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Galway's top cop likens growth in heroin use to 1980s Dublin

Galway's top cop likens growth in heroin use to 1980s Dublin

Galway's top Garda has compared the rise in heroin use in the city to the stronghold which the drug took in Dublin in the 1980s.

City Council’s €1.5m legal work not put out to tender

City Council’s €1.5m legal work not put out to tender

Galway City Council is forking out hundreds of thousands of Euro every year on legal fees – but it isn’t putting the work out to tender.

Irate pub customer smashes €6,000 worth of windows with beer kegs

Irate pub customer smashes €6,000 worth of windows with beer kegs

A CITY pub suffered an estimated €6,000 worth of damage after an irate customer – using empty beer kegs – smashed five large windows on the premises after closing time.

Call to make Woodquay market a weekly fixture

Call to make Woodquay market a weekly fixture

A call has been made to have the Woodquay country market made a ‘weekly fixture’ in the retail life of the city, after a positive response to a boom sales day there on Saturday.

Hopes for resurrection of Naomh Éanna ‘all but sunk’

Hopes for resurrection of Naomh Éanna ‘all but sunk’

The future of the Naomh Éanna – the former Galway-Aran ferry – looks distinctly grim despite the last ditch efforts of a number of TDs and a group of voluntary supporters to halt the plans of Waterways Ireland to cut up the vessel.

In our publications this week

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  3. Galway City Tribune
Call to make Woodquay market a weekly Galway fixture

Call to make Woodquay market a weekly Galway fixture

  A call has been made to have the Woodquay country market made a ‘weekly fixture’...

April 22, 2014

Council houses fix-ups ‘drop in the ocean’ for Galway waiting list

Council houses fix-ups ‘drop in the ocean’ for Galway waiting list

    Funding of €415,000 to refurbish 21 long-term vacant local authority houses has been described as...

April 22, 2014

Irate customer smashes €6,000 worth of Galway pub's windows

Irate customer smashes €6,000 worth of Galway pub's windows

  A Galway City pub suffered an estimated €6,000 worth of damage after an irate customer...

April 22, 2014

Galway City Council’s €1.5m legal work not put out to tender

Galway City Council’s €1.5m legal work not put out to tender

    Galway City Council is forking out hundreds of thousands of Euro every year on legal...

April 22, 2014

Galway's league hopes hang by a thread

Galway's league hopes hang by a thread

Clare 1-10 Galway 0-8 GALWAY’S league ambitions hit troubled waters again last Thursday evening as the maroon...

April 17, 2014

Fahy on target as Athenry advance

Fahy on target as Athenry advance

THOUGH their league form might not be anything to write home about, the defence of...

April 17, 2014

Moore to miss big date with the Cats

Moore to miss big date with the Cats

GALWAY manager Anthony Cunningham believes the current injury crisis in the set-up is a result...

April 17, 2014

Curley astounded by commitment of players

Curley astounded by commitment of players

WHEN someone like Galway hurling selector Damien Curley says he is astounded by the dedication...

April 17, 2014

Galway's top cop likens growth in heroin use to 1980s Dublin

Galway's top cop likens growth in heroin use to 1980s Dublin

Galway's top Garda has compared the rise in heroin use in the city to the...

April 23, 2014

City solicitors have Free Legal Aid fees slashed

City solicitors have Free Legal Aid fees slashed

The Free Legal Aid rate paid to solicitors by the State to represent an accused...

April 21, 2014

Conman caught in compo swindle

Conman caught in compo swindle

A court has heard how a 47-years-old man conned Galway hotel, restaurant and coffee shop...

April 21, 2014

Study to look at future of Salthill Prom

Study to look at future of Salthill Prom

A new study of the Prom area to be undertaken later this year will look...

April 21, 2014

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