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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Ballymore shooting

Gardaí investigating a shooting incident which occurred in Ballymore last Friday are seeking information on any unusual activity in the area in the run-up to the incident.

Two young boys hit by car at Moate match have lucky escape

Two children taken to hospital on Tuesday evening (August 6) after being knocked down at a match in Moate were released that evening with no serious injuries.

Fire brigade call out charges a bad idea

There have been a couple of occasions in my life when I have had to call the fire brigade. Not often, thank God, but often enough to know that when you need them you are likely to need them badly.

Fire brigade call out charges a bad idea

There have been a couple of occasions in my life when I have had to call the fire brigade. Not often, thank God, but often enough to know that when you need them you are likely to need them badly.

Message in a Bottle launched in Claremorris

Last night (Thursday) Claremorris and District Lions Club launched their new community project named Message in a Bottle.

Lights go out for final time on House of Dreams

Tonight the lights will go out for the very last time on Moate’s wonderful “House of Dreams”.

Blake’s Castle

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An old Galwegian gave us this interesting study of the bottom of Quay Street, and of Blake’s Castle in particular. Blake’s Cattle was one of a number featured on the 1651 map of Galway. It had at one time belonged to the O’Halloran sept, but then the Anglo-Norman Blake family took it over. It was forfeited by them in 1641 and was granted to a family named Morgan from Monksfield.

Body recovered from Ballinasloe waters

The body of a man was recovered from the waters in Ballinasloe on Friday afternoon.

Galway in mourning for air crash victims

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Fifty years ago today, a Dutch KLM Super-Constellation airliner named Hugo De Groot crashed into the Atlantic, about 100 miles off the Conamara coast, with the loss of 99 lives. The plane was en route from Amsterdam via Shannon with eight crewmen and 91 passengers. Nobody survived. It was the worst disaster involving a single plane in the history of commercial aviation up to that point.

 

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