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Public must persuade TDs to support repealing the Eighth says Galway Pro Choice

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With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.

Mayo Irish Community Rapid Response to take delivery of new vehicle today

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Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) has announced the launch of a new rapid response vehicle for Mayo which will take place today, Friday, at 2.30pm in the Westport Plaza Hotel. The launch will be carried out by Minister Michael Ring.

NCBI Charity Shop in Athlone is looking for more volunteers

The NCBI Charity Shop in Athlone is currently seeking volunteers.

Will Galway beat Mayo?

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The rivalry between Galway and Mayo is as old as the provincial championship itself. The Connacht GAA Council was actually founded on the same day that Galway and Mayo contested the first ‘official’ Connacht senior football final. That game was played in Claremorris in November 1902 and was won by Mayo. Galway played “with the wind and the incline” in the first half while the vast crowd agreed to “keep strictly outside the field of play”, something the organisers clearly regarded as an unexpected bonus.

Man who threatened to kill Galway politician gets suspended sentence

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Former Galway poilitician Lorraine Higgins has said that the upsetting experience of receiving death threats and online abuse was a line that should never be crossed, and she hopes it would not deter other females from entering politics.

Quality and affordability from Blackberry Hearing

Do you know that one in three people aged over 65 in Ireland have a significant or disabling hearing loss? Modern hearing aids provide a great solution. However, the cost of hearing aids in Ireland is often so high that most people cannot afford them.

Galway City Volunteer recruitment fair

Members of the public interested in volunteering in their community are invited to the Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair in the Galway Bay Hotel on Sunday January 28 from 2pm to 5pm.

Funding announced for Galway community and voluntary groups

A total of €115,053 in funding ha been allocated to some 130 Galway community and voluntary groups under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Community Facilities Scheme.

Neil Delamare - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner

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ONE DAY Neil Delamere's father asked him to help deliver the Meals on Wheels. He agreed, little knowing their lives would never be the same again - except for the bits of their lives that did not change.

Protest to demand ending the 'horror' of Direct Provision system

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A protest march from Salthill to Galway city centre, as part of a wider campaign to end the "horror" and "infantalising" of the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers, is set to take place later this month.

 

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