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Galway Traveller Movement have this week welcomed the recognition of Traveller ethnicity enacted through a Dail statement by an Taoiseach Enda Kenny on March 1. It was an historic day for the Traveller community that released a torrent of emotions from the community in Galway City and County. Although it was a week of mixed emotions, given the deferment of a decision on Traveller housing in the city, the group were in celebratory mood at the arrival of a keystone moment in their long battle to have their ethnicity recognised officially.
The position of farmers in the food chain must be strengthened to ensure they get a fair return for their produce, according to Sen Michelle Mulherin.
A Harvest Thanksgiving Service will be held at Ardrahan Church of Ireland on Thursday October 13 at 7.30pm.
Patrick McCabe Architects are hosting a Coffee Morning with a difference on Sat October 15 from 12pm to 3pm in aid of COPE Galway.
A demonstration of shoeing a horse, a blacksmith’s forge, organic garden produce, scarecrows, cooking of food in an outdoor clay oven, bird watching tours, and a wooden toy-making workshop will all form part of the annual celebration of community, heritage, and the environment in Ballinfoile this weekend.
A plan to beef up the visibility of gardai in rural areas that was trialled in the Belmullet area is being currently rolled out across the county. Chief Superintendent Pat Diskin told the members of Mayo County Council this week about the project that was first carried out in the Belmullet area and how it would now be spread out across the county.
Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.
As the summer sun shines and shorts and strappy tops take over your wardrobe, treat your skin to Moroccan Rose Gold Glow Perfect Dry Oil.