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Cruinniu na mBad festival takes place in Kinvara next weekend

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The 37th Cruinniu na mBad , “Gathering of the Boats” will take place in Kinvara on the weekend of August 14, 15, and 16. This unique Galway Hooker and wooden boat festival has been held each year since 1979, the brainchild of local man Tony Moylan, who passed away in June of this year. 

Councillors warn about the negative effects of any reduction in islands air service

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Galway county councillors have issued a strong message to the Government that the present level of air service to the Aran Islands must be maintained. Aer Arann has administered the service to the islands since 1970 and currently operates daily flights to Inis Mór, Inis Oirr, and Inis Meáin. All flights which take about 10 minutes from lift-off to touch down, depart and arrive from Connemara Regional Airport. The contract for the service is now up for renewal and there are fears due to a cut from Government to the air service subvention, the service will be reduced.

Thoor Ballylee - The perfect home for a poet

In August 1896 WB Yeats and his friend Arthur Symons went on a tour of the west of Ireland. The poet was 31 years of age. They stayed with Edward Martyn at Tulira Castle, Ardrahan, visited the Aran Islands, and Yeats made his first visit to Lady Gregory at Coole Park.

Home seekers delight at O’Donnellan & Joyce’s June auction

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Home seekers throughout Galway are in for a treat with O’Donnellan & Joyce's June auction. The auction on Friday June 12 will see some 60 properties across the west of Ireland going under the hammer during the all-day event in The Harbour Hotel. 

O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers to hold all day property auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold one of the largest property auctions ever held in the west of Ireland on Friday June 12 in The Harbour Hotel, Galway.

Climb the Reek and help Galway Hospice furnish its new extension

Have you ever considered climbing Croagh Patrick? There will never be a better time to do it.

Prestigious five bed home overlooking Salthill Promenade

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O’Donnellan & Joyce is offering for sale a prestigious five bed detached family home on 0.95 acre located facing the Salthill Promenade. The property is being offered for sale by private treaty with joint agents Sherry FitzGerald. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a family home on one of Galway's finest sites.

New venture to offer daily crossings from Galway Port to the Burren

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A Kinvara-based entrepreneur has fulfilled his lifelong dream to offer an exciting new way to travel between Galway city and the Burren,

Capital of Culture bid heads to Aran Islands

A public engagement campaign is under way as Galway bids to win the European Capital of Culture 2020 designation and the fifth Speak Out information event will take place on the Aran Islands.

Tommy Tiernan - back on the islands

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TOMMY TIERNAN is bringing his show Out Of The Whirlwind of a tour of the islands along the west coast this July, and Galway’s islands are included.

 

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