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People’s goodwill keeping suspended coffees initiative alive and well in Galway

Four outlets in Galway are continuing to provide a ‘suspended coffee’ service to customers who may be down on their luck and cannot afford a warm drink.

Public urged to look after their eyesight

A  retired nurse who developed a condition - which is the leading cause of blindness in over 50s in Ireland - is appealing to the public not to take their eyesight for granted.

Take an underground adventure at Baboró with Fíbín’s Saol Faoi Shráid

Galway’s very own Fíbín Theatre Company brings the exciting adventures of Ríbín and Glibín to the stage during this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place next week. Based on the characters from the hugely popular TG4 show of the same name, Saol Faoi Shráid features lots of singing and great interaction.

Have you signed up to MeetWest yet?

Registration is continuing for MeetWest 2015, the largest business networking event in the West of Ireland this year.

Colum McCann to read at An Taibhdhearc

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COLUM MNCANN, the Irish author of such acclaimed works as Let The Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, will be in Galway this week to read from his new novel, Thirteen Ways Of Looking.

We need to find a solution to this now

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In this week’s column I expected to be wallowing about the glorious weather and plethora of club games in Mayo last weekend, that is as much of a mention it will get unfortunately. Just when we thought the dust had settled on our 2015 Championship we were greeted with the earth shattering news on Tuesday morning that there were major problems in the Mayo GAA family. The first murmur I heard was when the principal of St Attracta’s NS in Charlestown (Brian McDermott, an avid Mayo supporter) mentioned it to me in the school assembly yard at 9am. I walked back to work receiving texts saying “turn on the radio”. One message from England said “what the hell has happened”, I had no idea what was going on. For the rest of Tuesday my phone hopped as I spoke to countless journalists, radio stations, and even did a piece with Marty Morrissey for the Six One News. The media world was gone crazy looking for the story. The Mayo players had issued a vote of “no confidence” in the management.

Minister launches NUI Galway 1916 programme of events

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD has just launched NUI Galway’s 1916 Programme of Events, ‘A Nation Rising: Commemorating 1916 and Beyond’, as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme.

Westport claims TidyTowns large town award

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Westport was named Ireland's tidiest large town on Monday at the annual national TidyTowns Awards ceremony which was held in the Helix in Dublin. In total, Westport scored 322 marks, just one behind the overall winner Letterkenny. There were other award wins for Westport on the day, with Nicoal Sammon winning a Junior Community Hero award and the Edible Landscape Project in the town winning the Sustainable Development Award. 

Great line up of Mayo properties at next O’Donnellan and Joyce

O’Donnellan & Joyce is the west of Ireland’s leading auctioneer and property expert company and the first auctioneer to hold all day property auctions outside Dublin. Colm O’Donnellan, senior partner at O’Donnellan & Joyce, leads a highly motivated and experienced team of property experts who are renowned nationally for holding efficient and highly successful auctions at the Harbour Hotel in Galway, where first rate property catalogues are always on offer yielding a fast turnaround with excellent results for vendors. The range of residential properties on offer at O’Donnellan and Joyce auctions offers buyers in search of residential, first home, investment or commercial properties an excellent choice at realistic reserve prices all along the western seaboard from Donegal to Kerry including property hotspot, Galway city.

Knock is ready for papal visit if Pope comes to Ireland

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With hopes high this week in the Catholic community that Pope Francis will make the first papal visit to Ireland in almost 40 years following the announcement that Ireland will host the next World Families Meeting in 2018, there is great hope that if he does visit Ireland he will visit Knock Shrine.

 

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