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Newcastle residents dismayed at NUIG plans for student residences

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A large number of residents in Newcastle have expressed their displeasure at plans by NUI Galway to build additional student residences in the area. The college recently applied for permission to build the accommodation in Upper Newcastle and the proposed development consists of a five-storey block fronted by three four-storey blocks, to house more than 450 students. The residences are to be located between the existing Corrib Village and homes on Upper Newcastle road.

Liam Mellows and Castlegar face formidable second-round opposition

Both Galway city club senior hurling sides are in second round championship action this Saturday in Kenny Park. And both clubs face formidable opposition in their effort to stay in the 2014 championship race.

Athenry too strong for Liam Mellows

Former kingpins of Galway club hurling in the 1990s, and a club that also won county titles in 2000, 2002 and 2004, Athenry, got their 2014 campaign off to a positive start with a 2-20 to 0-15 win over Liam Mellows in Gort last weekend.

Castlegar face Kiltormer in replay on Monday

Castlegar and Kiltormer will renew acquaintance in the county hurling championship next Monday in Athenry at 6.30pm.

Widow awarded €1.6m as court feels she lost farm after husband’s wrongful death

The widow of a farmer who died as a result of negligent medical treatment was last week awarded almost €1.6m in damages because of the loss of an expected inheritance of a 623-acre farm, after she sued two Galway-based consultants.

Cunningham focuses on youth

Anthony Cunningham, the new Galway senior hurling manager, has not been long in making his presence felt, as he and selectors Tom Helebert and Mattie Kenny have dropped one third of the team which started the All-Ireland quarter-final against Waterford this year in a massive clear-out.

Good luck, Mr President

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Despite the intense pressure on space and limitations on the numbers who can attend, there is expected to be a strong Galway presence at the various events that will see Michael D Higgins installed as the ninth president of Ireland.

Michael D gets packin’ for the park

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Michael D Higgins is this week preparing to leave Galway to move to Dublin where next week he will be installed as

Hurling championship hots up

After a full round of group games last weekend the Cooper County Senir Hurling Championship is again in full swing this Saturday and Sunday, with the preliminary quarter-finals down for decision.

Senior title for Corrigan and Gallagher

Mayo’s Amy Corrigan and Pauline Gallagher secured a hard-earned first ever senior ladies 60x30 all-Ireland title against hot favourites and reigning champions, Maria Daly and Ashley Prendiville at Abbeylara on Saturday afternoon last. However Mayo’s Dessie Keegan failed in his bid to reach a first ever men’s senior singles at the same venue.

 

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