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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Co Galway

This year
Seven men arrested in Garda operation targeting criminal gangs in Mayo and Galway
They have been detained for offences including serious assault, violent disorder, possession of weapons and drug offences.
The first new bridge over the Corrib in over 30 years has been officially opened
The new Salmon Weir bridge is in the shape of a salmon to reflect the heritage of fishing in the area.
Gardaí issue witness appeal over incident in which TD claims 'bag of sh*t' thrown at them
The incident is said to have taken place as Anne Rabbitte and Ciarán Cannon left a meeting in Co Galway last week.
Last year
ESB to decommission 70-turbine Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway
The construction of the wind farm in 2003 was linked to a landslide that led to the death of around 50,000 fish and tonnes of dislodged peat.
All time
Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.
Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago
Gardaí called to Mr Walsh’s home last Friday and informed his mother Mary (82) and father Denis (81) of the shocking news.
Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis
Gardaí also seized almost €4,000 in cash, a weighing scales and mixing agent.
Renewed appeal issued after woman (50s) killed in hit-and-run in Co Galway on Wednesday
Gardaí believe that a 2004 to 2007 model Toyota Corolla was involved in the collision.
Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event
Meanwhile, former Kildare junior minister Áine Brady has apologised for her attendance at the event.
Fatal substance stolen from vet clinic in Galway
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom
A post-mortem is due to be carried out.
Man's body found on shore of Inis Meáin by passerby
Gardaí are carrying out an investigation in connection to the man’s death.
Post-mortem due on woman (60s) who died after two dogs attacked her
It’s understood the woman was visiting relatives in Moycullen when the incident occurred.
Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week
It’s understood that the building is to be sold, but there are no plans to relocate the business elsewhere.
Tributes paid to consultant doctor who died in Lough Corrib
Aongus Curran’s body was recovered yesterday.
Woman and her son (14) killed after car crashes into tree
They were pronounced dead at the scene. Post-mortem examinations are due to take place today.
Forget Mixed Martial Arts - check out Medieval Armoured Combat...
The first Medieval Combat Tournament to be fought in Ireland in 400 years is coming to Galway – and the people behind the sport take it very seriously.
This Irish company has produced the new 'gold standard' in medical technology
Aerogen’s drug nebulisers are being used in the intensive-care units of hospitals in 70 countries.
Community rallies to save 'our Sean' from unmarked burial in England
Locals in Glinsk are hoping that a Sean Parker, who died in England, grew up in their town, so he can be repatriated.
Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on "sophisticated grow house"
Two firearms were also recovered in the search.
'Sophisticated' cannabis growhouse discovered by gardaí in Tuam
A man has been arrested following the discovery.
Two men arrested after €400,000 of cannabis seized
A house was searched in the Tuam area today, leading to the find and arrests.
The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Man (24) dies in Galway road collision
The man was the only occupant of a car that collided with a traffic island at Knockdoe.
The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
Pic: Two arrested after cannabis plants worth €2.5m seized
The 3,000 plants were seized following the planned search of a business premises in Tuam, Co Galway.
New Hewlett Packard facility to create 150 construction jobs
The 87,000 square foot facility will be dedicated to software research and development, cloud technology and business services.
Man arrested in connection with Kevin McGeever abduction
The man is currently being questioned in Gort, Co Galway.
Missing Galway woman located
The woman was reported missing from Strabane, Co Tyrone, but has since been located.
Man dies following single vehicle collision in Co Galway
The fatal road collision occurred at Kildaree, Williamstown, at around 9.15am today.
Man's body found on Co Galway beach
Gardaí are appealing for help in identifying the man, whose body was found on Thursday in Lettermullen.
Witnesses sought to fatal Co Galway crash
A woman in her 50s was killed when her car struck a wall on the Kiltomer to Portumna/Laurencetown road this morning.
Man killed in traffic collision in Co Galway
A motorbike and a car collided on the Gort to Scarriff road this morning.
World champion prepares for cliff diving series with jump into Lough Corrib - from a helicopter
The Red Bull series includes a stop at the Aran Island of Inis Mór in August.
Fisherman dies after Lough Corrib fall
Two fishermen were airlifted to hospital yesterday after entering the water at Lough Corrib.
Gardaí appeal to drivers over fatal Galway crash
A 38-year-old woman was killed when her car struck a wall in Colemanstown, Menlough yesterday afternoon.
Man killed in Clifden crash
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to last night’s fatal crash in Co Galway.
Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report
Captain Derek Furniss and Cadet David Jevens were killed in the October 2009 crash.
Road traffic accident claims life of teenage girl
A teenage girl was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash between two cars in Portumna, Co Galway.
Two more released over murder of publican John Kenny
The investigation into the Galway publican and teacher’s death continues with a woman arrested last night still in Garda custody.