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Loughrea boasts biggest drop in county-wide unemployment figures

The latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office have revealed that Loughrea has recorded the biggest year-on-year drop in unemployment in County Galway.

Galway hoteliers welcome further growth in overseas visitors

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Galway hoteliers have welcomed the strong growth in visitors to Ireland announced last week The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show an 11.7% increase in trips to the country by overseas visitors during the first six months of the year.

Corrib camping club wants new members to enjoy the great outdoors

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Camping and caravanning is very much back in vogue in Ireland.

Two hundred people reported missing in Galway last year

More than 200 people were reported missing in Galway last year, according to the Garda Annual Report.

Unemployment falls - except for those with children and dependents

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The number of Galwegians out of work, who have dependants relying on them “to put food on the table”, is increasing every year, a situation a local TD has described as “disturbing”.

Vast majority of Mayo couples opt for Catholic ceremony

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The vast majority of couples in Mayo are still opting for Catholic marriage services and do not venture too far from home when it comes to finding their other halves.

The Connacht Property Auction notes improved outlook for 2015

The Connacht Property Auction team is inviting entries for its next auction on April 23, which will be held in The Menlo Park Hotel, Galway.

Mayo live register figures down 16 per cent since 2012

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The number of people on the live register in Mayo has dropped by 16 per cent since 2012, according to the figures for January released this week by the Central Statistics Office.

Poverty levels ‘unacceptable’ in rural Ireland

Povery is increasing to unacceptable levels in rural counties, such as Mayo.

A place to call home

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The services provided by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway cover a range of activities that fall into the realm of social justice. One such service that is very important but not well known, is the provision of accommodation – both in sheltered form (where full supports are in place) and independent living single units where additional services such as visitation ensure that loneliness and isolation does not become an issue for the vulnerable person residing there.

 

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