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Irish presidential election 2018: Who is incumbent Michael D Higgins? Current president has served since 2011 and is preparing to face challengers this October The Independent Online Michael D Higgins has served as President of Ireland since 2011 ( EPA ) Michael D Higgins has served as the ninth president of Ireland since 2011, and confirmed in July… Read more »

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Irish Water to develop Drainage Area Plans in Galway Improving wastewater network performance, protecting waterways and planning for future population growth and economic development will help improve Galway water supply Irish Water is investing €2.3 million to develop Drainage Area Plans for Galway City including Barna and Oranmore which feed into the Galway City network,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Mary DUGGAN (née Duggan) Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway     (Peacefully) at home, beloved wife of the late Tom and loving mother of Tommy and Jimmy. Deeply regretted by her loving sons, brother Harry, sister Bridie, daughter-in-law Frances, granddaughter Amy, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Sioraiocht in the… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Bridie KAVANAGH (née Morris) Cregg, Claregalway, Galway / Cummer, Galway Cregg, Claregalway and formerly of Corbally, Cummer. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, husband William, daughter Marie Maloney (Cregboy, Claregalway), sons Frank, James and Martin Joe (Cregg), son-in-law Con, daughter-in-law Rosemarie, grandchildren Michael, Adam and Sean, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law,… Read more »

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Update on abandoned puppies rescued from Athenry horse trailer:   Another of the 16 rescued puppies found in an abandoned horsebox in Ballydavid, Athenry has lost his battle for life, according to dog rescue charity MADRA.   Bruce passed away this morning, leaving seven puppies fighting for survival after the co-ordinated rescue by Galway County Council’s… Read more »

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47. The Ripple Effect A good friend text me when I told her of my recurrence. She said it’s having a ripple effect on her and her family. They decided to go out that night for dinner to celebrate an anniversary. She decided that grabbing those moments is now more pertinent than ever. A reminder… Read more »

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Richie O’Donovan Club Stalwart (and former Club Officer) Richie O’Donovan has been forced to retire from playing at the tender age of 47 due to back injury. Richie, who lives in Lydican, was a natural leader and is well known to players and supporters of Claregalway football and Carnmore hurlers, having represented both clubs at… Read more »

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About Us Crime Victim Services Crime Prevention Roads Policing Careers Information Centre Contact Us New Garda Headquarters in Renmore, Galway Home About Us Our Departments Office of Corporate Communications News-Media Minister Charlie Flanagan was joined by the Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó’Cualáin to open the new Garda Headquarters in Renmore, Galway on the 20/7/18. Garda… Read more »

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Sean Kyne TD I am delighted to launch the new Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2018 which provides funding of almost €40 million for 45 programmes and measures which will support people and communities across the country. In my own department, some of the measures include: the use of IT to enable older people to live… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Michael FLAHERTY Corbally, Cummer, Galway / Tuam, Galway Michael Flaherty Corbally, Cummer, Tuam and formerly of Cortoon, Tuam. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, deeply regretted by his loving wife Ann Marie, daughters Michelle, Lisa, and Eimear, Michelle’s fiancé Matt Blurton (Derby, England), brothers Seamus, Tom, Bernard, (Cortoon), Padraig (Dunmore),… Read more »