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No rest for the runners over Christmas

Christmas athletics fixtures in Galway commence on Christmas Day with the annual Goal charity mile which takes place at 130 venues throughout the country.

A few tips and recipes that will hopefully make your Christmas dinner an easier and delicious experience

Can you believe that it’s almost Christmas already? Are you ready for the big day? It definitely seems like Christmas, here in Claremorris, snow had fallen over the weekend and my kids were busy making their snowman. Back to the food. Are you cooking for many and keeping the menu traditional, yet modern? Here are a few tips and recipes that will hopefully make your Christmas dinner an easier and delicious experience.

Warm up for festive runs begins with East Galway AC challenge

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The fifth annual East Galway AC Four Mile Challenge will take place on Sunday over a challenging course.

Listen to stream of new album by New Pope

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NEW POPE, the indie-folk solo project of singer-songwriter David Boland, has released a new album, Youth. All songs on the seven-track album were written by David. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Eoin Dolan at College Road, Galway. David was accompanied by Emma Lohan (accordion), David Shaughnessy (drums), G Tobin (backing vocals), and Eoin Dolan (synths/backing vocals).

Make a splash and raise some cash on Christmas morning

Voices for Down Syndrome Galway annual? ??Christmas Day Fun Swim is taking place this Christmas morning in Salthill??. This is the 11th year to hold the swim, which is open to all ages and all levels of ability. You don’t have to be a “swimmer” to participate, just be willing to walk, run or jump in to the sea on Christmas morning...getting wet is what it’s all about.

Brave the cold so others do not have to this Christmas Day

COPE Galway has launched its 26th annual Christmas Day Swim and the local charity is calling on all Galwegians to once again don the togs and make a splash in order to raise much needed funds.

Pudding for Christmas and a little treat for now

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Christmas pudding

Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

 

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