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Mayo manufacturing company nominated for prestigious award
A Mayo company’s patented system of manufacturing and installing ventilation ducts has been nominated for a prestigious all Ireland innovation award. PanelDuct, which is based in Ballinrobe, is just one of three companies nominated in the manufacturing category of The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards.
Athlone to feature on RTÉ’s travel show
Athlone, including the popular castle visitor centre will be one of the highlights on tonight’s RTÉ 1 travel show - Getaways.
Council to sponsor composer in residence for Moate choir
Westmeath County Council is to sponsor a composer in residence programme for Moate Community School, to build on the achievements of the school’s choir in winning the recent All-Island School Choir competition.
Moycullen celebrate u-20 National Cup victory
Moycullen celebrated success in Basketball Ireland’s u-20 National Cup, overcoming favourites Belfast Star by 70-60.
Three Galway companies nominated for prestigious innovation awards
Galway has underlined its role as a key innovations hub with three companies from the county making the shortlist for The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards.
Moycullen contest two national basketball titles
Moycullen basketball fans head to Dublin this weekend in the hopes of claiming two national titles.
Five fishermen plucked from stormy sea after trawler sinks
Four Galway based fishermen and a Romanian crewman are making their way home after a terrifying experience when the trawler they were fishing on sank off the west coast of Scotland on Tuesday.
Moylette in semi-final action at Elite Championships
Former World Youth and European senior champion Ray Moylette from St Anne’s Boxing Club in Westport is in action in the semi-finals of the Irish Elite Championships this evening (Friday, January 16).
Over The Edge reading returns for 2015 season
THE FIRST Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2015 takes place in the Galway City Library on Thursday January 22 from 6.30pm to 8pm, with writers Liz Quirke, Michelle Coyne, and Paula Cunningham.
Two boys from Loughrea
At the beginning of the last century, two boys grew up together in Loughrea. Socially they were far apart, but they were great friends. John Oliver was from a particularly poor background. His family lived in a tiny lean-to shack out on the Galway road on the edge of the town. His friend was Tom Wall, who lived in a comfortable house on Patrick Street. John enjoyed visiting their home. His friend played with a band, The Saharas, and there was often music and fun in their house, shared by his brother Ray, and their attractive sister Cissie.