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O'Malley looking to bring Louisburgh back to the big time

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"Some people think I'm mad, facing the car for home on a Friday evening at 4.30pm, but during the summer where else would you rather be than at home in Louisburgh, as long as the weather is good of course." Austin O'Malley has been there and done it all before but he is still making the long trip home from his home on the east coast each weekend to try to help get Louisburgh back over the line in the junior ranks of Mayo football.

Time to teach an old dog new tricks

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They say you never stop learning as you grow and there are number of courses out there that one can avail of to upgrade the CV and enhance job prospects. Even the plain old satisfaction of acquiring new knowledge can be enough to tempt people to participate in a class while meeting new people and friends.

Help your child succeed in primary school

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It is the start of a new school year. Many children are getting ready to return to primary school, others are preparing for their first day there.

Galway Secondary schools receive financial boost from BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

BT Ireland confirmed financial grants of €5,400 to Galway secondary schools that participated in this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, one of the world’s largest and longest-running school STEM showcases. The company also reaffirmed its commitment to providing travel and accommodation grants for schools taking part in the 2017 exhibition, which closes for entries on September 28.

‘The old lady was a holy terror’

Ireland’s greatest short story writer is probably the late Frank O’Connor (1903-1966). Born in Cork city, his autobiography An Only Child (1961) is ironically a celebration of his vivacious but fastidious mother, and their survival from his alcoholic, and at times brutal, father.

Time to teach an old dog new tricks

Summer is a time many associate with holidays, chilling out, sun [sometimes], and switching off from the daily grind of work to recharge the batteries. However the extra free time may enable you to try out something different, be it a new sport, a new pastime, or even an opportunity to enroll in a course to learn a new skill.

Eight sales habits to bring to job interviews

Q: On a number of occasions in your column, you have mentioned that an interview is like a sales process. I’m a salesperson, but I still struggle to sell myself in a job interview. I fail to see the connection. Could you elaborate on what you mean?

Galway memoir of an unforgettable romance

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WHEN GALWAYWOMAN Charlie O'Sullivan goes for a fun holiday in Italy, finding love is the last thing on her mind, but on her first night in Milan, she meets Roberto.

Durcan sees no need for Educate Together school in Castlebar

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Independent councillor Frank Durcan this week disagreed with the rationale for setting up an Educate Together school in Castlebar. At the July meeting of the Castlebar Municipal District, the elected members approved the lease of Marsh House in the town to the Department of Education and Skills for a four year and nine month term for the provision of a new Educate Together school.

Former Salthill teacher ordained a Dominican priest

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A former teacher from Salthill, who first felt a “calling” to the religious life as a child while attending the Solemn Novena at Galway Cathedral, was ordained a Dominican priest at the weekend.

 

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