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Weather plays its part as Galway Food Festival gets bigger and better

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More than chocolate was on offer for the estimated 78,000 visitors who satisfied their culinary appetite at the fourth Galway Food Festival over the Easter weekend.

Inishbofin Concerts

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JULIE FEENEY, Paddy Casey, and Eleanor Shanley are among the singers who will be in concert on Inishbofin, as part of the island’s annual summer concert series.

Galway hotels join independent hotel group

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Two Galway hotels have joined Ireland’s largest group of independent hotels.

Managers freshen up support teams

Both Alan Mulholland and Anthony Cunningham remain in their respective positions as managers of the Galway senior football and hurling teams for 2014, but both men are bringing in some new faces to their backroom teams.

Excommunication threat is ‘something from the Inquisition’

A Redemptorist priest threatened with excommunication for his outspoken views on the Church’s stance on homosexuality, contraception, and the ordination of women has likened his treatment to the Inquisition.

When buses came to Galway

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The first public transport system in Galway was the horse drawn tramway. It ran until World War I when the British army commandeered most of the horses. By this time motorised transport was also providing competition, and this speeded up the demise of the tram system.

When buses came to Galway

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The first public transport system in Galway was the horse drawn tramway. It ran until World War I when the British army commandeered most of the horses. By this time motorised transport was also providing competition, and this speeded up the demise of the tram system.

Julie Feeney bringing it all back home

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TOMORROW SEES the release of Clocks, the third album by Athenry born vocalist/composer Julie Feeney, whose highly individual music straddles the lines between chamber music, pop, indie, folk, and avant garde.

Galway’s female entrepreneurs attend ‘Going for Growth’ National Forum

Seventy Irish women entrepreneurs, including entrepreneurs from Galway, who run businesses with a combined turnover in excess of €75 million came together last week to attend the annual ‘Going for Growth’ National Forum in County Kildare.

Monivea man on firearms and explosives charges walks free

A Galway man facing firearms and explosives charges walked free from the Special Criminal Court yesterday after the prosecution was dropped.

 

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