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Local schools are encouraged to explore Old Rail Trail biodiversity

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Schools and community groups from the Athlone environs are being encouraged to get involved in biodiversity project along the Old Rail Trail.

Mountbellew bog comes to life with photo exhibition

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The secret life of Ireland's bogs will be revealed in a new exhibition in Mountbellew next month.

Fulacht Fia Chairde marks another successful year for Ghaillimh le Gaeilge

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The sun made a welcome return to Fulacht Fia Chairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge as Cairde and Stiúrthóirí enjoyed a wonderful evening of music and food wn The Galmont, Bóthar Loch an tSáile, Gaillimh. The Fulacht Fia was kindly sponsored by Cairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge: Joyce’s Supermarkets, Stewart Construction and Sweeney Oil. Míle buíochas dóibh ar fad.

Islanders in shock as Aer Arann to cease air service at Christmas

Aran Islanders were feeling a sense of shock and deja vu last night as it was revealed that the air service serving the islands is set to cease at the end of the year.

Gearrliosta Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2018 announced

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The 2018 finalists of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh were officially announced this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Pearce Flannery at a press event in Téatar Uí Chearbhalláin, Áras na Gaeilge, NUI Galway. Fifteen Galway-based businesses and organisations from a variety of sectors were named on this year’s Gearrliosta, all who have made the Irish language an integral part of their story.

Government to fund €100,000 towards purchase of Moorehall

Minister Michael Ring has confirmed that the Government has provided €100,000 towards the purchase of Moorehall Estate on Lough Carra.

Government thanks local group for discovery of important prehistoric burial site in Mayo

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The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has received details of scientific analysis of ancient human remains which were discovered in 2016 by a local hillwalker on a Mayo mountainside. The discovery generated significant media interest, and research has now revealed that the natural boulder chamber in which the remains were found was used for human burial practice through the Neolithic period, from as early as 3600BC.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

 

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