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Chanelle employees hailed as heroes after plucking baby twins from flooded river

Two UK-based employees of Loughrea-headquartered pharmaceutical company Chanelle have been hailed as heroes after jumping into a swollen river outside their office to save baby twins whose buggy had blown into the canal.

Burke elected county board treasurer for 2018

Kinvara's Michael Burke has been elected treasurer of the Galway County Board for 2018.

Maoilín proves hugely successful

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Burkeway Homes has had a hugely successful final phase launch of 29 homes at Maoilín, Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra, Galway. Agents Sherry FitzGerald and O’Donnellan & Joyce offered the homes to the market over the weekend of March 25 and 26. Demand proved so strong that there were a number of interested buyers who arrived early to secure the home of their choice, and after a busy weekend of viewers through the showhouse all available units were booked. The sales of these 29 homes represent the last remaining units in this 102-home development, which has proved very popular and successful over a 20 month sales programme.

Burkeway Homes launches fifth and final phase at Maoilín

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Burkeway Homes has launched to the market the final phase of 21 homes at the hugely successful development of Maoilín on the Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra. The 21 homes will comprise a mix of three bed terraced, three and four bed semidetached, and four bed detached homes and will be offered for sale from the showhouse on March 25.

‘I’m a rambler, a roamer, a gypsy at heart’

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Midge Ure can look back on a 40 year musical career of no little achievement - co-creator of classic hit singles 'Vienna', 'Fade To Grey', and 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' and helping pioneer electro-pop with Ultravox and Visage - but this is only part of the Scotsman's story.

Comings and goings among council staff

 

The knights ride to the rescue

I have written before about the woeful lack of ambulances that serviced the old Central Hospital, especially in the 1930s. That shortage became acute during the war. Because of the severe rationing of petrol, and the unavailability of spare parts, for a long period only two ambulances were available for the whole county. As they were frequently on the road simultaneously there was no reserve vehicle to answer any emergency.

Chanelle Group puts Loughrea on the map

County Galway’s Chanelle Group, recently named Ireland’s Exporter of the Year 2016 , is putting the small county town in Galway on the map, according to its founder and managing director Michael Burke.

Chanelle Group named Exporter of the Year 2016

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There was good news for Loughrea-based Chanelle Group at the The Export Industry Awards 2016 held last week. The ceremony is the premier event recognising the remarkable achievements of companies working in the export industry in Ireland. 11 companies won individual category Awards across a range of sectors.

Turloughmore teenager Galway’s youngest competitor at Ploughing Championships

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A 17-year-old from Turloughmore will proudly represent Galway in the under 21 conventional ploughing class at the National Ploughing Championships. The Ploughing Championships take place in Tullamore, County Offaly, on September 20, 21, and 22.

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