Search Results for 'Cois Fharraige'

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SF calls on Irish Water to respect council decision on treatment plants

Concerns are being expressed that Irish Water will refuse to review its plans for wastewater treatment plants in Connemara, and instead challenge a decision by the Galway County Council on where such plants should be located.

HID Global's move to city shows Connemara 'not a priority' for Government

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US technological security company HID Global's announcement that it is to transfer its production facility from Baile na hAbhann into Galway city, reveals that Connemara is “not a priority for this Government”.

Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering Pádhraic Ó Ciardha

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An tOireachtas announced this week that the Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of the leading figures in the Irish language broadcasting sector in the last twenty five years, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha.

Traidphicnic returns to An Spidéal

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DE DANNAN, singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, sean-nós legend Seosamh Ó Neachtain and fiddle player Jesse Smith, are among those who will play the seventh annual Traidphicnic festival in An Spidéal.

Gaeltacht groups reject alteration to County Galway Development Plan

A proposed alteration to the County Galway Development Plan, concerning the Gaeltacht, is meeting with stiff opposition from some Gaeltacht community groups, who have asked that it be withdrawn.

Gaeltacht language plan on the rocks

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Cois Fharraige’s language planning may be in jeopardy as the community -ased Fóram Chois Fharraige um Pleanáil Teanga is threatening to dissolve itself at the end of the year unless increased funding and more staff are sanctioned for its implementation.

Pléasc – Fíbín play remembers Galway's WWI disaster

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ON JUNE 17 1917, Loughaunbeg beach, near Spiddal, was the scene of a dreadful disaster when a mine explosion killed nine local men. Windows in houses nearby were shattered and the sound of the blast was heard in Galway city, 16 miles away.

Teacher takes break from his job to distil poitin

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Pádraic Ó Griallais’ family from Cois Fharraige have been renowned poitín distillers for six generations. He is passionate about poitín, having learned the craft from his 88-year-old grandfather Jimmí Cherri. Jimmí in turn was handed down the skill by his own grandfather, Micil Chearra.

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