By Olivia Hanna It has been announced that the Galway Atlantaquaria is finally set to become home to a huddle of penguins. The Atlantaquaria submitted a planning application last month to Galway City Council for a ‘purpose built Penguinarium’ that includes a penguin pool and beach area, viewing areas and seating for guests. The proposed site is the Fáilte Ireland … [Read more...] about Galway set to get ‘flocked’
Will free public water be flowing through Galway?
By Olivia Hanna Plastic pollution is a growing epidemic and many conscious individuals are taking steps to cut down on their environmental impacts by using reusable water bottles. But when the bottle has run dry, it becomes redundant. There aren’t many, if any, places in Galway City to refill those reusable bottles, forcing a sad return to plastic. This may change in … [Read more...] about Will free public water be flowing through Galway?
AIDS West to host concert for World AIDS Day
By Áine Kenny AIDS West is hosting a concert for World AIDS day. The concert will take place in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church at 8pm on Sunday 2 December. Cois Cladaigh and Bel Canto will be performing at the event. The concert is open to all and admission is free. This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on 1 December, … [Read more...] about AIDS West to host concert for World AIDS Day
Opinion: City Brawl
By Gary Elbert I stood outside GMIT umbrella in one hand phone in the other. It was a wet miserable autumn Galway afternoon, the rain attacking from all sides, flanked and buttressed by a cutting Atlantic wind. Suddenly a verbal altercation took place, through the passenger windows of passing cars. One car ‘parked’ in the bus lane metres away from the … [Read more...] about Opinion: City Brawl
New Christmas parade and light installations added to Christmas Market opening
By Daniel Brennan This year, Galway city’s traditional Continental Christmas Market has been added to, with brand new lights and projections being displayed across the city, as well the addition of a brand new event for opening night, the ‘Light Up Galway’ parade. The ‘Light Up Galway’ event was held alongside the Christmas market’s opening last Friday the 16 of November. … [Read more...] about New Christmas parade and light installations added to Christmas Market opening