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The Blake family started work on the construction of Merlin Park House in 1808 and it was completed in 1812. It cost £12,000 to build and provided much needed employment for many local skilled workers and labourers. Getting materials to the location proved difficult – it was said that more than 40 mules were used to transport goods and building materials from Galway to the site.
Members of Merlin Woods Girl Guides won a trip to East Coast Bakehouse – Ireland’s biggest biscuit factory – by selling more packets of Irish Girl Guides (IGG) cookies during the organisation’s inaugural National Cookie Month than any other unit in the country - 1,560 packets in total.
Friends of Merlin Woods have had a busy few weeks. For the second year running they have received funding from the Heritage Council to run workshops on Heritage Conservation and Woodland Coppicing Research Project.
A city councillor and former mayor has this week called on the Friends of Merlin Woods group not to appeal the decision by Galway City Council to grant planning for a new Galway Hospice building to An Bord Pleanala.
Children will be charmed by tomorrow's Heritage Week programme at Merlin Park woods.
A planning application for a new €20 million 36-bed Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, setting in train a planning debate that will put the hospice on a collision course with local environmentalists.
awareness of the need for green places, the link between health and our environment, the collapse of biodiverse species because of threats to habitats, it seems strange that somewhere like the meadows in Merlin Park Woods would be developed, but this is the case as we await the plans for the development of the new Galway Hospice site on one of Galway most biodiverse locations.
People with a minor injury now face an average wait of five and a half hours from the time they are first registered to when they are discharged from the Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway.
based at Merlin Park Hospital could "radically cut waiting times for patients" and "greatly relieve pressure" on the Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway.
A refurbished orthopaedic operating theatre in Merlin Park reopened yesterday to deal with patients on waiting lists in Galway and the western region, and contracts have been signed for the provision of two modular operating theatres, set to open in October.