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Celebrate SeaFest with Mary’s fish and chips

Mary Kilcommons, owner of Mary’s Fish, Ballybane, formerly Mary Carrick from the Claddagh, prides herself on sourcing produce from local providers. Mary’s Fish, in conjunction with Tribeton, would like to invite you to try some fish and chips during the Galway SeaFest this Saturday and Sunday.

200 FF faithful gather to honour Fahey’s career

More than 200 people attended a function in the Salthill Hotel last Friday hosted by Galway City Fianna Fail to celebrate 40 years of service to Fianna Fail by former minister and TD Frank Fahey, when guest speaker on the night was former Taoiseach and party leader, Brian Cowen.

BEE Generous for BUMBLEance Launched by The Skeff

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The Skeff are delighted to have nominated BUMBLEance as their 2016 charity partner.

Echoes of the past - how far have we moved on?

So here we are again after another week of talks.

The Proclamation Of King George V

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“The accession of His Majesty King George V was proclaimed in Galway at 2 o’clock on Saturday (21st of May, 1910). The ceremony was performed by the High Sherriff, Mr. Cecil R. Henry, and took place opposite the Courthouse. On the steps of the building there was a fashionable gathering. Outside the hollow square formed by soldiers and police, the crowd was one of immense proportions. About one hundred men of the Connaught Rangers, with their band and the King’s colour, under Major Sarsfield, were formed up in line opposite the Courthouse, and an equal number of the Royal Irish Constabulary, drawn from Galway and outside stations, filled up the remaining sides of the square. They were in charge of Co. Inspector Flower, Districts-Inspectors Mercer and O’Rorke.

Beezneez bring hit comedy Turning Mammy back to Wesport

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When Beezneez Theatre Company premiered John McDwyer’s sparkling new comedy, Turning Mammy, last autumn the production was greeted with standing ovations from full houses throughout Ireland.

High praise for Athlone restaurants in McKennas’ Guide

Athlone has been described as a "vibrant and happening food destination" in a glowing review of the town's eateries on the McKennas' Guides food blog this week.

John Butler Sports Injury Clinic celebrates fifteen years in business

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The name John Butler is synonymous with the treatment of both sports and general injuries in Galway city and county. Fifteen years after opening the door of his first clinic in Bohermore, John and his team provide a wide range of services at their Liosbaun clinic on the Tuam Road, Galway.

‘The Galway Resolution’ - An attempted coup by some county councillors

On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.

A week without Mary

It had been a funny sort of a week, all told, thought Michael as he took his place among the mourners.  He slid a look at the shiny brown coffin at the front of St Joseph’s Church, but couldn't quite bring himself to think about what – who – it contained.

 

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