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A sporting life to cherish

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Galway sporting communities are mourning the loss of Micheal (Mick) Grealish, a much-loved and respected sports personality who passed away last week.

Independent Councillor expresses his frustration with unsightly dumping scene

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Local Independent Councillor, Jamie Moran, has expressed his anger and frustration with the large volume of waste materials which was illegally dumped on the road behind the ESB at Garrycastle in recent times.

Disappearing banks a signifier of the changing face of Irish towns

The banks were always a key part of the development and growth of towns and villages across the country. In my home town, we had three banks. The Bank of Ireland (where my dad was the porter for a quarter of a century; the Munster and Leinster Bank (later AIB), and the Ulster Bank. All three were housed in fine solid buildings from a different age. Buildings that marked their importance in the town.

Social housing retrofitting programme a stimulus for Midlands region

Fianna Fáil Senator for Roscommon/Galway, Eugene Murphy, has welcomed the significant allocations and targets under the Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Programme for Social Housing.

Galway Hockey Club, the first seventy years

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In 1951 Hastings Elliott Jephson was working in the ESB in Galway when he had the idea of setting up a hockey club in the city. He and his friend George Bevis decided to see if there was merit in this notion, so they simply went from door to door around town asking people if they would have any interest in playing the game of hockey.

Final phase of roadworks at Corner Chapel completed

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The final phase of works on a section of road at Corner Chapel, outside Headford, have been completed.

NUI Galway commits to ‘campus-wide’ promotion of leadership skills

LIFT Ireland and NUI Galway yesterday (Wednesday) announced the first partnership in Ireland’s third-level sector aimed at improving leadership skills amongst students and staff.

Blake’s Castle, Quay Street

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This drawing of Blake’s Castle was done in 1847 by George Victor Du Noyer, a Dublin born artist, geologist, and antiquarian who spent much of his life recording natural features and archeological sites around the country in the 19th century.

ThermoKing Galway project awarded Engineering Endeavour of 2020

A project born to life in Galway to reduce its customers’ carbon footprint by one gigaton by 2030 has been awarded the prestigious title of Engineering Endeavour of 2020 by Engineers Ireland and ESB.

Save our Shannon organisation seeking prompt Ministerial meeting

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Continuing their quest for a cohesive and co-ordinated approach towards management of the River Shannon as flood waters detrimentally impact upon the lives of communities dwelling in close proximity to the waterway, representatives from the Save Our Shannon organisation are awaiting meeting confirmation with Minister of State with responsibility for OPW, Patrick O’Donovan, to enable discussion of pertinent issues relevant to their cause.

 

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