• Ed Sheeran continues the Irish leg of his European tour in Galway today.

    He's playing two shows at Pearse Stadium tonight and tomorrow having already done sold-out gigs in Cork and Belfast.

    Anyone going is advised not to bring a bag, while delays around the stadium are also expected.

    Anne-Marie is the main headliner before Ed's due on stage at quarter to 9.

    The final 3 Irish dates of the tour are at Dublin's Phoenix Park next week.

  • Gardaí in Salthill are seeking assistance from the public in locating Andreea Mereuta, 26 years of age, who is missing from her home in Monalee Manor, Knocknacarra, Galway since last Thursday.

    Andreea was last seen on Ballalley Lane, Galway city centre at approximately 2.30a.m. after a social gathering with friends. 

    Andreea is a Romanian national and is described as being 163 cm in height, slim build with long brown hair and brown eyes.  When last seen she was wearing a red jacket and black leggings.

    Gardaí and family are very concerned for Andreea and are asking if anyone has seen Andreea or has any information on her whereabouts to please contact Salthill Garda Station on 091 - 514720, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

  • 100 new jobs are being created by a catering company which is opening two new restaurants.

    Gourmet Food Parlour has announced plans to open outlets in Skerries in County Dublin and Salthill in Galway.

    The group, which already employs more than 240 people, will be looking to fill positions including head chefs, front of house staff and event specialists.

  • Job hunters can try and clinch a job in Galway today.

    Jobs Expo Galway is taking place in the Salthill Hotel from 10 o'clock this morning.

    A lot of the jobs on offer will be in the stem sector, retail industry and IT.

    Careers Unlimited General Manager Bronagh Cotter is advising candidates to come prepared:

  • A man has died at University Hospital Galway after being taken from the water in Salthill earlier today.


    The alarm was raised around midday when the man was taken from the water near Blackrock


    Emergency services quickly transported the man to UHG for treatment, but he has since passed away.


    Gardaí are not releasing details of the man’s identity at this point.

  • The search is resuming this morning for a man missing off Salthill in Galway.

    The 40 year old man got into difficulty off Blackrock just before 5 o'clock yesterday evening.

    The RNLI, the Irish Coastguard's Rescue 115 helicopter, Galway Fire Brigade and Gardaí have all been involved in the operation.