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Councillor calls for action to tackle horses roaming in Ballybane

The lives of people living in a Galway City Council estate on the east side of the city are being turned to misery as a result of problems caused by horses freely roaming the area, posing a danger to children who cannot be let out to play according to a Galway city councillor.

Bish footballers impress in Connacht final

St Joseph's (The Bish) won the Connacht Junior A Football Championship with a superb display on Tuesday in Headford GAA grounds, beating St Gerald's, Castlebar, on an impressive scoreline of 3-15 to 0-6.

Former mayor gets tour of Mutton Island treatment plant

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Mutton Island wastewater treatment plant recently hosted a tour of the upgraded facility for city councillors, to demonstrate the improvements and upgrades that have been made to the plant following a €5 million investment by the national utility.

City Council wins national award for Knocknacarra bring banks

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Galway City Council has won a top national award for its bring banks in Knocknacarra, which is the busiest centre in the country.

Galway hurlers, the 1950 team

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Galway featured in the first All-Ireland hurling final in 1887 when they were beaten by Tipperary. Their first victory in a final came in 1924 when they won the 1923 decider. They played that day in blue and gold colours. They were known on other occasions to tog out in black and amber jerseys. In the 1930s the GAA decided that each county should adopt its own colours, and as UCG had won the Sigerson that year, and their captain was on the County senior team, it was decided that Galway would play from then on in maroon and white, the colours of UCG.

Galway Races appoints first female to committee

Galway Races has its first female committee member. Zoë Fitzgerald will attend her first race meetings as a committee member at the upcoming two day autumn festival on Monday and Tuesday September 5 and 6.

Did a midsummer murder silence a guilty pilot?

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In June 1858 Galway town was in a fever of excitement. Its vision for a magnificent transatlantic port off Furbo, reaching deep into in Galway Bay, where passangers from Britain, and throughout the island of Ireland, would be brought to their emigration ship in the comfort of a train, could now be scuppered by the apparent carelessness of the two local pilots.

Galway WFC look to extend lead over Shels

Galway Women’s FC are looking to protect their lead at the top of the Continental Tyres WNL when they head to Dublin to take on Shelbourne in Morton Stadium on Saturday (7pm).

Rural plan very good start say auctioneers

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) has welcomed the Government’s €30 million investment programme for rural towns and villages.

 

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