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# Galway City

Last year
Opinion: Galway councillors promised us a cycling solution months ago - nothing has happened
Local resident Gráinne Faller says anyone cycling in Galway faces dangerous roads and interactions with traffic every day.
# G-G-G-Galway
Quiz: How much do you know about Galway city?
It’s a great time of year in the town of the tribes.
All time
# ring road
Decision to approve controversial Galway City Ring Road 'bizarre', Green Party senator says
An Bord Pleanála has approved plans for the 18km ring road around the north of Galway city.
Chronic traffic congestion in Galway has been an issue for years.
For more than two decades, a bypass around the city centre has been a large part of the discussion around solutions.
An Bórd Pleanála last night approved plans for a Galway City Ring Road route around the north of the city.
# ring road
Proposed N6 Galway City Ring Road approved by An Bord Pleanála
It’s hoped the road will reduce traffic congestion and improve journey times in and around Galway city.
# middle arch
Galway City Council closes off 'Middle Arch' due to concerns over gatherings
The Council has said that the area will remain closed for several weeks.
# Galway
Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes
Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.
# Knocknacarra
Army bomb squad removes viable device discovered in Galway city
The Army Bomb Disposal Team removed the item for further examination
# Galway City
Man arrested after almost €32k worth of drugs and cash seized from house
The man, who is in his 40s, has been released since his arrest.
# Galway City
Man (20s) stabbed in Eyre Square in Galway last night
A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident.
# Seizure
Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway
Gardaí seized equipment, more than €175,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine from a property in the city.
# revoked
Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.
# snapshot
From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos
A concise guide to the imagery around the City of Tribes.
# food and drink
This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city
The idea is modelled on a similar idea on London’s South Bank.
# Barna
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.
# The City of the Tribes
Back in time: The Galway of 600 years ago shows just how much of the city has survived
A new collection of Galway maps has illustrations going back to the 16th century.
# Taaffe's
Galway City Council ask for mural they commissioned to be removed
Two months ago, council officials commissioned and paid for a mural at a derelict drapery shop on William Street, seeking permission from the landlords to paint it.
# Get the Party Started
Galway crowds belt out Fields of Athenry to welcome Connacht heroes home
‘Dreams and songs to sing,’
# Sinkhole
Major traffic disruption in Galway after collapse of road drain in city centre
Three streets have been closed in the city following the collapse.
16 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Galway
# Galway City
Have you seen Ben? He's been missing since yesterday
The 21-year-old was last seen around Eglinton Street at 1.45am on Thursday.
# Search
The body of missing woman Margaret 'Mags' Berry has been found in Galway
Margaret had been missing since last week.
# Galway City
Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 35-year-old woman
Margaret Berry was last seen on Wednesday.
# Galway City
Have you seen this man? Michael Bugler has been missing since Friday
Michael Bugler was last seen in Galway city on Friday at around 1am.
# the hole in the wall
Here's the massive queue outside a Galway pub this morning for Donegal Tuesday
The tradition lives on.
# Masked Men
Jewellery worth €1 million stolen in Galway robbery
Four men have been arrested, and the stolen property recovered.
# Missing
Gardaí search for 29-year-old missing in Galway city for eight days
Family and gardaí say they are increasingly concerned about Eoin Madigan.
# Tirellan Heights
Homes evacuated after early morning blaze in Galway
Two houses have been destroyed in the fire.
# it makes cents
Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins
That’s 150 smackeroonies. In coppers.
# Drugs Bust
Gardaí find €40,000 worth of ecstasy in Galway
The discovery was part of an intelligence led operation.
# off yer bike
City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway
Claims that rickshaws are “too dangerous” and the streets of Galway are “too narrow” have been rubbished by a legal operator of the bike taxis.
# Roads
Man dies in Galway crash in early hours of the morning
The 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on the Headford to Galway Road.
# THE rankings
IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?
# Galway City
Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.
# swan stealing
Attempted swan stealing in Galway city
Two men were spotted trying to illegally net the swans at the Claddagh.
# septic tanks
Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.
# Prime Numbers
Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers
Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?
# Roads
19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident
Two other people were injured in the single vehicle road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.
# Galway City
Galway businesses destroyed in severe weekend fire
A fire on Saturday night at the Riverside Commercial Estate ruined three businesses, causing millions in damages.