Clifden District Hospital to be closed for next four days

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Clifden District Hospital will be closed from today (Thursday) until Sunday in order to allow staff to take time owed and/or take annual leave, the HSE said last night.

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Údarás na Gaeltachta launches Christmas campaign

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Údarás na Gaeltachta has launched its Christmas campaign, highlighting the wonderful array of Gaeltacht-made products which would make ideal Christmas gifts.

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The Ardilaun Hotel delighted to win “Best Hotel Garden” award

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

The Ardilaun Hotel is delighted to win “Best Hotel Garden” once again in the Public and Commercial buildings category of the Galway City and Tidy Towns and Garden Competition for 2022.

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#Coldtober 2022 raises over €93,000 for Helplink Mental Health’s Services

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Helplink’s second national fundraising campaign, Coldtober has raised over €93,000. #Coldtober is a national sea swimming fundraising challenge for the month of October, where each day almost 500 participants across Ireland went for a sea swim in their local area, or have a 30 second cold shower, to help meet Helpline’ mission; for children, young people and adults to achieve and maintain positive mental health.

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Galway icons Kerins and Comer drive campaign to plant a million trees in Africa

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

While Galway stars Damien Comer and Alan Kerins have been pulling up trees in the form of their storming sporting careers in the maroon and white of Galway, now they are part of a noble drive to ensure that one million trees are planted on the continent of Africa.

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Enable Ireland calling on generosity of people of Galway

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Enable Ireland would like to wish everyone in Galway and beyond a very happy, safe and healthy Christmas and to thank everyone who has supported it through the years.

Enable Ireland is a registered charity (RCN 20006617) providing services in Galway for children and young people with complex needs under the programme Progressing Disability Services for Children and Young People and is the lead agency in Network 5, Galway City West. It is part-funded by the state and every year it needs to raise additional funds to meet the costs of delivering disability services. It continue to receive fantastic support from the people of Galway and the local business community.

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Record numbers attend Galway Science and Technology Festival

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Galway Science and Technology Festival broke all previous attendance records on Sunday for the much-anticipated return of the Festival Exhibition, hosted by the University of Galway and spread right throughout the campus.

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Sexual Health West free concert to celebrate World AIDS Day

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Sexual Health West (formerly AIDS West) will celebrate the annual World AIDS Day Concert once again on Thursday next December 1.

The concert running from 8:00pm at St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church in Galway will feature Cois Cladaigh and Bel Canto, is free and open to all.

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Proposals unveiled for Clonberne windfarm

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Proposals to develop an 11-turbine wind farm west of Clonberne which could generate enough electricity to supply over 48,000 homes were unveiled to the local community last week.

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UachtarARTS Christmas Fair this weekend

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Oughterard’s Community Art Group, UachtarARTS, are delighted to present its Christmas Art Fair on Sunday November 27 from 11am to 5pm in Oughterard Courthouse.

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WDC to hold social enterprise awareness event

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

The Western Development Commission (WDC) will deliver a social enterprise-focused event at PorterShed a Dó on Market Street as part of the Awareness Raising Initiative for Social Enterprise scheme (ARISE) on Tuesday, November 29.

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Concerned Galway Simon appeal for help to battle homelessness

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community is deeply concerned at the record high number of families experiencing homelessness in the West this Winter. The charity has issued an urgent appeal ahead of Christmas, asking people to support them to prevent the trauma of homelessness for families across Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

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Kylemore Abbey named Business Of The Year at Galway Chamber Awards

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Kylemore Abbey has been named “Business of the Year” at the Galway Chamber Business Awards 2022, in association with The Shannon Airport Group. It was recognised for its “immense contribution to employment in Connemara” and for “as a dynamic, sustainable business which continues to innovate and pivot its offering to meet the needs and expectations of its customers.”

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Track maintenance at Ceannt Station leads to weekend rail disruption

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Train users on the Galway-Dublin routes will experience some disruption this weekend as there will be service alterations in place.

The changes are due to essential track maintenance works taking place at the Ceannt Station, Galway on Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 25, 26 and 27.

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Croi webinar tonight on role of cholesterol in heart disease

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

The role of cholesterol in Heart Disease will be outlined tonight (Thursday Nov 24) in a webinar to be hosted by Croi.

Featuring Dr Susan Connolly, Consultant Cardiologist, Integrated Care, University Hospital Galway and CHO2 West; and facilitated by Neil Johnson, Chief Executive, Croíl, the webinar will commence at 7pm.

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O’Connells Pub wins Best Outdoor Pub Space Award

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

O’Connells Pub, Galway City are celebrating after winning Best Outdoor Pub Space Award having been judged champion from a field of 61 regional winners at a Gala Awards Ceremony in the Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin.

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Minimum sentences needed for those who attack emergency service workers, says Ollie Crowe

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Mandatory minimum sentencing is essential for those found guilty of attacks on Emergency Services workers, Galway-based senator Ollie Crowe said last evening.

His call comes following an attack on gardai in Ballyfermot in Dublin last weekend, video footage of which went viral and required both gardai attacked to seek hospital treatment, with one staying in hospital overnight.

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Galway Lions Club launches annual radio auction and Christmas fundraising appeal

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

The annual Galway Lions Club Radio Auction will take place on December 2, with some great Christmas bargains available to bid for in support of a good cause.

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Planning decisions need to come back to local authorities, says Cheevers

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Refusing decisions for projects that would create thousands of jobs on the city’s east side, while granting permission for a ‘montrosity’ in a car park on Westside are reasons why planning decisions need to come back to local authorities.

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Advertiser in brief...

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Burglary in Craughwell
Gardai are appealing for information following an attempted burglary at a home in Greenhouse, Craughwell, last week. This incident occurred on Wednesday November 16, some time between 9am and 1pm.

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