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It has been 45 minutes since the announcement — we are relaxing with tea in an upper room on the second floor of Galway Cathedral and the new Bishop is sitting there, taking it all in, flanked by the men who announced him to the world. He looks like a man returning to his own house, and being introduced to his neighbours.
Government funding of €6million will be invested to remove 18 pinch points on the River Shannon, it was revealed late last week.
The Connacht Schools U15 girls soccer team captured the interprovincial title for the first time, and they did so with a clean sweep over their fellow rivals.
The message that came from the November meeting of the Mayo County Council this week was that not only the lack of major infrastructure projects in the region in the draft Ireland 2040 plan - but the small print of the plan itself is going to affect Mayo in a bad way for the next 20 years.
Minister Ciarán Cannon has welcomed the granting of planning permission for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge crossing the River Shannon in Athlone.
“Oh! What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” - Sir Walter Scott
Well, we had great news earlier this week with our very own Katie Taylor being crowned World Boxing Champion.
Athlone is mourning the death of well-known local chef Michael Talty, whose body was retrieved from the River Shannon on Sunday.