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Mayo locked out of big energy profits - says Barrett

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"As you pay your next ESB bill, keep in mind that Mayo's biggest export is energy. Energy profits here are huge. However, the people of Mayo have been locked out of proper benefit from this Gold Rush in energy profits."

Lyons welcomes Clybaun Heights public lighting upgrade

Galway City Council has appointed a contractor in conjunction with Electric Skyline to undertake ground works and install a complete new public lighting in Clybaun Heights.

St Patrick’s Day parades of yesteryear

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St Patrick may never have made it to Galway, I could not find any legend that associates him with the city, except maybe for anyone who went to Athenry to get their arse painted green. The anniversary of the saint’s death has been celebrated for many generations and the central focus of the day was usually the parade.

Rates and energy bills see Mayo businesses close


Immigration is a reality of life, immigration is the reality of globalisation

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The discussion of Ireland's refugee population has been dominating on every social media platform for months now, culminating in protests against refugees and migrants to Ireland both online and person. With hashtags like #irelandisfull trending on Twitter every fortnight, it has evolved into a kind of detached parasocial dismissal of very real people, ones who are often not given option to discuss their lives, experiences and very real fears all which had driven their need to move to Ireland.

Mizen to Malin non-stop in electric car

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AA Ireland’s Blake Boland and Paddy Comyn have driven from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal, the two extremities of Ireland, without stopping to charge.

East Galway tourism projects to share in €68m fund

Tourism projects in County Roscommon and the Ballinasloe Municipal District of East Galway will now be able to access a new €68m fund allocated to Fáilte Ireland as part of the EU’s Just Transition Funding.

Substantial EU fund for Midland’s welcome but must deliver sustainable jobs – Naughten

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the allocation of a €169m EU Just Transition Fund for the Midland counties but cautioned that it is “vital that this funding delivers long term sustainable jobs across the region to replace the jobs lost in both the ESB and Bord na Mona”.

Garry Hynes’ impact on Galway economy has been worth tens of millions, says Chamber ahead of awards

Garry Hynes, Artistic Director of Druid is to receive the President’s Award at the upcoming Galway Chamber Business Awards 2022, in association with The Shannon Airport Group. In announcing the award, Galway Chamber cited Garry’s “immense contribution to the Irish and international cultural landscape” which has “not just put Galway on the theatre map but made it a vital theatrical destination of renown.”

Local Save Our Shannon Organisation expresses flood concerns as river levels rise

As rainfall continues to intensify at a local level this week, the Save Our Shannon Organisation has expressed vast concerns pertaining to the rising water levels and the detrimental impact potential flooding will have on homes and businesses.


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