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Salthill - ‘One of the nicest localities in the Kingdom.’

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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.

Upsurge of lion's man jellyfish in Galway

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Swimmers and coastal visitors are being urged to photograph and report any sightings of lion's mane jellyfish in Galway.

Years fly by for Galway’s 1998 All-Ireland champions

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The most common comment by far at last Friday’s reunion of the Galway football squad from 1998 was – “It is hard to believe, it is 20 years ago.”

Councillor criticises Government for not increasing funding

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Cllr James Charity has sharply criticised central Government for communicating that there will be no increase in Central Exchequer funding to County Galway in 2018.

A honeymoon to remember forever in Thailand

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One of Asia’s most popular honeymoon destinations, Thailand continues to beckon newlyweds to its white shores.

Northern and Western Region named as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018

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The European Union has this week named Ireland’s Northern and Western region as European Entrepreneurial Region 2018, recognising the enormous strides the region has taken to foster entrepreneurship and arrest decades of economic decline.

New transatlantic services commence at Shannon

West of Ireland travellers will benefit from new flight services between Shannon and two USA destinations on the east coast.

Calls for pyrite remediation schemes for Mayo following publication of report

Two Mayo senators have called on the Government to bring in a remediation scheme for homes in north Mayo that have been affected by pyrite. Both Sinn Féin senator Rose Conway-Walsh and Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin called for such a scheme to be put in place this week after the Expert Panel on Concrete Blocks published their report.

Mauritius

A warm and welcoming tropical paradise, Mauritius lies in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. A country rich in history, having first being colonised in 1638, it has a fascinating blend of cultures, traditions, customs, and cuisine.

Stop blaming Brussels for our own failures

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The rise of the alt.right across Europe, the election of Donald J Trump as US president, Britain triggering Article 50 and Brexit really getting under way - all of which must be particularly exciting from Vladimir Putin’s perspective - has led Insider to ask, what really is the case with the European Union and Ireland?

 

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