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President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

Galway's new secondary school should be an Educate Together school

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At long last, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has finally recognised what has long been a glaring and obvious reality - that Galway city and its hinterland is in need of a new secondary school.

County schoolgirl wins Spelling Bee title

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Eleven-year-old Holly Shaughnessy from Crumlin National School, Ballyglunin, Tuam, was named winner of the Galway County Spelling Bee when came out on top against 41 other spelling enthusiasts at the county championships this week.

Friday deadline for consultation submissions on Tuam Mother and Baby Home

Members of the public have until 4pm tomorrow (Friday) to make submissions as part of the independent consultation process on the five possible options identified by the Expert Technical Group for responding to the discovery of infant remains at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam.

University campus to become testbed for driverless cars

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The campus at NUI Galway is to become the testbed for driverless cars, it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday) when researchers from the Lero SFI Research Centre at the university signed an autonomous vehicles R&D partnership with Valeo, the major automotive supplier headquartered in Paris.

Tuam designer Joanne Hynes launches two-week pop-up in Dunnes Stores

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Renowned fashion designer Joanne Hynes launches a two-week pop up in Dunnes Stores, Eyre Square this Saturday. Joanne will unveil her latest collection with an exclusive event in the Galway store where customers can get the chance to meet the designer herself, enjoy a fashion presentation and shop.

'Walk it again Sham'

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There was great excitement and fun at Western Care’s St. Rita’s residential home, Claremorris, recently, when the six members of the Tuam-based super group, The Saw Doctors, visited to launch the 10th annual Kathleen Conneely Charity Walk on Clare Island for Western Care Association local services. The group’s evocative song, Clare Island, penned by Leo Moran and Dave Carlton, is an enduring anthem that evokes the idyllic beauty and scenery of Clew Bay and Clare Island and the peace experienced by all visitors to the area.

Chanelle McCoy to launch Darkness into Light in Loughrea

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The inaugural Darkness into Light walk in Loughrea will be launched by native of the town and current star of Dragon’s Den, Chanelle NcCoy, on April 18 from 6.30pm.

Buccs Women face Tuam in Connacht Cup final

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Buccaneers Women have a vital match this weekend when they tackle Tuam in the final of the Connacht Womens Cup at the Sportsground on Sunday. This decider kicks off at 2pm in Galway.

Steeltech Sheds announce €5 Million investment and new jobs for Tuam

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Tuam-based steel shed manufacturing company, Steeltech Sheds Ltd., today announced a major investment of €5million over the next three years and 43 new jobs in the next 12 months. The expansion is due to the major growth of the company domestically in the last year, following the creation of 50 Jobs in 2016 and the decision to further expand and export into the UK market.

 

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