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Exciting programme of events set for Tuar Ard Arts Centre

Tuar Ard Arts Centre in Moate have launched their busy new programme of events for autumn and winter, which aims to entertain all ages from September through to December!

'Students will be encouraged to reach their potential in a happy, safe, and inclusive environment'

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Galway's new second level school, and the first Educate Together secondary school in the county, was last Friday officially opened in its temporary accommodation at Grianach House beside Galway Crystal, Merlin Park.

Liam O’Flaherty’s Hollywood sojourn

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BORN ON The Aran Islands in 1896, Liam O’Flaherty was to become one of the most distinguished and prolific writers of 20th century Ireland. His first book, Thy Neighbour’s Wife, was published in 1923 and was followed by an avalanche of novels, short stories, and poems in English and as Gaeilge, as well as travelogues.

Hospice may look at alternative site after planning setback

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The board of Galway Hospice is to take time to review the decision of An Bord Pleanala to overturn its planning permission for the development of a new 36-bed hospice at Merlin Park, and may if necessary look at an alternative site for the facility.

O’Flaherty calls for council action on illegal dumping

Independent Councillor Terry O’Flaherty has called on Galway City Council to take action against a small number of householders who refuse to pay for domestic waste collections and dump their refuse instead in local alleyways and green spaces.

Councillor calls for action to tackle horses roaming in Ballybane

The lives of people living in a Galway City Council estate on the east side of the city are being turned to misery as a result of problems caused by horses freely roaming the area, posing a danger to children who cannot be let out to play according to a Galway city councillor.

Bish footballers impress in Connacht final

St Joseph's (The Bish) won the Connacht Junior A Football Championship with a superb display on Tuesday in Headford GAA grounds, beating St Gerald's, Castlebar, on an impressive scoreline of 3-15 to 0-6.

Former mayor gets tour of Mutton Island treatment plant

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Mutton Island wastewater treatment plant recently hosted a tour of the upgraded facility for city councillors, to demonstrate the improvements and upgrades that have been made to the plant following a €5 million investment by the national utility.

City Council wins national award for Knocknacarra bring banks

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Galway City Council has won a top national award for its bring banks in Knocknacarra, which is the busiest centre in the country.

Galway hurlers, the 1950 team

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Galway featured in the first All-Ireland hurling final in 1887 when they were beaten by Tipperary. Their first victory in a final came in 1924 when they won the 1923 decider. They played that day in blue and gold colours. They were known on other occasions to tog out in black and amber jerseys. In the 1930s the GAA decided that each county should adopt its own colours, and as UCG had won the Sigerson that year, and their captain was on the County senior team, it was decided that Galway would play from then on in maroon and white, the colours of UCG.

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