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A place to call home

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The services provided by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway cover a range of activities that fall into the realm of social justice. One such service that is very important but not well known, is the provision of accommodation – both in sheltered form (where full supports are in place) and independent living single units where additional services such as visitation ensure that loneliness and isolation does not become an issue for the vulnerable person residing there.

We have an onus to make Galway more vibrant and enhanced for next generation, says chamber president

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There is an onus on Galway to deliver to the next generation a more enhanced and vibrant city, the president of Galway Chamber told more than 200 business leaders who attended the Galway Chamber Business Briefing and the Galway Chamber Port Development Committee update on Monday.

Cappataggle win county and Connacht titles

Cappataggle won both the Galway county and Connacht intermediate hurling titles in 24 hours on Saturday and Sunday.

Injury-hit Corofin expected to be too strong for Aughawilliam

Galway county champions Corofin are expected to be too good this Sunday for Leitrim champions Aughawillian at Carrick On Shannon (2pm).

City council chief says next week’s budget will be good for business

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The chief executive of the Galway City Council has described it as a good news story for local businesses that commercial rates in the city will remain at the same level for the fifth year in a row. Brendan McGrath was speaking as he unveiled the €76,000,000 budget for the city next year.

Teacher hopes poignant song will help stem the tide of suicide

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A teacher at a city secondary school has released a CD in response to what he terms the “awful tragedy that is suicide”.

Rampant Corofin sashay to another senior title

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Looking from the stand at the two respective sets of players on Sunday in Tuam stadium before the county final, there was an obvious difference in physique and power between the sides.

Portumna back in another county final

Current All-Ireland club hurling and Galway county champions Portumna proved too good for Craughwell on Sunday in Kenny Park, qualifying for yet another county final with a three point victory (1-15 to 0-15).

Gerry Kennedy’s new charity single for GROW and Pieta House

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GERRY KENNEDY, the Galway singer-songwriter is launching his new single ‘Don’t Turn Out The Light’ today at 5.45pm in OMG Zhivago, Shop Street.

Boston mayor given hero’s welcome at ancestral home

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Galway was bursting with pride this week as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh received a hero’s welcome during a visit to his ancestral home, which not only further strengthened cultural and economic ties between the two cities but also revealed many new found cousins.


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