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Councillor says incoming government must prioritise disability community

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According to the 2016 Census, there were over 643,000 people living in Ireland with a disability. That means 13.5 per cent, or one in seven people in Ireland with a disability. Data from 2015 told us that 132,000 people with disabilities were living in consistent poverty.

Elaine Feeney's debut novel is out in April

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COUNTY GALWAY writer Elaine Feeney is well known, and has won acclaim for, her poetry, but in 2020 she will make her debut as a novelist when As You Were is published by Harvill Secker on April 16.

‘Go wild’ in Galway this Saturday

‘Go Wild’ is back this weekend for its fourth year running. This free festival of wildlife brings together a number of local Galway wildlife organisations to help us discover more about the wealth of wildlife on our doorstep.

City to launch heart failure awareness campaign

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Galway is the first city and county in Europe to launch a heart failure awareness campaign.

Waste transfer station could lead to incinerator, warns Murphy

Fianna Fáil deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says he is standing behind the people of Ballinasloe in their objection to the proposal for a waste transfer station at Poolboy, warning that the proposal could lead to the installation of an incinerator in the future.

First Over The Edge reading for 2018

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THE OVER The Edge readings will not only be marking its first event of 2018, but it's 15th birthday when Martina Evans, Edna Faye Kiel, and Nicola Geddes, read from their work at the Galway City Library next week.

Ballinasloe Tennis Club’s special needs programme a winner

For the last two years, Ballinasloe Tennis Club has been operating a dedicated special needs programme for the Brothers of Charity in Ballinasloe.

October music at the Prince Bar

The Prince Bar has a full listing of great music for October, welcoming top bands from around Ireland to take to their stage every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and bank holiday Sundays.

 

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