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Get your best Halloween costumes on & come along to the Trick & Treat Trail of Galway City in association with Visit Galway City, The Heart of Galway Business Association & with very special thanks to The Eyre Square Shopping Centre. A unique FREE Family experience where your little ones will unearth spooky surprises & gather ghoulish goodies as they soak up the Halloween festivities in the city centre.
Westmeath County Council is holding a public consultation to obtain peoples' views and comments on the proposed N55 Athlone to Ballymahon scheme.
More than 300 primary school teachers attended a conference in Tuam in 1937, 80 years ago tomorrow, to launch the Schools Folklore Collection in Galway County. This was a scheme which invited senior primary pupils, under direction, to go to the oldest person in their community or their grandparents to collect folklore and folk life traditions relating to their own area. Caitríona Hastings has just published a book in which she has selected material from this project which was gathered by pupils of 14 schools in Galway and environs. They are Menlo NS, Castlegar NS, Carrowbrowne NS, Barna, Bushypark, Presentation Convent, Convent of Mercy NS, Claddagh NS (boys), Claddagh (girls), St Brendan’s NS, Claregalway (boys), Claregalway (girls), Oranmore (boys), and Oranmore Convent.
Turning the former Galway Airport into a film and TV production site will be “hugely positive for” and “help create a cluster” the creative sector in the West of Ireland.
The closing date for entries to the Galway Chamber Business Awards 2017 in association with Shannon Airport is tomorrow Friday 20 October. The process is easy, simply fill in the application form, available online at www.galwaychamber.com
COPE Galway’s annual table quiz takes place on Tuesday 24th October 24 at 8.00pm in the Connacht Hotel, Dublin Road, Galway. The local charity’s Volunteer Forum Committee, who are organising the event, invite all to join them on what promises to be a great evening of fun and games.
The 21st Baboró International Arts Festival is in full swing and is running in Galway until this Sunday. In this week’s Baboró Ambassador series we meet brothers Séamus and Micheál Barceló. For full details about what’s on in Baboró this weekend see page 58
Award-winning Oughterard Golf Club boasts a superb 18 hole championship course situated near the town of Oughterard and the gateway to Connemara, Co Galway.
Five Galway teenagers received Irish Girl Guides’ highest award – the trail blazer national guide award – at a special ceremony on Saturday.
Spiddal native Ciaran Flaherty of GCH placed a fine ninth overall in the Melbourne Marathon on Sunday.