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Galway construction company Stewart enjoys double success at national awards

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Galway and Dublin based building contractors Stewart had a double celebration at the Irish Building & Design Awards 2015 whenMarty Whelan, announced Stewart as ‘Contractor of the Year’ for the second year running and awarded its chairman, Seán Stewart, the honorary award of ‘Construction Leader’ for his contribution to the industry.

Second ‘Speak Out’ for European Capital of Culture bid at Galway Arts Centre tonight

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A public engagement campaign is underway as Galway bids to win the European Capital of Culture 2020 designation. Following the success of the first ‘Speak Out’ held recently, a second event will take place in Galway Arts Centre, Lower Dominick Street tonight Thursday March 19. These ‘Speak Out’ events are part of a comprehensive public engagement programme taking place throughout Galway city and county over the coming months.

Crowe extremely concerned about lack of progress at arthouse cinema site

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The on-going saga of Galway’s proposed arthouse cinema was again raised by Councillor Michael Crowe at this week’s meeting of the Galway City Council.

Summer weather mood masks the dangers of drowning

Galway’s hot weather can lull people into a sense of security around beaches, rivers, and lakes, and increase the risk of drowning, according to Roger Sweeney of Irish Water Safety.

Newtownsmith c1870

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Newtownsmith was an important development outside the town wall on the northern side of the city in the late 18th and early 19th century. The project was undertaken by the governors of the Erasmus Smith Estate. In this suburb, the county courthouse was erected between 1812 and 1815, and a little later in 1824 the town courthouse was built. In 1823, it was objected to because there were several suitable sites for a new courthouse ‘immediately in the town’ and that it was ‘quite idle’ to lay foundations in Newtownsmith, or in any part of the suburb. Galway’s second bridge was completed in 1819 and it connected the courthouses with the new county and town gaols on Nuns Island which had been completed in 1810.

Reasons for hope in Ethiopia because of people’s resilience

For those of us old enough, the images from Africa that haunted our television screens for a large part of 2011 will have taken us back more than a quarter of a century.

Kilkenny prepares for a one way system on High Street

High Street is set to become a one-way route by 2014, following a planned €1.6 million overhaul of the road and pavements running through Kilkenny’s historic Hightown.

Green light for central access scheme and new bridge crossing

Kilkenny has been offered a resolution to some of the traffic problems that have been plaguing the city over recent years, following a decision by An Bord Pleanala this week to grant approval for a central access scheme and new bridge crossing.

Is city to get a second Salmon Weir Bridge?

The Salmon Weir Bridge is likely to become a ‘double bridge’ in the near future with one bridge to deal with buses and pedestrians and the other with cars and vans.

The building of the technical school

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In January 1893 the board of guardians of Galway Poor Law Union decided to establish a technical school, but the plan ran into immediate difficulties. The Local Government Board objected because they had not been consulted, and it took a year for the matter to be sorted out. The moving spirit behind the project was Father PJ Lally, who succeeded in getting money from the Government and secured a premises in Dominick Street (where Áras na nGael is today).

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