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Excitement grows as Pope’s visit to Knock is confirmed

Dear readers, we have such a glut of high news this last week. First up, of course, is the visit of the Pope to Ireland at the end of August. I never thought I would be excited about it but hearing about the details of the itinerary I can just imagine the wonderful furore that will be created when he arrives amongst us.

The Crane Bar

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This pub, which is situated on the corner of William Street West and the Small Crane, was originally known as the West End Bar. In the 1930s it was owned by Paddy and Angela (known as Alda) Smith who lived over the pub. They also owned the garage behind the pub, which Paddy managed. This was where Bell, Book and Candle bookshop is today. Mrs Smith was from Loughrea and when she and her husband retired, they sold the business to her brother Mickey Coen. He ran it until 1970 when Padraig Cummins took it over. Padraig had a business in Menlo making concrete slabs.

Keane v Ó Tuathail - there can only be one winner

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If Micheál Martin wants to avoid becoming the first leader of Fianna Fáil not to become Taoiseach, then a second seat for his party in Galway West is key to avoiding this.

Tributes paid to 'gentleman' Sean Calleary

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Tributes were paid earlier this week to the late TD for Mayo East and former minister, Ballina based Sean Calleary, who died last weekend.

Tributes paid to late Sean Calleary

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Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD has said that Ireland has lost one of its greatest public servants with the passing of former TD and Minister, Seán Calleary.

€1.2 million in funding to be provided for Glencastle National School

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The Government has agreed to provide €1.2 million to build a 438 square metre special needs unit at Scoil Mhuire, Glencastle, Bunnahowen.

N5 Westport to Turlough road to go to tender

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Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring, has welcomed the news that the N5 Westport to Turlough road project will go toe-Tender for the procurement of a main contractor.

Council foots €90k bill for illegal dumping

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A shocking €90,626 was spent during 2017 on cleaning up illegal dumping in the Athlone Municipal District.

Parking permits for business owners and employees in Moate

Businesses owners and employees working in Moate could soon be able to apply for a parking permit.

Busking bye-laws ‘very damaging for our city’ — Cubbard

“A sad and very damaging day for our city” is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.

 

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