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'A bakery is a real inter-generational hub that connects people in a unique way'

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Generations of Galwegians will know the deep pleasure of stepping through the doorway of Griffins Bakery and inhaling the delicious aromas of its freshly baked breads, cakes, and pastries. That tantalising joy of heady fragrances is further fulfilled when one then gets to taste the wares. Yum, yum, and thrice yum!

Kinvara supports Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill

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More than 230 people in the Kinvara area signed a petition of support for Senator Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill, which seeks to end Irish trade in goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories.

Kinvara supports Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill

More than 230 people in the Kinvara area signed a petition of support for Senator Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill, which seeks to end Irish trade in goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories.

Kinvara comes out in support Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill

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More than 230 people in the Kinvara area signed a petition of support for Senator Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill, which seeks to end Irish trade in goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories.

The Galway City Challenge Hurling Cup 1920

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As nationalist sentiment was rising in the early years of the last century, a new generation of GAA officials emerged who were zealous in their belief in the transformative power of the GAA and they saw themselves as engaged in a project of national liberation. Some GAA tournaments were staged as part of a pro-Boer campaign. Police reports noted: “The ambition it seems to get hold of the youth of the country and educate them in rebellious and seditious ideas,” a somewhat hysterical interpretation of the GAA ban on foreign games.

The Irish Post to buy assets of Irish TV

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The Irish Post an Irish diaspora newspaper based in the UK and Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton, Dublin have agreed a transaction in relation to certain business assets of Irish TV subject to approval of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission and the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. Irish TV which had its headquarters in Westport was placed into liquidation late last year with the loss of over 20 jobs.

Irish TV gets court protection

Westport based television station Irish TV who had suspended production on new programming last week was awarded High Court protection yesterday with Michael McAteer appointed as interim examiner. The petition came after a funding shortfall left it with a shortfall of liabilities over assets of €8.7m. The station was founded by husband and wife couple Pierce O’Reilly and Mairéad Ní Mhaoilchiaráin. It was launched in 2014 and has been available on Sky TV and the Freeview platform among others, and had recently been in negotiations to be available on the Saorview platform.

Mayo Associations plan big convention weekend in Belmullet

The Mayo Association World Convention from the April 29 to May 1 taking place in Erris offers something for everyone. Mayo Association Dublin invites people to meet the Canadian Ambassador, His Excellency, Kevin Vickers at the dinner on the Friday evening. Following the dinner, entertainment will be provided by the Sylvan Kelly School of Dancing from Ballina, a supremely talented group of dancers who are the current holders of three world titles and 47 world medals won at the 2016 World Irish Dancing Championships in Glasgow last month.

Rehab service users to perform centenary pageant next week

To engage in and to commemorate the centenary of 1916 the service users and staff of RehabCare will perform a pageant in two acts involving drama, music, dance and art entitled “..........and you shall find me unafraid“.

 

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