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Technology firms still going strong in Galway

The announcement last week that Galway is to gain 90 new IT related jobs in two separate announcements by Hewlett Packard and Buy.com is a timely reminder that, despite all the doom and gloom, Galway and the western region still has a strong and thriving technology industry.

A tongue-in-cheek view of Galway for TULCA

GALWAY HAS inspired many songs, poems, and stories, all of which have been great for tourism and for romanticising the city and county. Now one American artist will examine this through a clever and quirky exhibition for TULCA.

Junior Galway Film Fleadh

ACCLAIMED FRENCH and German films, Galway made shorts, and workshops in radio and digital animation are all part of this year’s Junior Galway Film Fleadh, which runs from Wednesday November 11 to Saturday 14 in the Town Hall Theatre.

Local crew win National Championship

Local Galway driver Neil Pierce and co-driver Enda O’Leary have recently been crowned Dunlop class 11 National Rally Champions.

Discover the delights of Thornberry

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Ready to walk into, this modern family home is located in the prestigious Thornberry development in Barna. No 19 is an impressive home with high quality finishes and fittings and large, bright, and airy rooms. It's a short walk or drive to the centre of Barna village and the services it offers, including The Twelve hotel, SuperValu supermarket, and local primary school. The pier and sea front are beside the village and Galway city centre is approximately six miles away.

Elwood is the natural successor to replace Michael Bradley

Connacht’s most successful rugby player Eric Elwood is tipped to take over the reins from Michael Bradley next season.

Naomh Anna Leitir Móir into the Connacht final

Leitir Móir made very hard work of defeating a limited Cloone side in the Connacht semi-final at Pearse Stadium last weekend.

No let up for Charlestown

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It’s a meeting of an old familiar face with his former comrades on Sunday when Charlestown meet St Kevin’s, Castlerea, in the Connacht semi final. Denis Kearney was in the middle of the field for Charlestown in the 1993 Mayo intermediate final, a side that included current Charlestown goalkeeper John Casey, current Charlestown manager Ciaran McBrien, and the county final’s man of the match David ‘Ginger’ Tiernan who was on the bench 16 years ago. So if any man will have the inside track on the Charlestown and what they are about it is the Carracastle native, who currently resides in Swinford another Mayo side he togged out for in his playing days.

AIT art lecturer to hold Roscommon exhibition

An exhibition of work by artist and AIT lecturer, Margo McNulty, will open at Roscommon Arts Centre on November 19. The exhibition, entitled Imprint, presents a body of work that has been created over the last four years and has been exhibited in part in Cologne, Paris, Louvain, and Poland.

Further setback for controversial Corrib onshore gas pipeline

The Corrib Gas Partners have insisted that the proposed Corrib gas pipeline is safe and meets all international standards and industry best practice. Their comments were made this week following an announcement by An Bord Pleanála that it would defer its decision on the onshore pipeline. This is the third delay on the decision regarding this onshore section of the pipeline which was originally due on August 10.

 

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