Galway

Galway man fined and banned from driving after illegal burning

Galway man fined and banned from driving after illegal burning

A Co. Galway landowner has been fined €750 and disqualified from driving for two years after being convicted of illegal...

June 13, 2022

‘Deer a cause of accidents on rural roads’ – IFA county chair

‘Deer a cause of accidents on rural roads’ – IFA county chair

Deer are a cause of vehicle accidents on rural roads in many parts of the country, according to the chairperson...

May 26, 2022

Heritage minister supports garda investigation into Galway bog fire

Heritage minister supports garda investigation into Galway bog fire

Heritage minister, Malcolm Noonan, has supported a full investigation by An Garda Siochána into the causes of a major fire...

April 29, 2022

Connemara farm childhood was artist’s inspiration

Connemara farm childhood was artist’s inspiration

A Galway based artist who spent her childhood on her grandparents’ Connemara farm looks to memories of their animals for...

February 19, 2022

Woollen mills increases number of partner farmers

Woollen mills increases number of partner farmers

A Co. Kilkenny based woollen mills that works with Galway fleece is increasing its number of partner farmers yearly as...

November 27, 2021

Galway farmer highlights disabled parking problems

Galway farmer highlights disabled parking problems

A Co. Galway farmer who chairs the new group – Physical Impairment Ireland – has called for more thought to...

September 25, 2021

Family affair as Maam Cross Mart enjoys unique setting

Family affair as Maam Cross Mart enjoys unique setting

It’s a family affair for the Burkes at their livestock mart at scenic Maam Cross, Co. Galway. Brid Burke and...

September 19, 2021

Investigations launched after farmed salmon discovered in river

Investigations launched after farmed salmon discovered in river

Investigations have begun after farmed salmon were recovered from the Connemara Fishery recently, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed. Officers...

September 10, 2021

Beef Focus: Galway sisters producing quality suckler stock

Beef Focus: Galway sisters producing quality suckler stock

Farming 100ac on the Roscommon/Galway border, the Hastings sisters are running a suckler and sheep farm with a major focus...

August 22, 2021

Dublin working farm to host ‘Food on the Edge’

Dublin working farm to host ‘Food on the Edge’

A 38ac working farm on Dublin’s south side will be the home of ‘Food on the Edge’ 2021. Airfield estate...

June 26, 2021

Donegal Yarn secured as wool group’s first customer

Donegal Yarn secured as wool group’s first customer

Dismayed at the sharply falling price of wool on the traditional route to market, a group of wool producers –...

June 6, 2021

Derrybrien Wind farm issue: ‘Lack of urgency’ on tackling €15,000 daily fines slammed

Derrybrien Wind farm issue: ‘Lack of urgency’ on tackling €15,000 daily fines slammed

The government has been called on to intervene to put an end to the “waste of public money” that is...

June 4, 2021

Illegal dumping ‘increased by up to 25%’ since start of Covid

Illegal dumping ‘increased by up to 25%’ since start of Covid

A survey focused on illegal dumping in Galway has been launched this week by Galway East Sinn Féin activist Louis...

May 13, 2021

Authorities investigate after ‘270 dead calves found on farm’

Authorities investigate after ‘270 dead calves found on farm’

Authorities are investigating a case following the discovery and removal of a large number of dead calves – reported to...

April 22, 2021

Connemara woman runs for Galway IFA vice-chair

Connemara woman runs for Galway IFA vice-chair

She may be in the red zone of Rome at present but Connemara woman Eimear Wallace (25) has her home...

March 29, 2021

Renewed bid for controversial biogas plant in Co. Galway

Renewed bid for controversial biogas plant in Co. Galway

Another attempt to establish a controversial biogas plant near Gort in Co. Galway is underway. Earlier this year, Galway County...

December 31, 2020

Go. Galway plots for sale suited to ‘adjoining landowners to increase existing holdings’

Go. Galway plots for sale suited to ‘adjoining landowners to increase existing holdings’

DNG Martin O’Connor is currently offering two separate plots for sale, both located in Co. Galway. The first is a...

December 27, 2020

60.28ac suited to grazing for sheep, cattle and horses on the market in Co. Galway

60.28ac suited to grazing for sheep, cattle and horses on the market in Co. Galway

DNG Martin O’Connor has for sale a fantastic 60.28ac holding in the Rusheeny Valley on the outskirts of Oughterard Village,...

December 26, 2020