in GIY).  His children sowed sunflower seeds in… Read more »

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Connacht Tribune.  I AM considering renting out two or three bedrooms in my house to students.  I will continue to live in my home.  Please advice me of the taxation implications. Can I rent a room in my house and receive tax-free rental income? If you decide to rent a room (or rooms) in your… Read more »

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald A NEW Day Care Centre and sheltered housing development for the elderly has got the go-ahead in Claregalway. The development will include 14 single storey housing units as well as a single storey day care centre which will replace the one already in the village. Galway Co Council has granted… Read more »