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Galwegians promoted to top division after winner-takes-all final game

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Galwegians have returned to top flight rugby after winning the division 1B title on Saturday.

Gort hope to create a big upset against Ballyhale

The Gort hurlers and their loyal band of supporters will head to Thurles on Saturday knowing the vast majority of people in the county and country expect them to meet their Waterloo against Kilkenny champions Ballyhale Shamrocks.

Galway mourns the tragic loss of two local men

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The funeral takes place today of Patrick O’Connor, the man who was tragically killed in a fire in his home in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Gavin and Barrett clash over Castlebar jobs issue

This week has seen two Castlebar town councillors exchanging verbal punches over the issue of bringing jobs to the county town. Fianna Fáil councillor Blackie Gavin threw down the challenge to Labour Party councillor Harry Barrett to “get real on who is responsible for solving the jobs crisis in Castlebar”. Cllr Gavin said Cllr Barrett seemed to forget that his own party was part of the Government and could do a lot to solve the problem if it wanted to.

Supermac’s brings a father home for Christmas

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Thanks to the Supermac’s inspired Bring Them Home competition, the Mentane family living in Kilnadeema, Co Galway, will be anticipating a visit this Christmas from father and husband Patrick Mentane, who has been based in Australia since last June. Patrick Mentane relocated to Queensland in June to work on the motorways. A return trip to Ireland at Christmas was looking to be beyond the family’s financial means which was upsetting for them given that Mr Mentane was forcibly absent from his daughter’s first birthday and his wife’s graduation since the move.

Hauliers fear for more job losses before Christmas

The Irish Road Haulage Association has warned that while the announcement of the closure of Target Express is very concerning it is only a reflection of the current state of emergency which exists within the Irish road haulage industry in Ireland. With the loss of almost 400 jobs associated with Target Express, the IRHA fears that unless Government stem the tide of ever increasing fuel prices there will be thousands more job losses before Christmas.

Funeral of Mullingar assault victim to take place today

The funeral is to take place today in Carrick-on-Shannon of the 20-year-old student who died following a violent assault in Mullingar two days before Christmas.

Oranmore woman dies in Vietnam tragedy

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A young Galway woman has died tragically in a water accident in Vietnam just days after arriving in the country.

Grassroots

Fine Gael’s high hopes of Castlebar dominance

Facing a Fianna Fáil drubbing

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There can be few jobs more unpalatable right now than being a Fianna Fáil election candidate - or even a Fianna Fáil canvasser - in the run up to June 5. The party is facing a drubbing at the polls. And whatever doorstep hostility has been there over the past two weeks, it will be nothing as compared to the anger when next month's pay cheque leaves Sean Citizen with a huge hole in what is available to him to pay his bills.

 

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