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Kinvara's Michael Burke has been elected treasurer of the Galway County Board for 2018.
Pat Kearney will succeed Noel Treacy as Galway county board chairman for 2017 after emerging victorious by one vote - 127 to 126 - in a nail-biting contest with Oughterard's Kevin Clancy last Monday night at the county board convention.
Gambling is a crisis issue within the GAA and Galway, according to outgoing Galway county chairman Noel Treacy.
The 19th Galway Science and Technology Festival welcomed another record breaking 20,000 visitors to its annual final day Exhibition at NUI Galway last Sunday, and honoured several people on the day with major science awards. The two-week Festival culminated in the final day Exhibition and also brought 180 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) shows and workshops to 35,000 primary and secondary school students across Galway City and County.
They were the best of times, they were the worst of times.
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.
For many years Galway East was known as the dullest and most predicable of constituencies, reliably returning the same three TDs. Population growth and boundary changes saw the constituency gain a fourth seat in 1997, however, and this has given rise to some heated battles between the big two parties as well as seeing the emergence of Independent and Labour challenges.
There is only one topic on the lips of every Galway hurling supporter since the team put in the performance of the season last Sunday to plunder the All Ireland semi-final and transport every fan into a state of ecstasy not experienced for many a year.