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Connelly pleased but lots to work on

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Since the end of the National League campaign, Noel Connelly has become the public face of the Mayo management team when it comes to engaging with the press. On Saturday evening, it was once again the former Mayo captain who came out to face the questions after Mayo booked their place in the final four of the championship with a comfortable win over Donegal in Croke Park.

Master plan for South Park finally a reality - Connolly

After a “most unfortunate” delay of more than seven years, the Galway City Council this week confirmed it is preparing a draft/master plan for South Park, which is to be presented to councillors for approval in September.

O’Connor worry adds to Holmes’ woes

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Half-an-hour after his sides nightmare on the field had come to an end, joint Mayo manger Pat Holmes tried to put some semblance on a shambolic display that saw his side beaten from pillar to post by Dublin on Saturday night. His initial thoughts on the game were brief and succinct saying: “I am disappointed, very disappointed.”

Cameron welcomes resurfacing at Newcastle Park

Resurfacing works, road markings, and pay and display spaces have been installed from the entrance at Newcastle Avenue right through to the Newcastle Lower entrance.

Galway gets its seventh city manager in fourteen years

The appointment of the new city manager, Brendan McGrath, was unanimously passed by councillors at last Monday night’s council meeting, however many expressed disappointment that the post did not go to someone “in-house” while others questioned if the city was best served by having a total of seven city managers in the past 14 years.

Judge gives truancy-tolerant parents until after the Easter holidays to show improvements

The Department of Education continues its policy of combating truancy by prosecuting parents, and this week (March 20) the District Court saw the parents of five children brought before Judge Seamus Hughes to face such summonses.

Upward only rent is ‘stifling’ business says Crowe

The madness of upward only rents is killing and stifling business in Galway, a fact brought home by the closure of one of the city’s most popular restaurants.

The man from a town called Puke

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He lived through the communist regime of Enver Hoxha; pursued journalism for 13 years; sought political asylum in Ireland; published poetry in Albanian and English; and now in Galway, he is a tireless promoter and supporter of the city’s cultural and artistic scene. He is Ndrek Gjini.

Council thanks householders who have paid charge

More than 18,000 Galway households have now paid the controversial household charge, with 1,250 of those payments having been made over the last two months.

‘I’ve been left reeling by tsunami of events’ says Healy Eames after car tax revelation

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A Galway politician who hit the headlines recently over what she terms an “unfortunate series of events” spoke out this week in a bid to explain the “tsunami” of occurrences which have resulted in largely negative press for her.

 

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