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Support your local dog rescue by leaving a gift to charity in your will

In conjunction with ‘My Legacy Week 2017’ on this week, local dog rescue charity MADRA asks that you consider leaving a gift to their organisation in your will.

Taking the pulse of a people....

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Part II

Bafta winner among experts to talk at Connemara Sea Week

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Connemara Sea Week which runs from October 22 to 30, is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Connemara. The festival will celebrate its 33rd birthday later this month, and has grown to be a wonderful and unique event with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, and sports events, combined with lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family. A special highlight for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem.

A gentle kick under the table

Week IV

Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, Connemara – a very special place to visit this Heritage Week

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Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, Conamara, was one of the Government’s major capital projects at the centre of the Historical Reflection strand of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. This new visitor centre on the site of Pearse’s Cottage was launched in November last year and it has been received exceptionally well by both tourists and the local community.

A Commercial Club excursion to Cong, 1915

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The Commercial Rowing Club was set up in May 1875. The Corrib Rowing and Yachting Club had been in existence since 1864, but as it was the only such club on the river, there was a distinct lack of competition for its oarsmen. Commercial provided that competition.

Grealish and Naughton's re-election made harder by constituency boundary changes?

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While the last electoral constituency review of County Galway saw it divided into three - like Gaul in Caesar's time - the latest review is more tinkering at the edges - but even these modest changes will worry at least one of our most prominent TDs.

Prose, poetry, and drama - Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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AUTHORS, POETS, and dramatists - from Ireland, Canada, and the USA - will read from their work at the July Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, next week.

City air pollution was fives times permitted limit as Cloosh Valley fire devastates forest and wildlife

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Recently-installed air monitoring devices deployed in the city revealed last evening that a level FIVE times the normal rate of air pollution was exceeded on Tuesday evening when the city was engulfed in clouds of smoke from the devastating wildfire at Cloosh Valley in Connemara.

Intellectual property firm Keltie expands to Galway

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BY DECLAN VARLEY

 

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