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The Athlone branch of Barnardos Ireland received a welcome charitable donation of €1,000 from local landscape artist, Anna Boles, the proceeds from sales of her Athlone 2020 calendar.
A Galwayman who admitted that he didn’t sleep a wink all weekend after winning €4million on the Lotto, is staying quiet after travelling to Dublin on Tuesday to collect his massive cheque.
We came across this drawing in the National Library titled “A narrow street in Galway, c.1840-1850”. The clue is in the handwriting at the top of the image, ‘Castle Bank’. In fact, it was a courtyard, not a street, looking at the back of Banks Castle off High Street. Our photograph (courtesy of the Chetham Library in Manchester), shows us much the same view about 25 years later. The property is now part of the King’s Head.
Most Galwegians have read the numerous media reports documenting what has become known as the tracker mortgage scandal, and people who believe they been affected by the tracker mortgage scandal may be entitled to seek redress and compensation* against their bank.
St Anthony's & Claddagh Credit Union and St Jarlath's Credit Union have announced the return of their joint education loan offering, the CU4Education loan.
After all the excess of Christmas, the new year can be a good time to take stock of your lifestyle. Instead of cutting things out, why not think about what you can do more of to improve your health and wellbeing.
The summer has finally arrived. Unfortunately the clear blue skies and heat waves you were expecting or more likely praying for, have not materialised as we batten down the hatches against the wind and rain. What's worse is your children are free from the shackles of school for the next few months and will be lazing around the house, bored with nothing to do, unable to go outside without being soaked to the bone. You know what they say about idle minds?
Back in my school days when everyone was thick and nobody had allergies, getting a job in The Bank was The Thing. It was as if being good at sums and living in a provincial town was the be all and end all. It was as if all your ills would be sorted if you could get a good job in The Bank and settle down. The Bank was the paragon of all that was respectable about small towns, like the one I hailed from.
Getting mortgage approval is not quite as simple as saving a deposit, filling out a form, and being handed a couple of hundred thousand euros, thank you very much.
Huge differences in mortgage rates, and the “lack of fairness for bank customers” on variable rates, is placing “financial and emotional stress” on families across east Galway.