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BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has won the prestigious UK-based Short Fiction Prize for her story ‘Gooseen’, about Galway woman Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce.
This pub was one of Salthill’s landmarks for over a century. It was a post office originally until Joe Crehan from Ballinasloe bought it at the end of the 19th century and converted it into a pub, grocery, and guest house. The name Ballinasloe House was quickly shortened in Salthill to ‘The Bal’. At the time Salthill village ran from here to Seapoint with a few houses further west.
The recent opinion polls, if they are to be believed, have broadly backed Insider’s contention, made last week that, contrary to perceived wisdom, the Galway constituencies may be far from predictable next time out. Even those who see little scope for changes however agree the Roscommon/Galway constituency is an exception.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, received a standing ovation at the party’s selection convention in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon on Friday night when he was unanimously selected and ratified to be the single candidate for the party in the constituency.
Ballinasloe-based author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the prestigious Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award for her story Consolata.
The auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce are busy with final viewings and enquiries for their list of more than 50 properties for sale in the Wild Atlantic Way winter auction tomorrow, November 10. The auction will commence at 2pm sharp in The Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway, with registration open from 1pm.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway Eugene Murphy has highlighted the fact that more than 90,000 bed days were lost in the hospital system so far this year owing to delayed discharges, including almost 4,000 in University Hospital Galway. A further 597 bed days were lost over the same period in Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe.
Galway received a jobs boost yesterday when it was announced that ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. a medical technology company focused on developing and commercialising products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology, is to establish a European manufacturing facility in the city, which is expected to create about 60 jobs over the next 18 months.
One hundred new jobs are to be created over the next five years in Ballinasloe by life sciences technologies company Surmodics, which plans to invest more than €7 million in its County Galway facility.
A rather large unfurled Leinster flag, held high by two poles, blocked the views of fervent Connacht Rugby fans at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday.