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Corrib Great Southern site must be used for benefit of local community, says Farrell

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The demolition of the former Corrib Great Southern Hotel must “mark the first step” in a new chapter for the site, one that will see it become of “benefit to people living in the locality”.

‘Voluntary’ contributions to schools are ‘crippling’ family finances, says Farrell

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Families across Galway are being “crippled by requests” from the school their children attend, for ‘voluntary’ contributions which can run to €100 or €200 per child, and even as much as €300-400 in some cases.

Connacht Rugby women return to action after 18-month break

After nearly two years inaction, women's rugby is returning, and Connacht senior women's XV will open their Vodafone Interprovincial Championship at the Sportsground on Saturday (2.45pm).

Shelbourne cruise to victory

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SHELBOURNE 4 GALWAY UNITED 0

Dillon seeks clarity on replacement GP service for Kiltimagh

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Mayo Fine Gael TD, Alan Dillon has said he is seeking clarification from HSE management as to why plans to provide a replacement GP for Kiltimagh did not prioritise the appointment of a locum GP on a temporary basis to allow sufficient time for the recruitment of a permanent GP for the area.

Cunningham nets late equaliser for United

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GALWAY UNITED 2 UCD 2

Gynaecology appointments backlog ‘astonishingly dangerous’, says Farrell

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More than 250 patients are waiting 18 months or more for gynaecological appointments at UHG, where the average waiting time is more than 10 months.

A view from the rear of the Spanish Arch

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The Spanish Arch was not part of the original city walls but was built in 1584 as a measure to protect the city’s quays. It was originally known as Ceann an Bhalla or The Head of the Wall, a fortification that extended from Martin’s Tower to the river. Then in the 18th century, the Eyre family built Long Walk as an extension of the quays and a breakwater to construct a mud berth. A number of arches were constructed to allow access from the town to the new quay but unfortunately, an earthquake that occurred in Lisbon in 1755 resulted in a tsunami that destroyed some of these arches. In olden times, ships would have moored here unloading their cargo of Spanish wines and foodstuffs such as olive oil, spices, tea, coffee, and cocoa. Later, these ships would have been replaced by Aran fishing boats unloading and selling their wares.

Connacht look for redemption in Italy

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Coach Andy Friend will be demanding a winning performance when Connacht head to Italy for the first time this season to face Michael Bradley's Zebre on Sunday (2.30pm).

Friend's Connacht to clash with Lam's Bristol in Champions Cup

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It was inevitable. When both Connacht and Bristol Bears qualified for the Champions Cup, it seemed predestined the two clubs would end up squaring up to each other.

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