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Munnelly welcomes grant aid for birthplace of Dr Kathleen Lynn

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Fine Gael councillor Jarlath Munnelly has welcomed a further allocation of grant aid to continue restoration work at Glebe House, Ballysakerry, Killala.

Bord na Móna leads restoration works on Crosswood Bog

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Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, and Brian Lucas, from National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) visited Crosswood Bog, which stretches from Junction 8 on the M6 to Glynwood, to see at first hand the restoration works being carried out by Bord na Móna, as part of the NPWS Raised Bog Restoration Programme.

Local authority makes historian in residence appointment

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As part of the Westmeath County Council Decade of Centenaries programme, Mount Temple resident, Ian Kenneally, has been appointed Historian in Residence for the period from August until November 2020.

Seven Mayo artists get Covid-19 arts awards

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The Arts Council has sent itscongratulations to seven Mayo artists who have each been awarded a €3,000 grant to help them make new and original work during the Covid-19 crisis.

Mayo school to star in RTE Creative Kids documentary this Sunday

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Pupils from the De La Salle Boys Primary School in Castlebar, Co Mayo are to star in an RTE One documentary Creative Kids this Sunday, May 3 at 6.30pm.

Coláistí Samhraidh Ghaeltachta should be supported as courses cancelled – Calleary

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Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader and Spokesperson on Rural, Community, and Gaeltacht Affairs Dara Calleary TD has said Coláistí Samhraidh Ghaeltachta must be financially supported.

Realignment of N55 route continues to raise major concerns

As concerns pertaining to the realignment of the N55 from Athlone to Ballymahon persist, members of a steering committee which represents up to four hundred residents who are adversely effected by the new route met with Westmeath County Council roads department to detail their ongoing concerns with the Emerging Preferred Route Corridor (EPRC) which has been selected and the final Preferred Route Corridor (PRC) which will result from phase two of the project.

Serious questions over €2.75m purchase of Connemara Airport, says Farrell

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The Government has serious questions to answer over the final purchase cost of Aerfort Chonamara, an airport located in Indreabhán, Connemara, according to Sinn Féin’s Mairéad Farrell. The state paid €2.75 million for the airport late last year.

Plan announced to double number of students learning through Irish

Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, this week announced plans for the development of the first comprehensive Irish-medium education policy with an ambitious target of doubling the number of young people in Irish medium schools to 120,000.

Portumna Castle Gate Lodge to be re-developed

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An East Galway TD has welcomed confirmation that the Gate Lodge at Portumna Castle is to be re-developed as a new visitors` reception area.


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