Co-operation, not conflict, is the future for Russia and the West, says Galway based Russian

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Is the world in the grip of a new Cold War? Should we fear Russia again as we did in the 1970s and 1980s? Many would think so given the growing unease in the Western world of a resurgent Russia under the former president and now prime minister Vladimir Putin.

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Halloween fun at Galway Social Space

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

The Galway Social Space at 24 Middle Street will hold a fun-filled day of activity tomorrow to celebrate Halloween.

The centre will host traditional Halloween games, such as apples on string, and basins of sweets and flour will be available for children, as well as face painters and balloon makers. Weather permitting, The Spacers will be outside Lynch’s Castle on Shop Street from 3pm.

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Haunted House at Brigit’s Garden

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

A Wicked Witch has cast a spell on Brigit’s Garden in Roscahill and has turned it into a Haunted House for Halloween, full of ghosts, ghouls, and strange beasties.

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Public urged to report illegal fireworks to gardai

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Fireworks can maim and kill, according to Galway gardai who are urging any concerned member of the public to report the sale or possession of these illegal products.

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Have spooky, but safe fun this Halloween, says HSE

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Have some spooky, but safe, fun; this is the message from the HSE West this Halloween as fireworks, bonfires, costumes and even boiled sweets can cause an injury to your little ghoul.

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Charity gig at The Crane Bar

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

THE CRANE Bar, Sea Road, will host a night of music and song this Saturday at 9.30pm to raise funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland.

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Tenth birthday wedding offers at The Westwood

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Located in the university district of Galway city on the Galway to Clifden road, the Westwood Hotel stands amid a rural landscape of greenery, combining a mellow taste of the countryside with the city’s cutting edge.

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Win €600 in Coyotes this Friday

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Coyotes late bar and club on Forster Street will host its first Halloween party tomorrow (Friday). Doors open at 5pm and entry is free, and the best costumes on the night will compete for a €600 prize.

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Smart alec ‘good Samaritan’ fined for abusing garda

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

A smart alec “good Samaritan” who attempted to stop a stranger from drink driving was fined a total of €1,000 for public order offences, including verbally abusing a garda, calling her a “stupid f***ing bitch”.

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Shoplifter gets lucky with community service

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Goodlucky by name, Goodlucky by nature. An asylum seeker shoplifter stayed true to his name when he was given the opportunity of completing 120 hours of community service instead of four months in jail.

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Stag and his best man fined after pub ejection

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

The traditional last night of freedom cost one stag and his best man €500 each for being abusive to security men and gardai after being ejected from a city centre pub.

Mark Upton (33) with an address at 12 Newmarket Street, The Coombe, Dublin 8, and Mick Stanley (32) with an address at 102 Coombe, Dublin 8, both appeared before Judge Mary Fahy charged with being intoxicated in a public place and with threatening and abusive behaviour at Shop Street on March 7, 2008.

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Shell awards for Galway entrepreneurs

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

A young Galway entrepreneur has been named the most successful and inspirational young entrepreneur in the western region by Shell Livewire.

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Seven deadly sins at The Skeff

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

The Skeff will become a hangout for ghoulish beings, angels, devils, and superheroes tonight (Thursday) and Friday when The Skeff bar hosts its Halloween nights.

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Galway poets are St Louis bound

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Galway poets Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins have been invited to read in Galway’s sister city of St Louis, Missouri.

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Education cuts could see FF lose seats in Connemara

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

A Government struggles to get a Budget through the Oireachtas. These are tumultuous times but more pertinently they reflect the fact that the economic and political climate has changed dramatically.

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‘Bomber’ Killilea to bat for Fine Gael?

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

Michael ‘Bomber’ Killilea, a former hurler with Carnmore and footballer with Claregalway, is coming under increasing pressure from Fine Gael to contest the 2009 Local Elections.

FG in the Oranmore area feels Mr Killilea would make “an excellent candidate” and that he should seek a nomination when the party holds its selection convention.

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McCambridge’s gears up for annual Food and Wine Fair

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

McCambridge’s has announced details of its fifth annual Food and Wine Fair. This year the fair will run on Thursday November 27 from 5pm to 9pm in the Connaught Room at The Ardilaun. This unique event has grown year on year with new gourmet food producers and wine importers featuring in this wonderful feast for the senses. Attendees can sample the best of Irish produced cheeses, chutneys, chocolates, cakes, puddings and preserves as well as world wide wines, coffees and teas.

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Boy-racers are ‘manufacturers of their own demise’, says judge

Thu, Oct 23, 2008

Young people who persist in deliberate dangerous driving are the “manufacturers of their own demise”; this was the severe response of a District Court judge this week who disqualified a defendant after he was found “drifting” at a roundabout with other boy racers.

At Galway District Court last Monday was Daniel Finnerty (23) with an address at Kilgarriff, Headford Road, who pleaded guilty to the charge of dangerous driving at Parkmore, Ballybrit, on August 18, 2007.

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Mayor to face a free run at FG convention tonight?

Thu, Oct 23, 2008

The Mayor of Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely will be chosen as Fine Gael’s candidate for the Galway City Centre ward in The Westwood Hotel tonight.

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Advertiser scores highly in Red C local newspaper survey

Thu, Oct 23, 2008

The Galway Advertiser has come out as the most effective newspaper for advertising in the city and county, according to a comprehensive poll carried out by the RED C polling agency.

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