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It is believed that a State visit later this month by Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will include a trip to South Galway. There are plans being put in place for the couple to possibly visit Lough Cutra Castle, which is located on the outskirts of Gort.
Last week Mrs Margaret Sekaggya, the UN special rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, met a delegation of 10 people to discuss the issues they face regarding the Corrib Gas Project. The delegation comprised seven members of Shell to Sea, Kilcommon parish priest Fr Michael Nallen, and two members of the human rights monitoring organisation Table Observers: Sr Majella McCarron and Donal Ó Mearáin.
Anyone travelling from Mayo to England this week has been advised by the Department of Foreign Affairs to avoid certain areas due to the riots.
President Mary McAleese paid a very special 'Chernobyl 25 - Ceremony of Hope' tribute to 25 of the top volunteers who have dedicated themselves selflessly to improving the lives of so many across areas worst affected by the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Galway is set to receive a royal visit next week in the form of Prince Albert II of Monaco who will be stopping by the Marine Institute at Rinvelle, Oranmore, at the end of his three-day trip.
Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi has been invited to officially visit the city and receive the Freewoman of Galway honour, originally given to her in 2005.
THE ACTOR Peter O’Toole and director John Huston have been associated with County Galway for more than six decades.
With uncertainty continuing about travel arrangements following the volcanic eruption in Iceland, it is important that people who are stranded abroad realise their rights.
Voluntary groups and education bodies in County Galway can apply for funding under a new EU initiative which aims to help raise awareness about the EU in their community.
A young north Mayo woman has fallen to her death in the Turkish holiday resort of Kusadasi.