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Mayor officially opens new Glass Factory Craft Village

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Handcrafted jewellery, paper quilling artwork, baby knitwear, decoupage, ceramics and wooden crafts are just some of the stunning pieces on offer at the brand new Glass Factory Craft Village at Galway Irish Crystal.

Craft village to showcase the work of local producers

The work of local designers and craftspeople will be showcased at a craft village on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm at The Glass Factory at Galway Irish Crystal on the Old Dublin Road.

High school band set for Titanic Village on St Patrick's Day

The St Patrick’s Day parade in Lahardane this year is expected to be one of the largest the north Mayo village has ever seen.

Traffic congestion will worsen until city develops a light rail system, warns Connolly

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Across Europe, light rail systems have been rolled out across cities of similar size and population to Galway, and are working successfully, meaning there is no longer any reason to oppose such a public transport system being constructed here.

Support ourselves by supporting local business

This is proving to be a good year for many Galway businesses. As one looks at the tourists wandering through the streets of Galway city, and the buzz in Shop Street and around the city centre, it would be easy to feel that all is well, and every business is benefiting from the increased numbers of visitors and the general feel good factor. This sense of a thriving city is particularly evident at this time of year, as the Galway Film Fleadh leads in to the Galway International Arts Festival, which in turn is followed by Galway Race Week. These festivals, and the many others which take place throughout the year, make a significant contribution to business activity in both the city and the county. We welcome the success of these businesses, which is fully deserved, primarily through the hard work, dedication, and level of customer service they provide.

Plans for Monksland district centre turned down

An Bord Pleanála have refused planning permission for a proposed district centre in Monksland.

The Galway women who built the bombs

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A LECTURE on the Galway women who built bombs for the British Army in WWI in the Galway munitions factory, and a film screening on the life nad work of Michael Davitt, will both take place in the Galway City Museum.

Galway Pride Festival returns for the twenty eighth year

Building on the success of last year’s Galway Pride Festival, local businessman Bruce Henry is returning to lead the event again in 2017.

Northwood Technology Ltd announces new business development manager

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Northwood Technology Ltd the nationwide security systems distribution business has announced the appointment of Dermot Keane to the position of business development manager for the western region.

The Woodstock of the west remembered

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This month marks the 35th anniversary of one the boldest and most imaginative private ventures to be undertaken in Mayo. The year was 1981 and the plan was to transform a 65 acre site outside Castlebar into the biggest two-day rock festival ever staged in the province. The proposal was the brainchild of brothers Tommy and John Staunton and local hotelier Tony McHugh. The substantial sum of £120,000 was invested in the festival with half going toward enticing major acts to play over the August bank holiday weekend.

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