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Passengers on the cancer bus — TG4 documentary follows remarkable journey

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The remarkable journey made by Donegal cancer patients who travel to Galway for essential treatment is to be subject of a fascinating documentary to be shown on TG4 next Wednesday night, April 19.

Galway farms targeted as part of health and safety checks

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out spot checks on Galway farms this month in a bid to reduce the number of accidents causing injury and death.

Galway farms targeted as part of health and safety checks

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out spot checks on Galway farms this month in a bid to reduce the number of accidents causing injury and death.

Has our best summer month just left us?

In terms of Irish summer months, June was very good to us. June does make a case for being Ireland’s best summer month. The highest temperature ever recorded in Ireland was 33.3°C at Kilkenny Castle in June 1887. One of the highest temperatures recorded in Mayo since the early 1940s was 30.5°C, recorded at Claremorris in June 1983. What is in store for us weather-wise in the coming months? There are alternative forecasts to RTÉ’s nightly offering which often seems to hedge its bets and contradict itself by the end of the broadcast. Long before Evelyn Cusack appeared on television, local folklore determined what weather may be expected.

Incredible Edibles – Empowering children to make healthy food choices

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Agri Aware, the independent agri-food educational body, has launched its annual Incredible Edibles initiative – which teaches primary level students how to grow and cook their own seasonal Irish fruit, vegetables, and herbs.

Galway Food Festival 2017 to celebrate community and food

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The sixth annual Galway Food Festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend from April 13-17. This year the festival’s theme will celebrate the relationship between ‘Food and Community’ through an innovative food programme of over 100 events, focusing on Galway’s 21st Century cultural identity through food.

Show Me The Funny grand final 2017

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AFTER FIVE hotly contested and sometimes controversial heats, the Show Me The Funny grand final takes place next week at The King's Head, with 12 comedians battling for a slot at this year's Electric Picnic Comedy Tent.

Grassroots football — Ingenious Kilkerrin United fundraise with the 30 bullocks

With Abramovich funding Chelsea, Fenway Sports funding Liverpool and Sheikh Mansour backing Manchester City, it is not a question for those clubs of how can they raise money to fund and build their clubs, but how can they spend the hundreds of millions of pounds available to make their clubs even richer and more successful.

MAyo dealers unveil fertiliser spreader offer

Mindful that fertiliser is one of the most expensive commodities a farmer must buy, and that much of it is lost in hedges and ditches when spread by machines that are overdue for replacement, two Mayo farm machinery dealers have announced details of a finance offer designed to help farmers trade up to a top end machine without putting pressure on tight budgets.

Put Irish food producers first of your shopping list this Christmas

Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking shoppers to think local and support Irish farmers and food producers when purchasing food for the festive season.

 

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