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Former Mayor of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery has issued a strong call of all local election candidates to enter into a voluntary code of conduct that ensures that all candidates desist from using election posters in the forthcoming local elections.
SUSPENSION, THE final show of its Oughterard Courthouse Summer Arts Programme, featuring the work by sculptor Tim Kelly and visual artist Brenda Flannery, opens tomorrow at 7pm.
2020 still in good place, but having to hold special council meetings sends out wrong message, says Flannery
called for Galway City Council this week to hear updates on the progress of the Galway 2020 programme. There had been a considerable amount of innuendo circulating regarding the operations of the company and what appeared to be a lack of progress. As a result the CEO and Chair of the 2020 Organisation came into the council chamber to make a presentation and update us on their progress.
DISCOVERY, THE new exhibition by Galway artist Pat Flannery, fearturing works concentrating on nature, particularly the animal and floral world, opens tomorrow in The Renzo Gallery Café on Eyre Street.
If you are in receipt of a payment from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection you may be entitled to receive an extra payment while attending a course at the GRETB Training Centre.
Councillor Michael Crowe said last evening that care and attention will be required in addressing the Ardaun Local Area Plan.
The Eastern-Midlands Regional Waste Office (EMWRO) has put together a handy guide to ‘greening’ your Christmas clean-up, which can help you reduce or reuse your waste over the festive period. Between food and wrapping paper, household waste increases by about one third over the holiday season.
An entrepreneur named Mr Berry was probably one of the first people to organise buses in Galway. He had over a dozen horse drawn vehicles that plied regularly between Eyre Square and the Eglinton Hotel. The fare was one penny. Each vehicle was marked to carry a certain number of people and the police were vigilant to see that there was no overloading. In 1868 he bought a new bus that was allowed to carry inside and outside passengers. This could travel on longer excursions, to Barna and Oughterard, etc, but an accident on Knockbane Hill seriously affected his business.
The longest serving cast member on Home and Away, Ray Meagher, who plays the iconic Alf Stewart, is visiting Ireland at the beginning of April.
Home and Away’s Ray Meagher, who plays Alf Stewart on the popular Australian soap, is coming to Claremorris.