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Kiloughter long ago

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This photograph of Carrabrowne National School was taken in 1936 and shows, back row, left to right: Pete Keane, Carrabrowne; Jimmy O’Brien, Kiloughter; Davey Corcoran, Carrabrowne; Willie Glynn, Kiloughter; Francis Corcoran, Carrabrowne; Stephen O’Brien, Carrabrowne; Mattie Casserley, Kiloughter; Willie Higgins, Ballindooley; Stephen O’Brien, Kiloughter; Mickey McGrath, Ballindooley; Tom Costelloe, Kiloughter; and Stephen Birmingham, Kiloughter.

Sort out UEFA mini pitch at Corrib Park says Cameron

It is time to “knock heads together” and sort out problems which are preventing school children from making use of the UEFA mini pitch at Corrib Park.

Clamping proposal is unwelcome says Walsh

Fine Gael councillor Brian Walsh has stated that he is emphatically against, and will not support a return of, wide scale clamping in Galway city.

Council criticised over horses’ muck in Ballybane estates

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Residents in a number of housing estates in the Ballybane area are up in arms over the Galway City Council’s perceived failure to tackle the on-going problems with horses being left tethered or roaming free, leaving manure and muck on green areas, footpaths, and streets.

Galway hurlers enter the real championship

This month 10 years ago in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park Waterford gave Galway a good trimming in Cyril Farrell’s last day in the managerial hot-seat. The Déise men won handily on a score-line of 1-20 to 1-10 with Tony Browne in superb form, hitting 0-7 from midfield.

Labour moves to protect Corrib Park green area

The popular Green area in Corrib Park looks set to be protected from any development as Labour councillors will seek to have the land rezoned following legal advice.

Tough days ahead but Galway will weather the storm, says GCBA head

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“It was like a light being switched off in a room” — so said the chairman of the Galway City Business Association, Ronnie O'Gorman when describing the speed with which the financial world collapsed, during his address to the group’s AGM on Tuesday night.

Galway camogie fixtures

SATURDAY: Loughrea Hotel & Spa Senior Championship: Mullagh v Pearses (Killimordaly 11am); Athenry v Killimordaly (Ballymacward 11am). O’Rourke & Sons Construction Ltd Junior B 15 Aside Championship semi-final: Mullagh v Ballinalsoe (Kiltormer 3pm); Juvenile u-13 B final: Craughwell v St Thomas (Killimor 12noon).

O’Connor retains Irish title

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• Michael O'Connor (above) from Galway was celebrating his success in Monday’s Dublin City Marathon. The Galway City Harrier was the first Irishman home in 2:20:49, coming in 13th overall, and retaining the Athletics Ireland men’s title incorporated in the event. Thirty-five years-old O’Connor, who completed the marathon in a personal best time, won the title last year. There was more success for Galway athletes when 44-years-old heart transplant recipient, Ernesto Antonio, broke his own personal and best known world record for a heart transplant recipient in Monday’s Dublin City Marathon. Breaking his previous time by eight minutes Ernesto completed the marathon in three hours 45 minutes. This week he also celebrated the ninth anniversary of his heart transplant which took place at the Mater Hospital. However there was disappointment for Galway hurler Alan Kerins, who was running for his own charity, Alan Kerins African Project. Kerins was forced to withdraw after seven miles with ankle ligament injury.

New website to encourage first time buyers into the market

A new website - www.getmoving.ie - will be launched to encourage first time buyers into the housing market by providing them with up-to-date availability and house price comparisons throughout the Galway region.

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