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Connolly voices support for new cycling infrastructure plans for the city

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Enhanced cycling infrastructure is planned for Bothar Stiofáin, Bishop O'Donnell Road, and Threadneedle Road, under a new plan by the Galway City Council.

The Little Book of Galway; a perfect little guide to the county

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As someone who is absolutely fascinated by the subject of history, it is rather inexplicable that in my five and half years of living in Galway that the only real historical fact I knew about the county was Mayor James Lynch Fitzstephen hanged his own son Walter for murder and thus came the term lynching. So when the opportunity to read The Little Book of Galway presented itself, I finally had a chance to bring my Galway history knowledge up to scratch and it did not disappoint.

Light rail must be part of transport solutions for a post Covid-19 Galway

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The implications of the Covid-19 pandemic have "focused a spotlight" on the need for transport solutions that are green, sustainable, and conducive to social distancing, and "Galway has a golden opportunity to show what is possible".

Going like Jacuzzis - a reflection on FF and FG's path to coalition

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At the height of our artificially inflated economic boom, or Celtic Tiger, the owners of a prominent builders’ suppliers told a friend of mine that although the year was not yet over they were ‘amazed at the phenomenal amount of Jacuzzis’ they were selling.

Public transport must be key focus of re-designed Western Distributor Road, says Connolly

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A new design for the Western Distributor Road, including bus lanes and off road segregated cycle lanes, is set to become a reality, following the National Transport Authority provision of funding to the Galway Transportation Unit.

Galway Cathedral

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In 1939, the Government decided there was no longer need for a jail in Galway. Galway County Council then decided to transfer the site of the jail to the Bishop of Galway for a nominal sum as a site for the erection of a cathedral.

O’Donnellan & Joyce properties go virtual

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The sales agents at O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers have been embracing new technology and working hard to bring you alternative ways of viewing properties. The team are currently filming all of their properties that are for sale and are vacant, in order to provide customers with virtual viewing tours.

Was Bodkin’s severed hand a call to Rome?

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Not only was the saintly Warden Bodkin’s hand in perfect shape and colour despite being lying in a vault for more than 140 years, when it was returned it was crudely ‘cut into pieces, the fingers off from the palm, split into pieces up to the wrist. The skin had been cut off at the breast’. Who could have done this sacrilegious deed? was it a fanatic Catholic seeking a return of St Nicholas’ Collegiate church to the Roman rite; or was it just an act of outrageous vandalism?

Light a candle at home in lieu of Sunday service, says Rector

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Rector of Saint Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway, Kilcummin Church, Oughterard & Provost of Tuam

No threat to continuity of supply in Galway stores says Cannon

An East Galway TD has welcomed assurances from Retail Excellence that there is no threat to continuity of supply in local stores.

 

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