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MÓR Action proposes Rinville Park expansion to councillors

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Members of MÓR Action met with the councillors of the Loughrea Municipal District (including Rinville, Maree, Clarinbridge, Kinvara and Gort) this week to make a presentation on a proposed extension of Rinville Park. The opportunity was provided by Cllr Martina Kinane who has been active in working for and supporting the upgrade of amenities for residents of Oranmore-Athenry and Gort-Kinvara both at the park and in the surrounding areas.

Save Roscam Peninsula campaign says prioritise needs of families

In a impressively comprehensive submission to the Galway City Development plan 2023-2029 the Save Roscam Peninsula campaign has called on the City Council to protect the unique archaeological, cultural and open spaces of the Roscam Peninsula.

Spacious detached home overlooking Galway Bay

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This substantial detached residence with private gated entrance is on a 0.5 acre site just off the Coast Road facing Galway Bay. It is located in a very popular area on the east side of Galway city, providing wonderful water views.

Two men of destiny meet on Tawin Island

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In his interesting biography of Éamon de Valera,* Diarmuid Ferriter wrote that in December 2000 gardaí seized 24 love letters from de Valera to his young wife Sinéad, which were being advertised for auction by Mealy’s of Castlecomer. It was believed that the letters were stolen in the mid 1970s from the de Valera family home. The owners who had bought them in the UK some years previously in an effort to ensure their return to Ireland, were unaware that they were stolen.

Stunning views from The Long Walk

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Number 39 The Long Walk is a fabulous four bedroom townhouse offering stunning views of and over the River Corrib and Galway Bay. It is situated in one of Galway’s most iconic landmarks with spectacular uninterrupted water views and is a short walk from some of the most scenic parts of Galway city such as The Claddagh, Nimmo's Pier, the Spanish Arch, and the Salthill Promenade.

‘Poor, brave, fighting little Tawin’ - wins major language battle

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Following the success of Séamus Ó Beirn’s play An Dochtúir at the Oireachtais in Dublin 1904, it was presented to full houses at Galway’s Town Hall immediately on the player’s triumphant return. Among the audience one evening was Sir Roger Casement, the notable humanitarian, a British consul by profession but, ironically, an anti-imperialist by nature.

The tragic story of Lindon Bates Jr and Island Eddy

On Friday morning, 30th July, 1915 the body of a ‘well-dressed man’ washed ashore at Island Eddy. The island, which sits at the inner eastern end of Galway Bay had a population of 38 and a total of seven families recorded in the 1911 Census.

Taylor’s Hill apartment with views over Galway Bay

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No 4 Ardower is a split level two bed apartment situated in a small, quiet, block of just five units. The site is elevated and south facing to the rear which benefits from having magnificent views over Galway Bay and the Clare hills in the distance. The apartment was built in 2000 and finished to a very high standard.

Galway urgently needs a bigger, expanded, sewage treatment system

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“This expert-led report, Expanding Ireland’s Marine Protected Area Network, comes at a critical time for Ireland. Decades of poor planning and under investment in our marine and coastal areas have resulted in unsustainable outcomes for our marine environment and the coastal communities that depend on it.”

The joys of walking in nature

Over the last year, COVID has forced most of the population of Ireland to spend an unprecedented amount of their time at home. Cut off from family, friends and colleagues and unable to travel, home has changed from not only being our domestic abode but to also becoming our workplace, our gym and our play zone. But squeezing so much under one roof 24/7 is not easy and it can, if we allow it to, feel too often like a prison.

 

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