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Dog owners not cleaning up are a ‘disgrace’, says Cllr O’Flaherty

Dog owners allowing their pets to foul in public areas are a “disgrace”, according to city councillor Terry O’Flaherty who is calling on the Galway City Council to erect signs, particularly at beaches and parks.

Sinn Féin & The Noel Grealish Party

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A senator and a Galway County Council seat in Connemara; three council seats in the city; and a councillor for Oranmore Athenry, and all for Sinn Féin, while Labour is on the ropes, bruised, battered, and both eyes blackened.

Cllr O’Flaherty supports calls for new school building in Renmore

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Independent city councillor Terry O’Flaherty has given her support to the staff and board of management of Scoil Chaithríona in Renmore who require a new school building urgently.

Launch of newly discovered Liam O’Flaherty satiric essay

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LIAM O’FLAHERTY is celebrated as the author of such short stories as His First Flight, but there is another, often neglected side, to the Aran Islands writer.

Our Lady’s Boys Club, a brief history

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When OLBC was founded in 1940, the Government provided no out of school education for young people. There was a great need for social and recreational facilities. Such activity was virtually non-existent in the working class areas of Bohermore, Shantalla, The Claddagh, and ‘The West’. The critical core of the club was (and is) its generic youth club which met (and still meets) several evenings a week. The primary aim in those days was to show the boys ways and means of securing their own destiny.

Galway’s Quincentennial, 1984

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On January 1 1984, President Patrick Hillery officially launched the Quincentennial, a year long celebration of 500 years of civic independence unique in western Europe. In 1484, a number of Galwegian merchants persuaded King Richard III to grant the city a charter which made the town a mayoral city. In the same year Pope Innocent VIII granted them the power to nominate their own warden and priests.

Immediate funding needed for unfinished estates left like ‘builder’s yards’

The plight of residents left living in unfinished estates resembling ‘builder’s yards’ was highlighted in the Galway City Council chamber last week with the passing of motions calling for immediate Government funding and changes to legislation to prevent guilty developers making future planning applications.

NI Attorney General’s comments deeply unhelpful and fly in face of accepted conflict resolution, says Galway academic

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A Galway academic has condemned as “deeply unhelpful” the call by Northern Ireland Attorney General that no further prosecutions take place for crimes committed during the Troubles.

Public lecture on a Connemara communist and capitalist

Two Connemara cousins, Tom O’Flaherty and Máirtín Mór McDonogh, were political polar opposites and had widely different careers, and both are the subject of an upcoming public lecture.

Tig Cóilí presents Cherish The Ladies at the Town Hall

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IT IS simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” said The Boston Globe about Cherish The Ladies who play Galway next week.

 

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