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€1.3 million for Mayo from Sports Capital Programme

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Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, has announced €1,325,307 in funding for local sports projects across the county. Minister of State Ring made the announcement yesterday (Thursday, October 8) as part of the national programme which saw €41 million handed out to 891 organisations nationally.

Galway East - who will emerge victorious from the internal dogfights?

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For many years Galway East was known as the dullest and most predicable of constituencies, reliably returning the same three TDs. Population growth and boundary changes saw the constituency gain a fourth seat in 1997, however, and this has given rise to some heated battles between the big two parties as well as seeing the emergence of Independent and Labour challenges.

Is Ireland ready for a female Taoiseach?

I am writing about the above topic this week because recently we have had the obvious race beginning between the successors to Enda Kenny.

Galway woman making waves at Primark in Germany as one of company’s youngest managers

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King began her career with Penneys only four short years ago and the ambitious 26-year-old has now progressed to become one of the company’s youngest store managers. What makes her story all the more remarkable is that she manages the Primark store in Weiterstadt, Germany - despite not having a word of German until she moved there two and a half years ago. 

The Breadski Brothers on RTE Nationwide

The Castlebar-based Breadski Brothers will feature on the popular RTE Nationwide programme this Monday, next October 5, as part of National Bread Week. RTE’s Western Correspondent Pat McGrath and a camera crew spent a day last week filming at the busy bakery.

“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis”

The above famous line, from Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, comes to my mind when I look at the world today, which is certainly in a state of chassis. The refugee/migrant situation is dominating the media and so rightly it should. Huge numbers of refugees from war-torn Syria and Eritrea are pouring into Europe.

€225,000 funding for three Mayo projects under capital investment plan for rural towns and villages

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, announced this week €225,000 worth of funding for three projects in Mayo under the capital investment plan for rural towns and villages. The €225,000 from a €30 million pot nationally will see projects developed in Castlebar, Swinford, and in Geesala.

Taoiseach welcomes €50,000 for Castlebar Social Services

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has welcomed the grand of €50,000 to Castlebar Social services. The money is part of the National Lottery funding from the Department of Health.

Visionary Inis Meain community seeks sponsorship to finance a new teacher

A Galway school has come up with a novel initiative to finance a much-needed teacher. 

Mayo Medical Academy to be completed this autumn

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, this week has welcomed the news that the dean of the Mayo Medical Academy, consultant surgeon Dr Kevin Barry, has been promoted to the role of professor by NUIG. Dr Barry is the only consultant to have been appointed to this role outside of the staff of Galway University Hospital. The Taoiseach also said this week that the €2.2 million project which will house the academy on a permanent basis is expected to be completed within the next two months.

 

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