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‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

Community spirit recognised at Cathaoirleach awards

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony recently. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Community groups and volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31 in the theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Praise for landowners as Connemara Greenway opens

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The Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway, Cllr Eileen Mannion this week officially opened the Connemara Greenway following significant development work over the past two years — and in her speech made special mention of the 19 landowners who facilitated the creation of the route.

Back in the saddle — Galway Bike Festival is launched

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Get your bikes out because the Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 17. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in City Hall this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery, and Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway Cllr Eileen Mannion.

Moving ceremony as Boston Mayor becomes first Freeperson of the county

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Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh became the first Honorary Freeman of the County of Galway on Monday last at a moving ceremony held in Áras an Chontae. Distinguished guests from community, public service, community life and member of Mayor Walsh’s family from Connemara and Boston were present for the formal Granting of the Freedom held in the Council Chamber followed by a Reception in the atrium of the building.

Cannon calls for McDonagh to be made Freeman of County Galway

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Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has called for playwright and Oscar-winner Martin McDonagh to be made a Freeman of County Galway.

Pats on the back for workers on duty during Storm Ophelia

Galway county councillors stated their gratefulness to all council workers, ESB workers, and emergency services who were on duty during Storm Ophelia.

New social houses for Roundstone

Ten new social houses are to be build in Roundstone.

Council submits funding application for food hub

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The Galway County Council has submitted an application for funding to Enterprise Ireland for a BIA Innovator Campus to be constructed on a site provided by Teagasc at the Mellows Campus in Athenry.

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