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MEP candidate McHugh stalls campaign to fight wildfire

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When a wildfire broke out on Achill island on Easter Monday, Saoirse McHugh, Green Party MEP candidate for Midlands-North-West, felt she had no choice but to join the firefight.

An Easter weekend to remember as Paula is named fashion favourite

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Athlone native, Paula Gannon, had an Easter weekend to remember when she was awarded the ‘Most Stylish Lady’ at the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse Racecourse.

Easter treats in Athenry

Athenry has an Easter treat for Galwegians this weekend at the town's Heritage Centre.

KAVA artists explore why Earth Matters

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EARTH DAY, the annual event involving 193 countries demonstrating support for environmental protection, takes place on Monday April 22, and among the Galway events will be an exhibition in Kinvara.

Plaque honouring those who fought with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916, unveiled at city museum

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A bronze plaque, dedicated to those who served under Galwayman and 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, in Dublin during the Easter Rising, was recently unveiled at the Galway City Museum.

‘Much that I would like to say must go unsaid.’

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On December 7 1922, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker ).

Road renamed in honour of Elliot sisters

 

We avoided the worst of the weather - but the farmers still suffer

Yes, yes, I know that the snow which we had spoken about last week in this column did not come, but even if we did not have the snow we had the cold and bitter wind which blew constantly during the Easter weekend.

Keegan still looking for momentum

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Galway United make the long trek to Ballybofey tomorrow for a critical SSE Airtricity League first division encounter away to Finn Harps (8pm).

A feast for all the family at Galway Food Festival this weekend

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The 2018 Galway Food Festival returns this weekend to celebrate the people, produce, and passion that have firmly established Galway as the food capital of the west. Now in its seventh year, the west’s premiere food festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend from March 29 to April 2, with five days of mouthwatering markets, delicious demonstrations, tasty talks, and a feast of family fun.

 

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