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There is good news for Galway this week with 35 jobs secured at the Kenny Galway motor dealership on the Tuam Road.
The preservation and the teaching of the Irish language has often provoked a passionate defence, no more so than on the island of Tawin. At the beginning of the last century a fierce row erupted when local people felt that Irish was not being taught in their local school, and took matters into their own hands. Children were kept away from the school, and money was raised to have them taught separately in their own language. It became a cause celibre attracting the support of such nationalist figures as Roger Casement. The story has been well told by Nollaig Mac Congáil in the current issue of the Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society (Volume 62) which I will come back to next year.
The oldest newspaper in Galway has been put up for sale with a price tag of €10million.
Plans to sell the Tuam Herald to the Alpha Newspaper Group have halted after the group bought a minority share in the newspaper.