Pub Pint Race returns

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Following the success of the inaugural Western Alzheimers Pub Pint Race at the October Galway Races, the charity race is back for the summer festival.

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Thu, Jun 28, 2018

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100,000 to flock to city for Seafest scorcher

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Galway city is set for a midsummer boost of up to €7m this weekend when more than 100,000 people flock to the city for the mouthwatering Seafest event.

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Deputies welcome €700,000 for arts funding

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

The Minister for Culture and the Arts Council has today announced €688,279 in Arts Grant funding for artists and arts organisations in Galway city and county.

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Sean Kyne declares for Educate Together to run Galway's new secondary school

Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Parents are being encouraged to make their views known about which body they want to see running Galway's new secondary school, and Minister Seán Kyne has declared his preference is that patronage should be awarded to Educate Together.

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Galway Hospice unveils plans for Merlin Park site

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

A planning application for a new €20 million 36-bed Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, setting in train a planning debate that will put the hospice on a collision course with local environmentalists.

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Increase in demand for palliative care services drives need for new hospice

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

A planning application for a new €20 million Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, in response to increased demand for palliative care services across a range of conditions.

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Protect the meadows from ‘strange’ Hospice development, say friends of Merlin Woods

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

awareness of the need for green places, the link between health and our environment, the collapse of biodiverse species because of threats to habitats, it seems strange that somewhere like the meadows in Merlin Park Woods would be developed, but this is the case as we await the plans for the development of the new Galway Hospice site on one of Galway most biodiverse locations.

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2020 still in good place, but having to hold special council meetings sends out wrong message, says Flannery

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

called for Galway City Council this week to hear updates on the progress of the Galway 2020 programme. There had been a considerable amount of innuendo circulating regarding the operations of the company and what appeared to be a lack of progress. As a result the CEO and Chair of the 2020 Organisation came into the council chamber to make a presentation and update us on their progress.

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Peace vigil in Galway for Yemen conflict

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The civil war in Yemen has devastated the country and its people; saw European powers sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, one of the players in the conflict; and yet the conflict has received very little attention internationally.

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Volunteer information and recruitment night for Galway LGBT+ charities

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

LGBT Ireland, the national organisation behind the LGBT helpline, and Amach! LGBT Galway, the group behind the Teach Solais resource Centre on Merchants Road, will hold a joint volunteer information and recruitment night.

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Mayor McNelis officially opens Pálás Cinema

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The Pálás was officially opened on Wednesday afternoon by the Mayor of Galway City, Labour councillor Niall McNelis, who said he hopes the art house cinema will be "an attractive meeting place for the people of Galway".

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Cruinniú na nÓg - a day of creativity for youth

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

CRUINNIÚ NA nÓg, the national day of creativity for children and young people, takes place in Galway city this weekend, and featuring a range of exhibitions, workshops, music gigs, and artistic opportunities.

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GIAF opens Box Office ahead of biggest festival yet

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Galway International Arts Festival has opened the doors of its box office in the Galway Tourist Office on Forster Street, where the public can book tickets in person and by phone for the festival, which runs from July 16 to 29.

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Educate Together to hold public meeting on new secondary school for the city

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Parents interested in seeing the new secondary school for Galway city come under the patronage of Educate Together are encouraged to attend a public meeting in the NUI Galway Lifecourse Building at 8pm on Monday June 25.

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Run the Streets of Galway for those who would only love to

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

On Saturday August 11, the 33rd Streets of Galway will be held, bringing thousands of runners though the heart of the city.

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Heated meeting hears 2020 chief ask stakeholders to focus on delivering one of world’s top cultural events

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The chief executive of Galway 2020 has this week called on all the stakeholders to focus on the bigger picture and help deliver what will be one of the world’s top cultural events.

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Study recruiting participants who care for people with dementia

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are leading the first ever study in Ireland looking at supports and services available for people with dementia and their families following a recent diagnosis. The study aims to recruit informal carers, often family members, who are providing regular care and support to a loved one diagnosed with dementia in 2017 or 2018.

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The itinerary Fly To Rovaniemi The magic begins as soon as visitors touch down where they will be greeted by Santa’s elves and whisked off to Rovaniemi’s Santa Park, where they will be g

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Fashion is all about making big, bold style choices. That can mean mixing prints, loading up on accessories, or going all out with bright colors. However, the most fashionable look of all is owning your style and feeling comfortable in your own skin. Proprietor of Lanidor Ladies Fashion Ireland, Caroline McCarthy, wholeheartedly agrees with this sentiment as she sat down with the Galway Advertiser to chat about how she got involved with Portugal’s largest brand of women’s clothes, following her dream, and the future plans she has for Lanidor in Ireland.

“I was on holidays in Portugal and came across a Lanidor store in the city of Portimão and I really liked the look of the shop and loved the window display,” says Galway native, Caroline McCarthy in Lanidor’s beautiful, chic boutique on Eyre Street. “So I went in, had a look around, and really liked the clothes. The quality of the clothing stuck me initially. It was very good quality but very well priced. I did not know anything about the Lanidor brand until then; I had not even heard of the brand but it was really love at first sight.

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‘I had not even heard of the brand but it was really love at first sight’

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Fashion is all about making big, bold style choices. That can mean mixing prints, loading up on accessories, or going all out with bright colors. However, the most fashionable look of all is owning your style and feeling comfortable in your own skin. Proprietor of Lanidor Ladies Fashion Ireland, Caroline McCarthy, wholeheartedly agrees with this sentiment as she sat down with the Galway Advertiser to chat about how she got involved with Portugal’s largest brand of women’s clothes, following her dream, and the future plans she has for Lanidor in Ireland.

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