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Galway Defence Force members to  take part in ceremonial changing of the guard

Defence Forces personnel based in Galway will take part in a ceremonial changing of the guard on Saturday at the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the service of the State.

A young girl carried the scars of war

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In an attempt to bring some normality into their lives following the traumatic years of the War of Independence, and the Civil War, Professor Tom Dillon, and his wife Geraldine (nee Plunkett), moved their five children to Dangan House, about three miles north of Galway town, close to the River Corrib. It is now a flourishing garden nursery, run by the busy Cunningham family and staff, but in the late 1920s it was a rambling two-storeyed manor house with shallow steps leading to a wide front door. Their father bought a cow, and chickens ran wild in the yard. In many ways it was an ideal home to bring up a lively young family, but understandably the terrors and the residue of those early years still bore heavily on the children. Politics was still a dominant player in their lives.

Galway ready to give a 'royal' welcome to Charles and Camilla

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Tourism bosses are confident next week's royal visit to Galway will lead to a surge in the number of visitors from the UK. Views of the city and county will be beamed across the world due to the presence of Prince Charles and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall on Tuesday. The world's media, which avidly follows members of the royal family to every destination, will undoubtedly ensure the city and county gets a well deserved share of the spotlight.

Pedestrian dies following Ardrahan crash on Monday

The man who died following a crash in Ardrahan earlier this week has been named as Martin Heffernan. The 47-year-old was walking along the road near Labane cemetery when he was hit by a truck on Monday afternoon.

State to dispose of ‘realistic imitation firearm’

A realistic imitation firearm, which a man was using to shoot bottles on the green area of a Castlebar estate last March, has been forfeited to the State for destruction.

Crossmolina station gets regular opening hours and new sergeant

Concerns about the opening hours at Crossmolina Garda Station have been allayed with the announcment that regular opening hours will be introduced at the station from next Thursday.

Gardai investigate two fires at Knocknacarra playground

Gardai are investigating two separate fires caused by vandals at a children’s playground in Knocknacarra this week.

Hundreds claim cars destroyed by contaminated fuel

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A major Garda investigation is now under way in Mayo into a suspected contaminated fuel crisis and the matter has been raised in the Dáil.

Hundreds claim cars destroyed by contaminated fuel

A major Garda investigation is now under way in Mayo into a suspected contaminated fuel crisis and the matter has been raised in the Dáil.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Ballymore shooting

Gardaí investigating a shooting incident which occurred in Ballymore last Friday are seeking information on any unusual activity in the area in the run-up to the incident.

 

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