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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

Businessmen’s land dispute ends up in court

A dispute between two Athlone businessmen over adjacent lands reached the District Court this week (October 16) after one accused the other of ripping up a fence on his land.

Athlone Film Club to persent Irish film for Luan Fest

Starring Eamonn Morrissey (lately of Fair City) and Stephen Brennan, Eat the Peach is an Irish film that is based upon a real-life tale from the Midlands, and Athlone Film Club is delighted to be able to show it to Athlone audiences during Luan Fest. Eat the Peach will be shown in the Dean Crowe Theatre at 8pm on Wednesday August 14 and admission is free.

Have you a vision?

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ABOUT 25 years or so ago, I was designated to attend on behalf of Kenny’s Bookshop a day long workshop on motivation organised by the Chamber of Commerce, Digital, and NUI Galway during which an American professional motivator was to bring the audience through their paces in terms of business organisation and goals.

Haydens Hotel gets the At Your Service treatment

Ballinasloe’s Haydens Hotel recently go the At Your Service treatment, and viewers will be able to see the results this Sunday night.

Five hundred cyclists gear up to raise €400k for Soul of Haiti Foundation

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To mark the start of Haiti Week 2012, Hibernia College founder and local Mayo man, Dr Seán Rowland, joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, former Munster and Irish rugby player Mick Galwey, and various other top businessmen in Ireland to launch the third annual Cycle4Haiti charity cycle.

Chinatown open to trade in four years

The consortium behind the €1.4 billion Chinese exhibition suburb planned for the eastern edge of Athlone expect to begin construction within a year and a half, and open doors in 2015 if all goes according to plan, after its €175 million first phase was given the go-ahead on December 2.

A collaborative approach needed to keep Mayo working

We at the Mayo Advertiser have launched our Buy Mayo campaign this week with a resounding endorsement from Junior Minister for Tourism Michael Ring and support from An Taoiseach Enda Kenny who will officially launch the initiative later in the summer.

Can Hildegarde Naughton take a new approach to the role of mayor?

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I am sure Stephen Patrick Morrissey would not approve of what Insider is about to do, and as a self respecting Smiths fan I know it is sacrilegious, but here goes: “Hilda take a/Hilda take a bow/boot the grime of this world in the crotch dear/and don’t go home tonight/go out and find the cause that you love.”

Application for judgment against Galway businessmen fails

An application for judgment orders for more than €22 million against two Galway businessmen and a businessman from Naas has failed.


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