CPO specialist to act for householders affected by Galway City Outer By Pass project

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Considered the leading expert in the West of Ireland on Compulsory Purchase Orders and Compensation (CPOs), city businessman Ronan Rooney will be representing a select number of landowners on the new Galway City Outer By Pass project (Galway City Transport Project).

Traditionally acting on behalf of the State and councils, Mr Rooney has confirmed that he will instead be acting on a number of select cases for some of the property owners affected concentrating on Commercial Business Property, severely affected Residential Homes and development lands.

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Crowley calls for water fountains and refilling stations in Galway

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

John Crowley, Social Democrat Candidate for Galway City West, is proposing that Galway City and County Councils follow the good example of Dublin Councils in installing water fountains and filling stations throughout Galway, which would encourage re-use and re-filling of water bottles and provide free and safe drinking water to the public.

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Thu, Nov 08, 2018

National experts in employee financial and mental fitness will share practical advice on pensions auto-enrolment and stress management at the Wellbeing at Work breakfast event on 14 November at the Galway Clinic.

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Concert in Augustinian Church in aid of St Vincent de Paul

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Helen Hancock, a soprano from Oranmore will present a beautiful evening of singing and music in the Augustinian Church, Galway at 8pm on Friday November 9. The concert will also feature her singing teacher, international tenor Owen Gilhooly along with cellist Peter Sébestyén and pianist Ramin Haghjoo.

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Give the gift of life as Galway Hospice launches Christmas campaign

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

The Galway Hospice, launched its annual Christmas Campaign last week — Christmas is a special time for everyone, and this is especially true for the families that the Hospice cares for. There are many ways to support Galway Hospice this Christmas, from Christmas Cards to Christmas Baubles, E-Cards and even a Gift that keeps on giving. With your support this Christmas, they really can make a difference to families living with life-limiting illnesses at Christmas and beyond.

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Winner all right, winner all right as have-a go Frank Byrnes completes horse racing challenge

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

A love of horse riding, nurtured in his younger days growing up in Oranmore and continued with the Galway Blazers, reached its pinnacle last week when Frank Byrnes completed the Corinthian horse racing challenge in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund.

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The elves have arrived in Ballybrit for Elf Town 2018

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

All of Santa’s Elves are busy little bees at the moment, they have arrived in Galway Racecourse and are working tirelessly to bring you all of the magic that you would expect and can only imagine from Elf Town 2018 and much, much more. No detail is too small, no corner untouched.

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Events to remember Armistice Day

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Events are to be held locally this week to mark the centenary of Armistic Day.

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Save money with a free financial review from Murray Financial Services

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Murray Financial Services was established by Adrian Murray who has over a decade’s experience in financial services. As a Qualified Financial Advisor, Retirement Planning Advisor and a Pension Trustee Practitioner Adrian believes in providing a professional service to his clients.

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NUI Galway ‘Healthy Heroes’ Event promotes child and adolescent health

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

NUI Galway’s Healthy Heroes event will return next week, running over November 13 and November 14. This two-day event, organised by healthcare students from the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) Galway and the University’s Paediatric Society, will focus on teaching primary and post-primary school students from around County Galway about the importance of being a “Healthy Hero”, and trying to live healthily.

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NUI Galway conference to explore the use of cartoons in World War One

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

The First World War was a devastating conflict, but how did artists at the time use cartoons to tell the story? An international conference held at NUI Galway will explore this question, discussing the impact of cartoons in Ireland and Europe during the war. The conference will take place in the University’s Moore Institute this Saturday, November 10 in association with the 2018 Galway Cartoon Festival.

The conference is coordinated by the discipline of French at NUI Galway, in collaboration with the French Honorary Consul to Galway and Connacht, Catherine Gagneux. The event is also supported by the French Embassy in Ireland, the Embassy of Belgium and Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI), the agency responsible for the external relations of the French-speaking communities of Belgium.

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Halo are delighted to welcome Riff Shop, the live DJ / Sax / Percussion trio to Halo on Saturday 10th November.

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Halo are delighted to welcome Riff Shop, the live DJ / Sax / Percussion trio to Halo on Saturday 10th November.

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River rescue heroes to be nominated for Irish Water Safety award

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Five Galway teenagers are to be nominated for an Irish Water Safety award for their heroic actions in rescuing a man from the River Corrib on Sunday night.

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Educate Together awarded patronage of new Galway Secondary school

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Patronage of Galway's new second-level school, due to open in 2019, has been awarded to Educate Together, following a long campaign by Educate Together, and a grassroots group of Galway parents who have been working on this over the past six years.

The decision to award patronage was announced by the Department of Education on Wednesday morning.

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County roads set to be upgraded thanks to one million euro allocation

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

The Galway County Council is set to receive a €1 million cash injection for the upgrade of locals roads after Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring announced a further allocation to Local Authorities under the the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS).

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Centuries of fine hospitality continue at the impressive Cloonacauneen Castle

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Fine food and good wines have been served for well over four hundred years at Cloonacauneen Castle and this tradition still continues in the tower house that rises majestically over the landscape around it on the Tuam Road.

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Dine in Galway dishes up an exciting menu of events

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Hundreds of restaurants, cafés and bars across Galway city and county are partnering with local food producers for Dine in Galway week, running from November 5 to 11 as part of the European Region of Gastronomy.

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NUI Galway Students’ Union to hold road safety day next week

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

NUI Galway Students’ Union is holding a road safety day on Wednesday October 31, where the Road Safety Authority interactive shuttle and roll-over simulator will be outside Áras na Mac Léinn from 10am to 4pm.

The interactive shuttle allows participants to practice their driving and hazard perception skills on car, motorbike, and bicycle simulators. The roll-over simulator will demonstrate how it would feel if you were in a car which turned over in a collision. Visitors can also practice the driver theory test and see how driving environments and speed affect braking distances on the brake reaction timer. The Students’ Union will also be distributing free high vis items and bike lights throughout the day.

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NUI Galway study reveals dogfish diet

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula), which are an abundant small shark species in Irish coastal waters, have been shown to have a very varied diet, preferring soft-bodied animals over crabs and fish, according to a new study by marine scientists at the Ryan Institute in NUI Galway. The study was published in the Journal of Fish Biology.

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Galway commemorates the bicentenary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

The 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking novel, Frankenstein, will be celebrated this Hallowe’en with a series of free events at NUI Galway and in Galway City.

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