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How to offset mood changes as dark evenings arrive

As winter sets in, the evenings are darker and exposure to natural light diminishes. For many people across Ireland, their daily commute is conducted in darkness and the everyday things that can be so important for our mental health and wellbeing, such as exercise and meeting friends, can feel much harder to fit in.

The palace of dreams

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Eighty nine years ago this week, on November 22, 1939, the Estoria Cinema opened at Nile Lodge. It had 776 seats and two showings a night at 6.45pm and 8.45pm. It cost two shillings to sit in the balcony and the prices for the parterre were 1/4 and 9d (including tax). There were matinees on Thursdays (half day in Galway), Saturdays, and Sundays. You could book at the cinema or by phone (Galway 101) from 12 noon to 2pm and from 6pm. The building was constructed by John McNally & Co with John Connolly as foreman. The design was by Hubert O’Connor and Ralph Ryan was the electrical consultant.

GIAF announce line-up for new Winter First Thought Talks programme

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Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) has announced the programme for its new Winter First Thought Talks discussion series, which will take place at NUI Galway later this month.

The Salthill Citizens’ Association, c1946

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The first concerted move to improve Salthill (that I know of) was in 1882 when funds were collected locally and the Salthill Improvement Company was set up to improve the resort. The prevention of pollution was a priority. The company had its ups and downs and eventually died off. The first meeting of the Galway Urban District Council in 1925 had a deputation from Salthill who listed proposed improvements, In the 1930s a Salthill Development Committee was set up.

Mr Day's struggles with the day to day grind

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MR DAY takes up a new position within a vast, complex, organisation, but struggles to understand its inner workings, andis out of harmony with both his surroundings and the people he encounters.

Atlantic Therapeutics celebrates the launch of new INNOVO Shorts

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Atlantic Therapeutics, the Galway-headquartered medical device developer of non-invasive pelvic floor strengthening and nerve stimulation products, is celebrating the launch of its new INNOVO® Shorts, the first and only non-invasive, easy-to-use at-home solution for pelvic floor control and strength:

Traidphicnic returns to An Spidéal

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DE DANNAN, singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, sean-nós legend Seosamh Ó Neachtain and fiddle player Jesse Smith, are among those who will play the seventh annual Traidphicnic festival in An Spidéal.

Athlone man deemed unfit to undergo trial

 

Westport House deal signed, sealed, and delivered

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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, confirmed last Friday that the Hughes family has now successfully completed the acquisition of Westport House and estate from the Browne family. In February 2016, the family placed the historic house and estate on the market, having owned it for generations. The estate has been overseen in recent years by the personal representatives of the late Jeremy Browne Lord Altamont, namely Con Casey of LHM Casey McGrath accountants and Dermot Furey of Gartlan Furey solicitors.

Well that didn't go as we expected

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The Mayo Senior championship quarter finals threw up a couple of eye catching results over last weekend. It was the first time ever that the four group winners failed to win their quarter finals, although Ballintubber did get through to the semi-final at the second time of asking after Wednesday night's replay with Hollymount- Carramore.

 

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