Pálás recruiting for early 2018 opening

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Element Pictures has announced PÁLÁS (formerly Picture Palace) is now nearing completion and will open to the public in early 2018.

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600 new hotel bedrooms planned in Galway from 2020

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Hoteliers and developers are planning more than 600 new hotel bedrooms for delivery in Galway from 2020, according to a new study by Savills Ireland.

According to Trending.ie, in 2016 Galway hotel occupancy was more than 74 per cent, up from 69 per cent in 2013.

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Vacant shops could be turned into homes to tackle the housing shortage in Galway

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Vacant shops could soon be turned into homes to help tackle the housing shortage in Galway according to Minister Ciaran Cannon.

Proposals have been brought forward to Government for vacant commercial premises to be made into housing without the need for planning permission.

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Nollaig na mBan

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Wise Men came bearing gifts,

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Amhrán á lorg don Phan Ceilteach

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Is i gCeatharlach a reáchtálfar an comórtas náisiúnta chun amhrán na hÉireann a roghnú don Fhéile Pan Ceilteach i mbliana. Rachaidh an buaiteoir ar aghaidh le bheith san iomaíocht leis na hamhráin náisiúnta eile ó Alba, An Bhreatain Bheag, Oileán Mhanann, Corn na Breataine agus An Bhriotáin ag an bhFéile Pan Cheilteach. Beidh an fhéile idirnáisiúnta seo ar siúl i Leitir Ceannain ón 3 - 8 Aibreán 2017.

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Comórtas na Nollag Lár Sráide

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Tá lear mór duaiseanna againn i mbliana, urraithe ag Cló Iar-Chonnachta Teo, Gael Linn, TG4, Raidió na Gaeltachta, Móinín, Coimicí Gael, agus Conradh na Gaeilge do léitheoirí Lár Sráide do chomórtas na Nollag. Tá idir dearbháin, leabhair, dlúthdhioscaí agus go leor eile le buachan. Is iad seo a leanas na ceisteanna.

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Land secured for expansion of Clarenbridge cemetery

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Independent councillor for the Athenry/Oranmore, Jim Cuddy, has welcomed the acquisition of lands for an expansion of Clarenbridge Cemetery.

Over the past number of years, Cllr Cuddy has worked with the Clarenbridge Cemetery Committee, the solicitor acting for the trustees of the landowners in Clarenbridge, and council officials with a view to expanding the local cemetery.

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Australian financial analyst on how Ashford Castle brings out the romantic in him

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

In 1986, I was travelling to Europe with a friend from school to visit the UK, Ireland and then ski in France and Austria. On our Ireland leg, we hired a car from Dublin and drove south and worked our way around the coast and up to the West, eventually arriving in Cong on about 3rd January 1987.

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Galway’s 100 Men have raised €50,000 for local charities

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Galway organisation, 100 Men Who Give A Damn! has been described as ‘Dragon’s Den’ for charities by providing funding opportunities for specific charity projects.

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A Galway Christmas tale

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

In 1939 my mother and I spent Christmas with both my grandmothers and on a cold bright day we set off for Galway by train.

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NUI Galway develops novel devices to support people with Parkinson’s

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

NUI Galway is developing a suite of unobtrusive, wearable electronic devices to help manage the debilitating motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease, referred to as Freezing of Gait.

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Contract for Ballinasloe Garda Station in 2018

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the Office of Public Works expects to be in a position to go to tender for Ballinasloe Garda Station early in 2018.

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Thousands throng Prom for COPE Galway 28th Annual Christmas Day Swim

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Huge crowds turned out for this year’s Christmas Day Swim at Blackrock, Salthill, in aid of COPEGalway’s Services for people experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, and recipients of services for older people in Galway. An estimated 8-10,000 people thronged the steps of Blackrock in what has become an annual family tradition for those living in and returning to Galway for Christmas.

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Gorta-Self Help Africa says thank you for helping fight against poverty

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

I was on a whirlwind tour of various places in the west of Ireland recently, attending Gorta Self Help Africa events, especially the Gorta Self Help Africa Ball where close on €30,000 was raised for the charity’s work in 10 countries in Africa. We are so thankful for this support, and indeed from all the parishes in Galway and the west of Ireland that have organised fundraising events during the year.

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GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers, says Kyne

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

The Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources, and Digital Development, Seán Kyne, has said that the GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers and people with disabilities in Galway.

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Cappagh Park sports facility receives injection of funding

Thu, Dec 28, 2017

More than €55,000 is to be invested in the Cappagh Park sports facility, Knocknacarra, under the regional sports capital programme, Deputy Hildegarde Naughton has announced.

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UHG to focus on improving hospital food

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Picture card menus are being developed at University Hospital Galway to help patients decide about the menu options open to them. Calorie counts will also be provided with meals.

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NUI study identifies successful dietary factors in Type 2 diabetes

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

A new study published this month in the international journal Diabetes Care, provides important clues as to the most effective components of dietary lifestyle interventions, to help people with type 2 diabetes better control their condition and lose weight.

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Cannon opens new school building at Cahergal National School

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

The Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has formally opened the new six classroom school building at Cahergal NS, Tuam.

He commended all who were involved in securing this excellent new educational development for local students. “It is a momentous milestone in a long and interesting history of education in Cahergal. The three-teacher school which was built in 1952 on an adjacent site was certainly a far cry from the magnificent six-classroom building that has now replaced it.

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Supermac’s raises €500,000 in aid of Trócaire

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Supermac’s has raised over €500,000 for the charity Trócaire since the group of family restaurants started collections almost 30 years ago.

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