Author: Jordan Ward

Community Facilities Scheme Galway County Local Community Development Committee has been allocated a fund of €64,500 by the Department of Housing, Community and Local Government, from which it can allocate up to €1,000 per project to Community Groups in County Galway. The Scheme will provide...

Galway has now been officially awarded a European Region of Gastronomy 2018, the first region in Ireland to receive this designation. The award was presented by Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and Dr. Diane Dodd, President of IGCAT at a ceremony...

IGCAT international experts – Dr. Diane Dodd (Spain), Ilona Sares (Finland) and Davinia Galea (Malta) visited Galway between the 24 and 26 May 2016 to monitor the initial take-off and progress of the programme since its successful bid to host the European Region of Gastronomy in...

The Connemara Mussel Festival 2016, set in the idyllic village of Tullycross in the Renvyle Peninsula,  was yet again a resounding success and it truly epitomises a festival which celebrates  community, gastronomy and culture of the West of Ireland.   The mussel (farmed locally by Marty...

COPE Galway Community Catering, in partnership with Galway University Hospital (funded by Nursing and Midwifery Planning & Development Unit) recently launched “Good food and healthy eating advice for older people living independently”. The purpose of the booklet is to raise awareness about the risks of malnutrition...

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