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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.
The ambulance providing back-up to the ambulance base in Ballinasloe is to be moved a further 40 minutes away from the town from February 1, according to local TD Denis Naughten.
After going down to local rivals Ballina a fortnight ago, the brave bulls from Westport got back to winning ways last weekend and moved back to the top of the table in division 1A of the Connacht Junior League with a comprehensive 23-7 win over Galwegians in Carrowholly. The victory was the Bulls' fifth in eight outings this season and sent them three points clear at the top of the table. However they could slip back into second place in the standings this weekend if Wegians, as expected, see off a Buccaneers side who have registered just one win from their six games so far this season, with Westport having the weekend off.
Ballinasloe native and accomplished journalist and author, Joe Joyce, has just released his latest work, Echowave, a gripping fiction based against the backdrop of the Second World War.