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Centenarian pioneer switches to electric car driving

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A 100-year-old Clonmel man who started driving in 1930 behind the wheel of his father’s Ford Model T has become a pioneer for electric driving in Ireland after buying himself a new Nissan Leaf.

Memories of bygone days

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Conveniently located close to the villages of Abbeyknockmoy, Barnaderg, and Corofin is this derelict two-storey farmhouse dwelling in Clogherboy. In need of complete renovation and upgrading, the property stands on a beautiful private site extending to over one acre which is surrounded by mature trees.

Local ultra-energy-efficient car team to team up with Mondello Park

Local ultra-energy-efficient car team, the Geec (Galway energy-efficient car), has teamed up with Mondello Park International Race Circuit, the home of motor racing in Ireland, to push the bounds of automotive energy efficiency.

Oral hearing told Apple data centre could require more power than Dublin

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The €850 million Apple data centre planned for Athenry would consume more electricity than Dublin, an oral hearing on the project heard this week.

The extraordinary life of Fr James McDyer

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An Grianán Theatre, Donegal presents I Would Walk These Fields Again at Roscommon Arts Centre this Thursday, May 19 at 8pm. The play is based on the extraordinary life of Father James McDyer, a revolutionary Christian communist who arrived in the parish of Glencolmcille in County Donegal in 1951.

Superb detached home with purpose built office to rear

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Sherry FitzGerald is offering No 5 Woodfield, Cappagh Road, Barna, for sale by private treaty. No 5 is a remarkably spacious four bed detached family home built in 1992 and benefits from having a converted attic and separate detached office to the rear.

Time to end digital divide in Mayo — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Mayo, Dara Calleary says it is time to end the digital divide which is undermining Mayo’s potential to develop business and increase local employment opportunities. Commenting following the launch of the Fianna Fáil manifesto on Thursday, he said that now is the time for action in delivering high speed broadband and mobile phone coverage to every home and business in Mayo.

JPK Fencing Systems and Topform up for glory in SFA National Small Business Awards

Galway-based businesses JPK Fencing Systems and Topform could go all the way in this year’s SFA National Small Business Awards according to sponsors Energia.

‘Crippling the small man’

A young man in Athenry, who is building a house on family owned land, has been in contact with the Galway Advertiser to express his anger that Galway County Council and Irish Water are charging a combined total of €4,800 to install a pipe to connect to the water mains. The water runs directly in front of the site on which the man is building.

‘The Galway Resolution’ - An attempted coup by some county councillors

On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.

 

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