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A new book, charting the life and times of the 19th century Irish aristocrat and businesswoman Eva O’Flaherty, will be launched in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop tomorrow at 6pm.
The Mayor of Galway city has praised two young women who showed “bravery” and “foresight” by setting up an organisation to support people with AIDS and HIV in 1987.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and US President Barrack Obama should be invited to come back to Ireland and include Galway on their itinerary according to new Mayor Terry O’Flaherty.
This year will see two Mayo based teams taking part in the An Post Rás for the first time. Castlebar Cycling Club first entered a team in the big race in 2009 and has competed in three instalments of the race since, and will be once again on the start line when the race gets under way on Sunday. This years Rás team is made up of brothers Patrick and Ciaran Clarke alongside Bernard Twomeny, Chris Coyle, and David Brennan.
The Galway minor hurlers did a little to redeem what was a bad weekend for Galway’s hurling reputation when they sank Antrim at Parnell Park on Saturday.
Losing a tooth in an accident, from a sporting knock, or from decay can change the shape of your face. Eating and chewing foods is awkward and, overall people’s confidence isn’t great. They smile less, embarrassed by the gap in their teeth!
Gardaí were yesterday awaiting confirmation that the buildings destroyed in a fire at Riverside Commercial Estate on Saturday night are safe enough to allow a technical examination to get under way. Four premises were gutted in the blaze, which was the biggest fire in Galway since the Farah factory fire of 1986.
Award-winning Galway-based printing company Castle Print has secured an exciting new contract as the first Irish print company to produce packaging for leading Irish beauty and skincare specialists, VOYA. Previous to this, Sligo-based VOYA was unable to find a suitable Irish supplier with the resources needed to produce its high end packaging. Now Castle Print can meet the company’s specialised requirements with competitive pricing structures, efficient service, and high quality prints.
Portumna Golf Club has won the All-Ireland Junior Cup for the first time in the club’s history. Having They won Connacht in August at Castlebar GC, they returned to the same venue for the All-Ireland finals where they overcame Ulster champions Banbridge to advance to the final against Naas. Father and son John and Sean Cleary were the heroes on the first day, both coming from a deficit position to win their respective matches. And Pat Quinlan was the toast of the club the following day after the Clearys won their respective matches. Quinlan made sure of the trophy when he hit a tremendous four iron to 10ft at the difficult par three 16th to see off David Prendergast of Naas in the fifth and final match. The team was captained by Matt Donoghue.