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Aer Lingus to operate first transatlantic flight from Boston to IWAK this July

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Knock Shrine and Ireland West Airport announced this morning the first Diocesan pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of Boston to Ireland’s National Marian Shrine will take place in July this year. This announcement represents another milestone for the airport and the region as it will be the first ever transatlantic service operated by Aer Lingus, from Boston, to Ireland West Airport Knock.

‘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 It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly,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.

Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh goes from strength to strength as city prepares for bilingual status

The Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr. Frank Fahy this week announced the sponsors of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh for 2016 and unveiled two new national media sponsors: The Sunday Business Post and TG4 at a press event in Galway City Council.

New Year bonanza as local businesses are honoured at SCCUL Enterprise awards

Galway’s most enterprising businesses will receive a New Year bonanza next week when they will be honoured at the 6th Annual SCCUL Enterprise Awards.

Galway International Rally goes to the races

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Preparations are well underway for the 2016 Corrib Oil Galway International Rally which takes place from February 5-7. The event is building to be a true classic as Galway Motor Club’s Clerk of the Course, Kieran Donohue, has laid on a very challenging route.

Horses for courses at this year’s Galway International Rally

This year's Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, which takes place from Feburary 5 to 7, will head to Ballybrit for the first time in its 45 years.

Cost of flood defence in Athlone reaches €750,000

Almost €750,000 has been spent by Westmeath County Council in its effort to defend Athlone and its environs from the rising waters of the River Shannon since the beginning of December.

A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual Parade

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A SACRILEGIOUS Lesbian and Homosexual Parade, Brian Fleming's acclaimed one-man show, described as “original, fun and different" by The Irish Times, will be performed in the Gallery Café, Gort, this Sunday, January 10, at 8.30pm.

Bilingual status on its way for Galway city in 2016

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The Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Frank Fahy, announced at ‘Cóisir Nollag Chairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge’ that bilingual status will be bestowed on Galway City early in 2016.

Two young men killed following Headford and Loughrea crashes

Two young men lost their lives in separate road crashes around the county in recent days.

 

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