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Galway folklore

More than 300 primary school teachers attended a conference in Tuam in 1937, 80 years ago tomorrow, to launch the Schools Folklore Collection in Galway County. This was a scheme which invited senior primary pupils, under direction, to go to the oldest person in their community or their grandparents to collect folklore and folk life traditions relating to their own area. Caitríona Hastings has just published a book in which she has selected material from this project which was gathered by pupils of 14 schools in Galway and environs. They are Menlo NS, Castlegar NS, Carrowbrowne NS, Barna, Bushypark, Presentation Convent, Convent of Mercy NS, Claddagh NS (boys), Claddagh (girls), St Brendan’s NS, Claregalway (boys), Claregalway (girls), Oranmore (boys), and Oranmore Convent.

Fallen tree and roads update from Galway County Council

Galway County Council advises that people should avoid any unnecessary travel, due to the high winds, stormy conditions and flying debris.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry in West by €2million fund

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The creative industry in the west got a massive boost yesterday when a new €2million fund was announced by Minister Sean Kyne, who outlined details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry by €2m fund

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The creative industry in the West is to get a massive boost today when a new €2million fund, to be announced in the city by Minister Sean Kyne, will outline details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Residential site with planning and sea views in Barna

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Sherry FitzGerald is offering a residential site at Forramoyle West, Barna, to the market for sale by private treaty. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a residential site with the benefit of planning permission for a detached two storey residence of 242sq m (2,604sq ft).

Minutes of an historic meeting

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Our illustration today is of the minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Galway city branch of Sinn Féin which was held in Keane’s Hotel, Eyre Square, on February 15, 1907. T Breathnach was in the chair.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Four bed detached home in a quiet cul de sac

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Sherry FitzGerald is offering No 3 Blackberry Way to the market for sale by private treaty. This is a detached four bedroom dwelling in a small development of just 16 properties. Located on a quiet cul de sac only minutes' walking distance to all amenities of Craughwell village to include bus stop, train station, GAA pitch, primary school, local, shops, pubs, and services.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

 

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