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MADRA rescued eight per cent of all dogs transferred to rescue groups from Irish pounds last year

Local dog rescue group MADRA saved 474 dogs from pounds in 2014 - representing eight per cent of all dogs transferred to rescue organisations across the country.

Galway has ‘significant role’ to play in commemorating 1916 Rising

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Galway was one of the few places outside Dublin to take significant action in the 1916 Rising, so it only right that Galway should play a major role in the centenary celebrations.

Have a mocha for the mutts at MADRA coffee morning

Local dog rescue charity MADRA will be hosting a coffee morning this Friday, March 27, from 10am to 11.30am at Poppyseed Café on Eglinton Street.

A dog can be just for Christmas — foster a MADRA dog this festive season

In normal circumstances, the old adage that a pet is not just for Christmas applies, but that is about to change in the west.

Sinn Féin senator accuses Government of ‘failing’ rural communities

This year’s Budget has very little to offer those living in rural and Gaeltacht communities and will do nothing to stem the decline in rural populations, Sen Trevor Ó Clochartaigh said this week.

Music for MADRA at the Forge Moycullen

A night of musical entertainment in aid of local dog rescue charity MADRA will take place at the Forge Bar, Moycullen on Saturday, March 1 from 8.30pm.

Music for MADRA in Moycullen

A night of musical entertainment in aid of local dog rescue charity MADRA will take place at the Forge Bar in Moycullen on Saturday, March 1 from 8.30pm.

Be warm and efficient this winter with Nioclas O Conchubhair Teo

Connemara-based Nioclas O Conchubhair Teo has recently re-launched a new stove, fuel and insulation centre.

Three Connemara audiovisual companies receive €900,000 in broadcasting grants

Three of its Connemara-based companies, Meangadh Fíbín Teo (Indreabhán), Magamedia Teo (Na Forbacha), and Sónta Teo (Cill Chiaráin), have been allocated grants totalling more than €900,000 in funding by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland from Sound & Vision II, the Broadcasting Funding Scheme.

Dog rescue charity feeling the bite of insufficient shelter for strays this Christmas

It will be lonely this Christmas for a number of dogs in the Galway area as the Connemara-based charity MADRA struggles to contend with the sudden increase of abandoned dogs being reported in the area. Kennel vacancies and other resources are being stretched at the charity and the number of calls being received by MADRA about neglected dogs is now averaging at 50 per day.

 

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