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The call of St James was heard once more...

Seventy years after Margaret Athy’s generous patronage of the Augustine abbey and buildings on Fort Hill (originally St Augustine’s Hill), with its commanding view of the port and the town, the place was turned into a butcher’s block. Approximately 300 survivors of the ill-fated Armada were beheaded there.

Newly-found sharks to feature at Galway Science and Tech Exhibition

The Marine Institute, based in Oranmore, hit the media headlines internationally, featuring in The Guardian, The Times, SKY News, BBC and Fox News, after about the incredible discovery of Ireland’s very own rare deep-water shark nursery in Irish waters, 200 miles off the west coast of Ireland. The find is being hailed as a “eureka” moment — the biggest shark nursery ever found in Irish waters.

Westport is getting ready for Westival

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Westport Music and Arts Festival is delighted to announce Westival, the festival’s new brand and identity.

‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

Galway 2020 and TG4 join forces

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The Galway 2020 programme will be covered through Irish following a new partnership with TG4.

Glenlo Abbey launches its March food and wine events

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel and golf course has gained a stellar reputation for delicious food and five star service. Throughout March the hotel is offering two inspired special afternoon teas, plus a Celebration of Spring with a delightful six course tasting menu with wine pairings, from Febvre master of wine Noel McMahon.

Athlone has county’s highest commercial vacancy rate

Athlone, at 18.3 per cent, is the area with the highest commercial vacancy rate in Westmeath.

Rock on — Gort chef Aisling named winner of prestigious international title at European Young Chef awards

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Aisling Rock, a 21 year old culinary student from Gort, who represented the European Region of Gastronomy Galway at this year’s European Young Chef Awards in Barcelona was rewarded with the prestigious title of European Young Chef of the year this week.

Fifty years of friendship

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers started building its foundations about 50 years ago when Colm O’Donnellan and Tony Joyce became friends. Little did they know that one day they would be celebrating 35 years in business. Celebrating the big 3-5 this September means this has been a landmark year for the business duo. O’Donnellan and Joyce became friends at a very young age.

The woman who talked too much

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