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Big cleanup commences for deluge-hit Clifden

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Homeowners and businesses in Clifden are counting the cost this evening (Wednesday) after serious flooding hit the town early today when the Owenglin river overtopped. Schools were closed on the orders of gardai and 17 properties including homes and a hotel were evacuated as waters rose.

Clifden social housing development moves a step closer

A 26 bed social housing development in Clifden moved a step closer with the signing of a contract for construction.

Mannion welcomes tourism funding boost for Clifden and Galway

Eileen Mannion Fine Gael Councillor for Galway County Council has confirmed that both Clifden and Galway City will benefit from funding awarded through Fáilte Ireland’s Destination Towns Scheme.

Women with new businesses encouraged to apply for ACORNS funding

Women with new businesses or with developed business ideas should apply for support under the ACORNS (Accelerating the Creation of Rural Nascent Start-Ups) programme, said Fine Gael councillor Eileen Mannion this week.

Cleggan Airstrip approved for Alcock and Brown event, says Mannion

Eileen Mannion, Fine Gael Councillor for Connemara North has welcomed the approval for the use of the Cleggan Airstrip for a ‘fly in’ as part of the Alcock and Brown centenary commemoration.

‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

Community spirit recognised at Cathaoirleach awards

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony recently. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Community groups and volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31 in the theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Praise for landowners as Connemara Greenway opens

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The Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway, Cllr Eileen Mannion this week officially opened the Connemara Greenway following significant development work over the past two years — and in her speech made special mention of the 19 landowners who facilitated the creation of the route.

Back in the saddle — Galway Bike Festival is launched

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Get your bikes out because the Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 17. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in City Hall this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery, and Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway Cllr Eileen Mannion.

 

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