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City air pollution was fives times permitted limit as Cloosh Valley fire devastates forest and wildlife
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.
BY DECLAN VARLEY
He is originally from Youghal, and now resides in France, but it was while living in Galway that Adam White first discovered his poetic voice at The Crane Bar, and he discovered true romance on Inishbofin.
Four Mayo sides will be battling it out for a spot in the last eight of the Connacht Junior Cup this weekend. The defending champions and Junior 1A league leaders Ballina will be facing into the game of the weekend when they host the Connemara All Blacks in Heffernan Park on Sunday at 2pm.
Two remarkable Galway people, Conor O’Malley and Sal Joyce, grew up in the Maam Valley, Connemara, in the closing years of the 19th century. Although they were cousins, they probably never met until they were both doctors working side by side in the Galway Central Hospital, on Prospect Hill, the forerunner of the present University Hospital, in the 1920s.
A new MADRA charity shop is about to open in Furbo. The doors will open at 11am next Saturday December 3 with a special designer day taking place on Sunday.
It is no secret that the Irish love their tea. We drink more of this hot beverage per capita than any other country. The presence of tea making facilities is considered essential in any hotel or bed & breakfast room and it is offered at breakfast, elevenses, lunch, dinner, and any time in between.
This Saturday an anonymous art exhibition and auction will be held in aid of local dog charity MADRA at Tribeton, Galway.
O’Donnellan & Joyce is conducting the last of its open viewings this week ahead of its Wild Atlantic Way winter auction tomorrow, November 11.