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Last Sunday saw the annual Belcarra 8k take to the roads around the west Mayo village, the winner was Moy Valley AC runner Michael Canty, with Mayo AC's Sarah Syron the first female to cross the finish line.
If you are looking to celebrate this coming Sunday with some quality family time, then why not go to the four-star Clayton Hotel Galway for a delectable Easter Sunday lunch. Let the experienced team be at your service and enjoy a great combination of delicious food while enjoying a relaxing afternoon in the intimate surroundings of the modern Tribes Restaurant at Clayton Hotel Galway.
Get the family together to enjoy a traditional Easter four course menu with dishes including roast leg of Connemara lamb in a rosemary jus, oven baked herb crusted cod in a Chardonnay cream sauce, and grilled fillet of Atlantic salmon in a sesame and soy dressing.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel and golf course has gained a stellar reputation for delicious food and five star service. Throughout March the hotel is offering two inspired special afternoon teas, plus a Celebration of Spring with a delightful six course tasting menu with wine pairings, from Febvre master of wine Noel McMahon.
As if there aren’t enough days in the year.
THE THREE Tenors, whose concerts have been called "fabulous, high-calibre...soulful" by the Sunday Independent, and a "knockout’’ by the New York Times, return to Galway for a Christmas concert.
Pete Lane, now in his 80s, who went to Ballindereen national school, spent most of his busy working life ‘on his knees thinning beet’. He had a friend Tommy Staunton from Lough Cutra, who had fought in World War I. Before Tommy went ‘over the top’ he was delighted when each soldier was handed a ‘little glass of brandy’. After which, Tommy claimed, you had no fear in the world. One day they were fighting the Germans, and managed to drive them out of their trenches. There they found a boiler of tea. It was still warm. The men settled down for a good cuppa but the officer warned them that the tea might be poisoned. Nobody cared if it was poisoned or not. ‘We were so exhausted an killed out’ that they enjoyed the break while the fighting continued.
The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre recently where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.
The sixth annual Galway Food Festival, which took place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, welcomed a record-breaking 80,000 visitors to Galway, with thousands attending the many in-house tasting events, food tours, food talks, the open air market at Fishmarket Square, Halla Bia at the former Connacht Tribune Print Works, and Breaking Bread on Easter Monday.
Bus Éireann proposals to axe the Athlone to Westport bus service have been postponed.