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Little Cinema to screen Patrick's Day

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TERRY MCMAHON, the director of the acclaimed Irish film Patrick's Day, is coming to Galway to attend a screening of the movie and take part in a Q&A with the public.

Do you know a Leading Light in road safety?

The Road Safety Authority this week announced the call for nominations for its annual Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards.

Forty years a-binding, and more to come

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An extraordinary row on the Late Late Show, 17 years ago, had a positive impact on a small Galway business struggling for survival. ‘A very attractive lady,’ Siubhan Maloney, called into Kenny’s Book Bindery, located in Salthill at the time, and told Gerry Kenny that she was a contestant in the Late Late’s Antique Show. She was re-upholstering an old chair, which included a small shelf. She wanted to see how to re-cover an old book in highly decorated leather, which would sit into the shelf. Jerry was happy to show her how it was done. First of all the pages are handsewn together, then clamped and trimmed ready for gold foil, which is applied with heat. This prevents the pages becoming dusty.

Proposed monument to remember WWI dead

Mullingar councillors are calling for a monument to be erected in the town in memory of the 300-plus soldiers from the locality who lost their lives during World War I.

Graham’s School of Motoring turns forty five this year

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A Galway driving school which has been advertising with the Galway Advertiser classifieds since the first edition in 1970 is marking its 45th year in business this year.

Graham’s School of Motoring turns 45 this year

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A Galway driving school which has been advertising with the Galway Advertiser classifieds since the first edition in 1970 is marking its 45th year in business this year.

Calls for responsible road use as road deaths rise

Provisional road crash statistics for 2013, published this week by the Road Safety Authority, show an increase in fatalities on Irish roads for the first time since 2005.

Shell E&P Limited wins at road safety awards

Shell E&P Limited has won the business category Leading Lights in Road Safety Award for its safe driving programme, developed to promote safety as part of their Corrib Gas project and in the Erris region. The aim of this programme is to minimise the road safety impacts of Shell’s operations while sharing knowledge and experience of road safety with the community, in order to improve driver behaviour and reduce the number of injuries/fatalities on the roads.

Christmas road safety campaign targets high number of head injuries

This year’s Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign has been launched with the focus on serious head injuries as a result of road collisions.

Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has announced the call for entries to their annual Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people nationwide to reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

 

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