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Teen’s debut CD to help suicide prevention charity

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A city teenager who lost close friends to suicide has recorded a CD to raise funds for the national suicide prevention and bereavement charity Console.

Teen’s debut CD to help suicide prevention charity

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A city teenager who lost close friends to suicide has recorded a CD to raise funds for the national suicide prevention and bereavement charity Console.

Claremorris composer Patrick Cassidy nominated for 'Discovery of the Year' award

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Claremorris born composer Patrick Cassidy been nominated for the Discovery of the Year Award, in the 14th World Soundtrack Academy programme. This prestigious accolade, which rewards up-and-coming talent, will be announced and presented during the World Soundtrack Awards and Concert on October 20 at the Kuipke Events Centre in Ghent, Belgium.

NUI Galway and Met Éireann are Europe’s eyes for ozone recovery

This week marks the 25th UN International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol which brought about a global initiative to ban Ozone Depleting Substances. Two Irish scientific atmospheric monitoring stations have played a significant role assessing the planet’s success in saving the ozone layer.

New weight loss and detox tea causing waves at Therapie

Therapie Clinic’s newest weight loss and detox tea is so popular there is a waiting list.

NUI Galway is best in Ireland for scientific minds

Three outstanding researchers at NUI Galway have been ranked among the ‘World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014’.

New playwrights, new plays

SCRATCH SCRIPTS, an evening of readings of extracts from new scripts by a range of writers, takes place at the Town Hall Theatre studio this Sunday at 7pm.

Claremorris man composes score for Sundance festival movie

Calvary, the new John Michael McDonagh movie featuring the musical score composed by Claremorris-born Patrick Cassidy, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, on January 19 2014.

Woman was fearful in her home during daylight burglary

A district court judge has spoke of her regret that a longer sentence could not be imposed on a man who committed a day-time burglary at the home of an elderly woman, putting her in fear, when they met face-to-face in the kitchen.

Galway abattoir

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In the early days, farmers killed their own livestock, and in urban areas the killing was done by butchers. These victuallers would hang raw carcasses of meat outside their shops to show how fresh they were and to attract customers. It was only when the city fathers built an abattoir at the junction of Newtownsmyth and Bowling Green that slaughtering became subject to veterinary inspection and control in Galway. Our photograph was taken in 1966 and shows sheep awaiting their turn to enter the slaughterhouse through the grill gateway. They had already been in the yard for five days. The yard was connected to the abattoir buildings.

 

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