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Community groups and volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31 in the theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Oughterard Trails Festival highlights the beauty and culture of Connemara

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This year’s Oughterard Trails Festival runs from June 15 to 17, highlighting the rugged beauty of Connemara by showcasing the wonderful walks, scenery and the heritage of this unique area.

Orange Loop system to resume this Friday

Following seven weeks of works that saw Church Street closed to through traffic, the westward one-way system is set to be reintroduced this Friday.

€96,000 funding for heritage projects in Mayo

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, welcomed the the announcement that €96,000 will be invested in heritage projects in Mayo as part of the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund for 2018.

Claregalway locals to plant 5,000 trees this weekend at Knockdoemore Park

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Every week, Knockdoemore Park near Claregalway is home to almost 2,000 people running, walking, stretching, jumping. The players of Claregalway GAA train and play on the three pitches; the young athletes of Clare River Harriers jump and run in one corner; walkers and joggers use the floodlit and gravelled 1km circuit to build up fitness; the scouts practise their routines and learn their skills in another corner.

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Council looking for public input on Westmeath Heritage Plan

Westmeath County Council and Westmeath Heritage Forum are beginning the process of writing a new heritage plan for County Westmeath and would like to hear your views on what actions should be contained in the new plan.

'We want to highlight the incredible richness of the city and its hinterland'

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Today, Thursday November 9, the Galway City Museum officially celebrates its 10th anniversary and, by any measure it has been a decade of success. Annual visitor numbers have risen from 16,000 in its first year to 216,000 last year. The museum has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and it meets all 34 requirements in the Heritage Council’s rigorous Museums Standards Programme.

Galway City Museum turns ten and it has cake

Galway City Museum is 10 years old and proud to celebrate a decade of success since officially opening in 2007. Building on the work of the previous museum in Comerford House which opened in the 1970s, the current building was established by Galway City Council to further safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of Galway.

Bafta winner among experts to talk at Connemara Sea Week

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Connemara Sea Week which runs from October 22 to 30, is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Connemara. The festival will celebrate its 33rd birthday later this month, and has grown to be a wonderful and unique event with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, and sports events, combined with lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family. A special highlight for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem.

 

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