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Fine Gael leader Dep Enda Kenny has welcomed funding sanctioned by the Department of Community, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs to Mayo County Council for providing and upgrading rural recreational projects in north Mayo. This funding will be used to extend the North Mayo Coastal Trail and develop a linear cycle route as part of the national cycle network as well as improved signage, parking, and toilet facilities in certain areas. It will form part of the €750,000 investment by Fóram Pobail Iarthuaisceart Mhaigh Eo’s plan for the area.
Work has commenced on the JCI Galway City and County Tourist Guide for 2010, which is celebrating its 43rd year, and is an ideal platform for businesses to reach the thousands of visitors to the west in the summer months.
An investigation into the loan dealings of Anglo Irish Bank during the height of the boom has revealed that hundreds of millions of dollars was provided to some of Ireland’s wealthiest people, including Galway businessmen, to buy luxury apartments in New York.
Important news for anyone who was good enough all year to get a guitar from Santa, and would now like to learn how to play it! Guitar Made Easy is a 10 week course for complete beginners, and starts in Oranmore, Galway, Tuam and Castlebar the week beginning Monday January 18, 2010. These group classes are suitable for ages 10 upwards, and will be especially useful for those who think they are too old at 40!
The Galway Arts Centre will host the National Gallery’s Study Day for Leaving Cert Students in the Nuns Island Theatre next month.
Galwegians will be able to have their say on the Draft City Development Plan 2011 - 2017 once it goes on public display at the end of this month.
Hopes are high Galway’s postponed Connacht FBD League clash with Sligo will go ahead on Sunday in Tuam Stadium.
Situated on the main Galway/Spiddal road, Aisling is positioned on a lovely elevated site with great views of Galway Bay and Clare Hills, two minutes from Barna village, schools, shops, and church, with easy access to Salthill and the city centre.
Connacht’s season could hinge on tonight’s big clash with French side Montpellier at the Galway Sportsground (7pm). A victory for either side would ensure a top pool position and a Quarter-Final in this year’s revamped Amlin Challenge Cup competition; a defeat for Connacht would consign them to their constant struggle at the bottom of the Magners League. To top the pool - the first time since 1998 - and bag a Quarter-Final spot would provide Connacht with a home fixture against one of the best Heineken Cup sides in Europe. It is a massive incentive and would also give them some much-needed momentum to take them through the next couple of months.
So the snow and ice seems to have finally left us and depending on the weather over the weekend, the three remaining Mayo clubs left in the competition will go looking to make it past the first round proper. Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, and Westport all bowed out of the cup at the preliminary stage before Christmas. So Ballina, Castlebar, and border club Corrib are all left in the competition with a shout.