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Edward VII in Galway, 1903

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At the beginning of the last century, the Prince of Wales would have been one of the most famous personalities known to most Irish people. He had been to County Galway on a few occasions hunting, but when it was announced he was going to make an official visit, it aroused very mixed emotions. There were a lot of objections locally, led by an umbrella group known as the National Council. They disrupted preparatory meetings by shouting and heckling. Nationalists were not impressed either and other objectors included Edward Martyn, WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, and George Moore.

Complete Catering — something delicious for every palate

Local businessmen Jonathan and Derek Corbett have recently launched Complete Catering situated in Newcastle in the heart of Galway city. They run a number of successful businesses situated in and around the city, including a number of Subway outlets, a Four Star pizza outlet situated in Munster Avenue and a fully operational 24-hour deli situated in Londis in Newcastle in Galway.

Two local businessmen have big plans for Roscommon Road this year

A second Aldi for Athlone is being proposed as the anchor tenant for a new, six-block commercial and retail development planned for the Roscommon Road opposite Ganlys.

Castlebar businessman gearing up for motorcycle ride

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A Castlebar businessman is seeking to raise funds in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital by riding a motorbike through the famous coast-to-coast Route 66 in America.

Local quartet delivers on festive ice rink

Kilkenny is finally set to get a Christmas ice rink this year thanks to the proactive attitude of four local businessmen who took matters into their own hands.

Castlebar businessman gearing up for motorcycle ride

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A Castlebar businessman is seeking to raise funds in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital by riding a motorbike through the famous coast-to-coast Route 66 in America.

Bloomfield House Hotel’s Veronica McCrone celebrates 30 years service

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Veronica Mc Crone celebrates 30 years service at Bloomfield House Hotel in April. Who would have believed as she set out to work in April 1980, that 30 years later she would still be making that same journey.

Pedestrian access the main focus of Castlebar town centre revamp

Officials from Castlebar Town Council presented preliminary proposals for the redevelopment and upgrading of Castlebar town centre to local business representatives this week.

Hospitality at the crossroads

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If a crossroad is a watershed indicating a choice to be made, then Claremorris is the crossroad of the west of Ireland.

Once Upon A Time In The West

TO CELEBRATE five very successful years and to get the next chapter in its story under way, the Róisín Dubh will host Once Upon A Time In The West, a festival of music concerts, DJ sets, and pub trails throughout the west of the city from today until Bank Holiday Monday.

 

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