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Galway poet Mary Lee to launch new collection

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MARY LEE, the acclaimed Galway poet will launch her latest collection of poetry, Everyday Epiphanies at a special Zoom event on Friday July 23 at 7pm.

Mayor to launch The Galway Review 7

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THE GALWAY Review 7, the latest anthology of prose, poetry, stories, and essays by Galway and international writers, will be launched by the Mayor of Galway, Labour city councillor Niall McNelis, next week.

Galway Advertiser editor to read at Over The Edge

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DECLAN VARLEY, the editor of the Galway Advertiser, will read from his new novel, The Confession of Peadar Gibbons, at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2018.

Galway to get in the saddle for Bike Week Launch

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Galway celebrates Bike Week 2017 with a full programme of events from June 10 - 18.

HSE urged by councillor to reconsider drug treatment clinic location

A city councillor is calling on the HSE to reconsider its decision to move a drug treatment clinic from Shantalla Health Centre to Mervue Health Centre and to find a “more suitable location”.

Well done to all who brokered football compromise

The news that came out way last night that compromise has been reached in the ongoing campaign to have a single unified team representing Galway city and county in League of Ireland football is to be welcomed. Although, as is the case with most compromises, the solution is not ideal for all parties who may have had to budge from their original positions, it is good news for the football fan who has missed the fortnightly trips to Eamonn Deacy Park.

Volunteer Fair to take place in city centre

Member of the public who are interested in volunteering in Galway are invited to the Volunteer Fair in the Eyre Square Shopping Centre on March 26 and 27.

City Hall puts councillors’ expenses figures online

Declan McDonnell, Michael J Crowe, and Brian Walsh received the highest expenses of all 15 city councillors according to figures released by the Galway City Council.

Fifty years of soccer in Mervue

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In the mid fifties, the corporation began to build the houses that make up what we now know as Old Mervue. Many young families moved to the area, and for the children, the open green areas in from Plunkett Avenue, and between Clarke and McDonagh avenues, became their playgrounds. They played all kinds of games here… Gaelic football, athletics, and especially soccer. It was on these green spaces that many well-known footballers first developed and honed their skills.

No slow boat from China for our Mayor and civic leaders

The Icelandic volcano which has caused massive disruption to airflights and left passengers stranded has also left Galway city bereft of its civic an political leaders who are stuck in China.


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