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Brendan Guerin - a Galwegian gentleman

Galwegians mourned the loss of another rugby great with the recent passing of Brendan Guerin.

SIDELINE CHAT

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Rugby player with the Bish, Galwegians and Connacht, Browne is a home-town boy who became a legend in the club. After making his senior debut aged 19, he played more than 150 games for Connacht and was a central player in Connacht’s PRO12 title success.

The uniquely Galway Cello to make its bow at Cellissimo

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A uniquely Galwegian instrument will see its concert debut at the opening of Music for Galway’s reimagined CELLISSIMO festival, a new cello festival for the west of Ireland, in a special performance at 7:30pm on March 25th, when Headford musician Naomi Berrill plays a piece specially composed for the Galway Cello by Bill Whelan.

Danno, the quintessential Galwegian

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He was one of those people who was known to all by just the one name, Danno, and that was not even his actual name. He was born Francis Brendan Heaslip in Knocknacarra in 1938. Because he looked very like a boxing champion of the times, Danno O’Mahoney, he was given the nickname and it stuck. He was one of six siblings born to Joe Heaslip from Cork and Maureen O’Donoghue from Tuam; Minnie, Jimmy, Michael, Danno, Helen, and Phil. They lived in Lenaboy Gardens in Salthill,.

More than 2,000 Galwegians waiting for driver theory test

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A total of 2,091 Galwegians are awaiting an appointment for a driver theory test, leading to a former mayor of the city to call for the introduction of fast-track remote testing.

Mayor urges Galwegians to pull on maroon jersey as city reopens for Christmas

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Everyone has a part to play in helping boost the local economy and limiting the spread of Covid-19 this December, that is the message from Mayor of the Galway City Council, Mike Cubbard, as Galwegians get ready to do their Christmas shopping and make the long-awaited return to the restaurants and bars.

Back special campaign to save Dublin Zoo

Galwegians are being asked to back a special campaign by to save Dublin Zoo.

Poems for the Lockdown - the changing face of Galway

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THIS POEM was written in 2002 and features in my first collection of poems, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon in 2005.

Big lottery win in Athenry

A lucky Galwegian is €500,000 richer after the National Lottery revealed that its Daily Million Plus top prize was won by a player in Athenry.

More than a thousand Galwegians sign cards in support of Julian Assange

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More than 1,000 postcards, addressed to the British home secretary, calling for extradition charges against Julian Assange to be dropped, have been signed by Galwegians.

 

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