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A beautiful detached family home in a picture perfect location

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Seldom does the opportunity arise to acquire such a singular residence with unobstructed and breathtaking views of Barna Woods and the surrounding hinterland. This stunning property is located in one of the most picturesque settings available and is sure to delight even the most discerning of property hunters.

'Working for MADRA puts a smile on my face every day'

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A dog may be man’s best friend but the charity MADRA (Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption) is often a dog’s best friend here in the west of Ireland. Throughout the year MADRA finds new homes for hundreds of unwanted, neglected, abused, and abandoned dogs.

Humble Works for Humble People

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Our illustration today is of the inner part of Galway Bay and shows the piers and harbours therein. It is one of the images in a new book entitled Humble Works for Humble People written by Noel Wilkins, a retired professor of zoology who has a number of titles to his name already, many of them dealing with County Galway. This book explores the history of the fishery piers and harbours of County Galway and north Clare. It is a scholarly but eminently readable testament to these piers as feats of engineering, but it also gives us a wonderful account of the human aspect that shadowed their construction, and finally it describes beautifully the maritime activities that gave life to the west coast — kelp making, fishing, turf distribution, and sea-borne trade.

Galway Regional Winner and National Carer of the Year nominee announced

Ivy Cooke from Barna has been named as Galway’s nominee for Carer of the Year for 2017.

Galway human rights academic identifies clear violation of basic human rights at Guantánamo Bay

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A leading academic from Barna stated yesterday that the legal processes at Guantánamo Bay are unfair and that human rights are being denied those who are being detained there.

Galway students sold on STEM

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Two Galway girls have been sold on science, technology, engineering and mathematics after taking part in a special Mission to Mars Lego Robotics Summer Academy in Dublin City University.

Dulse restaurant and pantry

Dulse is the re-invention of the old Mulberry’s in Barna Village Centre, now almost a suburb of ever growing Galway city. Mulberry's was a surf and turf sort of place. It did a good selection of fish — crab claws, sole on the bone, monkfish, and mussels all featured. You would find dishes such as slow roast pork belly with broad beans, pea puree, and calvados reduction and prettily plated McGeogh's Smoked Black Pudding, with sweet potato puree, asparagus, and caramelised apple. Ballyhoura mushroom risotto with aged parmesan and truffle oil or pan-fried fillet of sea bass would arrive on a bed of warm fennel and orange salad and lemon sorbet with prosecco with a selection of perfect little berries floating on the surface. The reception area and cosy wine bar also served a few tapas-style dishes — crab cakes, prawns pil pil, calamari, spicy meatballs, or chicken liver paté. There was a comfortable waiting area also to accommodate the busy takeout trade of pasta and bistro dishes.

Fabulous festive food with a twist and a lively party atmosphere at Dulse restaurant in Barna

The winter nights are setting in, the hour will soon change, and it is starting to turn wintry. Luckily there is a bit of sparkle on its way too with Christmas to liven up those winter nights. So dig out that party dress and get planning. Dulse Restaurant in the pretty seaside village of Barna, just a short drive from Galway city, is the perfect spot for celebrating Christmas. With a mouthwatering Christmas menu, gorgeous cocktails, and a super-stylish interior, this is the ideal place for lots of seasonal cheer and fun nights out with groups of friends and work colleagues.

Lisa Fitzpatrick to host an evening of style and fashion in Athlone

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Ireland’s favourite style guru, TV presenter, and author Lisa Fitzpatrick, will host a Spring Summer Fashion Show on Thursday, April 7 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone.

We remain much the same as one hundred years ago

One of the most imaginative ideas to mark the 1916 centenary is the 100 To One Project. Three Galway photographers, Enda O’Loughlin, Ian McDonald, Bill Barry, and journalist Caroline Whelan, worked together to produce a book containing 100 photographs of local people aged from 100 years old to a few months. With the exception of the ‘few months’ and other small children, all tell the story of their lives so far.

 

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