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Policy to enhance people employment skills is launched

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The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, has launched a new policy aimed at developing the skills of people in employment.

'Ireland has become front and centre in Brexit debate and British politicians are having to get their heads around that'

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Brexit D-Day is coming ever closer and yet the British government continues to lurch shambolically through the issue, its approach a chaotic mix of delusion and ineptitude. A refreshingly clear-eyed and illuminating view of Brexit can be found this weekend at the Galway Film Fleadh, when David Wilkinson’s documentary Postcards From the 48% will be screened at the Pálás cinema on Sunday afternoon.

Blake & Kenny Solicitors awarded national law firm awards

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Leading Galway law firm Blake & Kenny Solicitors has been named Property, Planning and Probate Law Firm of the Year for Connacht and Ulster in the prestigious 2018 Irish Law Awards.

Councillor describes local electoral boundary review as unsatisfactory

Independent councillor James Charity has described the terms of reference to the local electoral boundary review by Minister John Phelan as wholly unsatisfactory from Galway county and city’s viewpoint.

Searching for the lost Mountbellew workhouse girls

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Week III

Public meeting on Brexit this evening

 

Castlebar native Caitríona Ruane not to contest next Northern elections

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Castlebar native Caitríona Ruane has announced that she will not be standing for reelection in any upcoming Northern Ireland Assembly elections. Ms Ruane who has been a MLA for South Down for the past 14 years for Sinn Féin had served as Education Minister and principal Deputy Speaker during her tenure in the Belfast based body.

The night Stephen Gwynn MP nearly lost his pants

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The outbreak of World War I brought to a head the divided camps among Irish nationalists, both of whom wanted Home Rule, or Independence, but both saw different ways to achieve it. Probably because of the large army presence in the town, and the natural benefits that the army brought to traders, as well as the family connections that had developed over the years between town and soldiers, the majority of people in Galway town favoured the British military approach.

Three-hour parking scheme to be piloted in Moate

 

Time for the house special from Mayo

There is a great comfort about diving into some place for a bite of lunch and opting for the same bloody thing every day. The familiarity with which we go back to the tried and tested leaves one leaving the establishment, our appetite sated, but perhaps cursing ourselves for not having the neck to try something different.

 

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