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People of The Tribes : Meet Redmond

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IPAV encourages Government to concentrate on increasing supply

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) is calling on the Government to concentrate solely on measures that will lead to an increase in housing stock in the country.

IPAV urges Government to prioritise the building of new homes

Responding to this week’s vacant homes strategy, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) said it is unlikely the strategy can impact hugely on the housing crisis, given its scale and the complexity of measures involved, such as facilitating the use of vacant properties of those in nursing home care.

Help-to-Buy not responsible for house price increase - IPAV

While the Central Statistics Office (CSO) residential property price index shows inflation nationally increasing to 11.9 per cent in May, it is important that the Government is not forced into panic measures such as ending the Help-to-Buy scheme.

A man you don’t meet everyday

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John Muldoon is no ordinary rugby player. He is a warrior, a Connacht warrior. Leading with his head, tackling with his heart and his soul, and loyal to the last - a one-club man. A rare breed.

The night Stephen Gwynn MP nearly lost his pants

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The outbreak of World War I brought to a head the divided camps among Irish nationalists, both of whom wanted Home Rule, or Independence, but both saw different ways to achieve it. Probably because of the large army presence in the town, and the natural benefits that the army brought to traders, as well as the family connections that had developed over the years between town and soldiers, the majority of people in Galway town favoured the British military approach.

Duncan Campbell’s ‘Bernadette’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Roscommon Arts Centre is delighted to present Bernadette by Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell. One of a trilogy of films, it focuses on female Irish dissident and political activist Bernadette Devlin. In 1969 she became the youngest woman ever elected to the British Parliament and she personified the young radical Catholics of Northern Ireland at the onset of the modern Troubles. Campbell’s film works with archive footage and writings about her in an effort to do justice to her legacy. The exhibition runs until January 13.

Three-hour parking scheme to be piloted in Moate

 

Moate should benefit from Rural Renewal Fund - O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on Athlone Municipal District to apply for funding for the rejuvenation of Moate’s main thoroughfare under the Rural Renewal Fund.

George Galloway in Galway for The Killing$ of Tony Blair documentary

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Controversial British politician George Galloway will be in Galway later this month for a special screening of the documentary, The Killing$ of Tony Blair, after which he will take part in a question and answer session with the public.

 

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