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A ‘cheerful, and amiable saint’.

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In the early years of the 16th century, Stephen Lynch fitz Dominick was returning from an extended trading voyage in Spain. He set out with a full cargo, probably of hides, wool, and fish, which he hoped to trade for wine and iron with Spanish merchants. As he approached Galway port he was surprised to see a church and buildings almost completed on Fort Hill (originally called St Augustine’s Hill), a prominent site visible from both the town and the sea. They were not there when he left.

Centrally located Ballymore home in prime condition

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Ideally suited to first time buyers, investors or those who simply wish to downsize in property, this three bedroom semi-detached home in Ballymore is in primes and excellent condition.

Winner all right, winner all right as have-a go Frank Byrnes completes horse racing challenge

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A love of horse riding, nurtured in his younger days growing up in Oranmore and continued with the Galway Blazers, reached its pinnacle last week when Frank Byrnes completed the Corinthian horse racing challenge in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund.

Nostalgic ‘Friends’ quiz takes centre stage at the Prince Bar

Save the date! Your old friends are calling. The perennially popular Prince Bar, Athlone, hosts a trivia night based on the iconic 90s comedy show, ‘Friends’.

Johnstown joy as Clann dash Brigid’s three in a row dreams

 

Photographs and Faeries

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PHOTOGRAPHS AND Faeries, an exhibition of cyanotypes exploring personal memories, by the Burren based artist Regina O'Dea, opens tomorrow at 7pm in The Courthouse in Kinvara.

Nostalgic ‘Friends’ quiz takes centre stage at the Prince Bar

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Save the date! Your old friends are calling. The perennially popular Prince Bar, Athlone, hosts a trivia night based on the iconic 90s comedy show, ‘Friends’.

Hill’s of Lower Dominick Street

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This photograph, dated 1905, was part of an advertisement for Hill & Co Cycle Makers and for Hill’s Dublin Studio, a photographic gallery. Both of these were located in this building in Lower Dominick Street. You have to hand it to Edmund Hill, he was a dab hand at publicity, and advertised extensively.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Local IFA delegation host CAP meeting in Athlone

The importance of a well-funded Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after 2020 dominated discussions in Athlone during a recent meeting between the first Vice-President of the European Parliament, Ms. Mairead McGuinness MEP and IFA representatives from the Midlands North West.

 

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