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Galway players selected for Europe

Two Galway basketball players, Eoin Rockall and Joe Tummon have been selected on the Ireland u-18 team for this summer's European Basketball Championships.

Gruelling RÁS challenge has two Mayo stages this year

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There are less than three weeks to go until the 2015 An Post Rás kicks off with a plethora of international teams competing, and the added excitement of two Mayo stages.

Achill skywalk could be a world famous attraction

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The Achill Business Network has welcomed plans to construct a glass ‘skywalk’ overlooking Keem Bay at the furthermost westerly point on the island.

Top motorsport and special stages at this weekend’s Galway International Rally

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Galway is gearing up for its big weekend of motor rallying when the annual Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally gets under way tomorrow.

Council shows support to deaf community

Galway County Council has passed a motion calling on the Government to give official recognition status to Irish Sign Language.

Legendary Cork musician John Spillane launching new album in Westport

To warm up a dark winter evening Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival presents legendary Cork musician John Spillane for a one-off concert in Westport.

The Henry Girls - heavenly folk harmonies

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THE PRISTINE, three-part harmonies, delicate roots-folk melodies, and Irish folk with Americana sounds of Donegal’s The Henry Girls will be heard in Monroe’s Live on Thursday December 4.

Hozier announces Mayo date

Wicklow born singer Hozier has announced a string of Irish dates this week, including a Mayo performance.

Galway to host World Robotic Sailing Championship

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For the first time Galway city is to host the seventh World Robotic Sailing Championships (WRSC2014) next week. The event will see fully autonomous and unmanned sailing boats, up to 2.5m in length, compete in a series of short distance racing, navigation, and autonomy challenges, taking place around the port of Galway.

The Corrib Drainage Scheme

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The waterways of the city are of great engineering significance. Two major projects resulted in the waterways system which exists today. The first scheme was constructed between 1848 and 1858. Its primary purpose was to improve drainage thus reducing winter water levels and the areas of flooded land and also navigation, without any detrimental effect on the mills or fishery interests. So the Eglinton canal was built, the Claddagh Basin, the dredging of the Corrib, Gaol and Western rivers, tailraces, culverts, the weir and salmon pass and Steamer’s Quay at Woodquay


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