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Galway's Michael Mongan honoured for dedication to promoting community sport

Michael Mongan was among the winners at this year's national sport volunteer awards for his dedicated work with Galway' Olympic Boxing Club.

String of Mayo players bow out of inter-county game

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This week has seen an outpouring of gratitude for a number of Mayo players who have announced their retirement from the inter-county game.

Notable health benefits of Olive Leaf from Au Naturel

The olive is a small Mediterranean evergreen tree, its characteristic green to blue-black fruit producing olive oil. The olive tree has been held in high esteem throughout history.

100 years since Oranmore’s Joe Howley was shot

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In the centre of Oranmore, stands a statue to a local man who was shot in Dublin one hundred years ago this week. Joe Howley, Officer Commanding Number One Brigade IRA Galway was killed leaving what is now Heuston Station, Dublin on December 4 1920, and was pronounced dead at 12.30 a.m. December 5 in George V Hospital Dublin.

'The days of enduring anti-social behaviour are coming to an end'

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After several years of speaking out strongly about anti-social behaviour and illegal dumping in Galway, finally there is a strategy in place which should put an end to this deplorable behaviour.

Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct?

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Is Galway’s Extinction Rebellion extinct? Has it fallen victim to Covid-19 or is its silence political due to the Greens going into Government?

Notable health benefits of Olive Leaf from Au Naturel

The olive is a small Mediterranean evergreen tree, its characteristic green to blue-black fruit producing olive oil. The olive tree has been held in high esteem throughout history.

The Local Security Force

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In the first years of World War II, the numbers of personnel in the army multiplied by between six and seven. The army began by calling up on permanent service part-time soldiers, ie, reserve and volunteer units. By early summer 1940, numbers had to double again. These new recruits had to be trained and this put a major strain on army resources.

Treachery at Aughrim

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The last conventional battle in Irish history was fought on Sunday July 12 1691 at Aughrim, Co Galway. It was by far the bloodiest. In less than 8 hours approximately 8,000 men were killed. Six thousand of them were Irish Jacobites.

Moore United hopeful of more consistent displays upon league return

John Dingle

 

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