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Fair City star officially opens Westport's newest restaurant

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Fair City star Ciara O'Callaghan, who plays one of Carrigstown's best known characters, Yvonne Doyle, was in Westport for the recent opening of her friend's new restaurant, The Idle Wall at The Quay.

The Cats are favourites, but Galway must ask questions

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Galway have had issues at full-back and centre-back over the past few years and it will be interesting to see if John Hansbury and Iarla Tannian are the men to solve those problem positions. 

Galway hurlers aim to deliver first Leinster title since 2012

The Galway hurlers face a severe test of their credentials this Sunday afternoon at Croke Park (4pm). In order to annex what would be the county's second Leinster title, they will need to produce a top-class display against current All-Ireland champions Kilkenny.

Community Diary July 3

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‘I think the world has changed rather than me’

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The world - or at least the Western world - is a very different place now in July to what it was in May. In the space of around six weeks, Ireland became the first State where same-sex marriage was endorsed by the public through a referendum - kickstarting calls in Germany and Australia for the same; while the United States voted to approve gay marriage following a Supreme Court decision.

Bernard O'Shea is expecting...at the Róisín Dubh

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WHAT IS pregnancy like for fathers? What can happen to them and what can they expect when they are not the ones giving birth? Irish comedian Bernard O'Shea just may have the answers.

Galway Fringe Festival, choc-a-bloc with artistic treats

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival will launch its programme this Saturday in the Mechanics Institute, Middle Street, at 6pm and the line-up is bursting at the seams with visual arts, music, comedy, theatre, and literature.

A little bit of Galway goes international— Clayton brand to be ruled out across top hotel chain

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One of Galway’s iconic hotels is to be honoured by having its name used across a chain of hotels turning it into the largest hotel brand in the country.

Getting rid of the troublesome women

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One of the remedies in dealing with overcrowding, and rebellious behaviour from frustrated and angry women in the workhouses during the famine years, was assisted emigration. This was done on a massive scale. Between 1848 and 1850, 4,175 women were sent direct from the workhouse system to Australia. This was in addition to the thousands already sent away assisted by landlords and other schemes to clear the land of unproductive tenants. The only cost to the individual Poor Law unions was for new clothes, and travel expenses to Plymouth, from where the girls embarked to the colony. 

United fans show support for Galway2020 Capital of Culture bid

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The Galway 2020 team were out in force in Eamonn Deacy Park to support Galway United against Shamrock Rovers last Friday evening. The crowd were treated to an entertaining game of football with a great atmosphere throughout the game with the return of mascot Terry the Tiger rousing the home support.

 

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