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More power and autonomy for new Claremorris Municipal District

The seven elected representatives in the new Claremorris Municipal District have more powers than ever before to decide on critical local issues, such as the annual budget for the area, parking regulations and the development of a new community fund for local projects and works.

Westmeath exit hurling championship

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Athlone Town quietly confident of causing a stir at Dalymount

Having shown signs of improvement at the end of the first half of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division season, Athlone Town will be quietly confident of causing another surprise at Dalymount Park this evening.

Some new faces for Claremorris area but six outgoing returned

he filling of the seven seats in the Claremorris electoral area was a straightforward enough affair in the end and it took just six counts to see it through.

Tailgating on the rise here according to survey

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Most of us are guilty of sometimes driving too close behind the car in front – intentionally or not – however the dangerous practice of ‘tailgating’ has become more common than ever on Irish roads.

Whistleblower cousin unhappy with case

Election candidates to hear Educate Together Newcastle expansion plans

The Galway Educate Together National School in Newcastle has invited local election candidates from all parts of Galway city to meet with teachers, parents, and children of the school to discuss the planned expansion of the school.

Moycullen girls win All-Ireland basketball crown

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Moycullen Basketball's u-16 girls are the new All-Ireland champions, two years after winning the u-14 crown.

Mayo drivers perform well in a number of events

It was a busy weekend for Mayo and District members, competing the length and breadth of the county and beyond. Westport’s David Carney had his Citroën DS3 at Kerry Motor Club's Circuit of Kerry Rally in Tralee on Sunday, but unfortunately he was unable to finish the event due to fuel pump gremlins, but he did gain valuable stage mileage in his rapid French chariot. Putting in a flawless display in Kerry was Aidan Gannon, who was navigating London-based Sligo man Anthony O’Brien in his Mitsubishi Lancer. Not only did the pair win class nine, they also received the Dunlop Drive of the day award finishing in 19th place overall.

Fifty years a-dancing

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The word ceili means a gathering of neighbours in one house, which emphasised the social nature of the gathering. This inevitably led to music, singing, and dancing, to people doing their party pieces. There were a lot of ceilis in Mick and Maisie Hession’s household on Kingshill in Salthill. Mick Hession was an uileann piper who played a number of other instruments as well, and he regularly had other musicians visit the house for sessions.


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