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TD Nolan to host Yes Meeting' on marriage equality

Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan will host a ‘Yes Meeting’ on marriage equality in the Galway Arts Centre this evening at 7pm.

Clybaun Hotel acquired in multi-million deal

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Well-known entrepreneur and experienced investor Tom O’Gorman has checked-in to Galway’s vibrant hotel market with the purchase of the Clybaun Hotel in Knocknacarra, in a deal valued in excess of €3m. The Hotel Clybaun was offered for sale on the instructions of the joint receivers, Patrick Dillon and Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton.

The Galway General Omnibus Company

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Our photograph today shows a Karrier double-decker bus which was operated by the Galway General Omnibus Company. It was taken at the Spring Show in the RDS in 1924, before it went into revenue earning service. The side panel carries the name of the company, but not the crest. The small lettering on the chassis below the word ‘Galway’ reads ’12 m.p.h.’ A major problem with this type of vehicle was its chain drive which frequently slipped off and caused breakdowns. The bus had solid-tyred wheels and was uncomfortable to ride in.

Crafting a livelihood — Buying Irish maintains a tradition of design

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For over 51 years, the Kilkenny Group has been synonymous with supporting Irish craft and design. As we lead in to our third annual Kilkenny Irish Craft & Design Week (running until Sunday next, this year sponsored by AXA) I have been reflecting on the reasons we decided to start this campaign back in 2012 and on how it has grown year on year.

Clash of the big guns in Connacht semi-final

With the Mayo League season only a couple of weeks away from kicking-off, the never ending nature journey of the top soccer clubs in Mayo continues this Sunday when Castlebar Celtic and Westport United meet in the semi-final of the Connacht Cup in Celtic Park.

Gregory O’Gorman named Group Marketing Director at Kilkenny Group

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Gregory O’Gorman has been appointed as Group Marketing Director at the Kilkenny Group, having previously operated as the company’s Marketing Manager. This is the first such role within the Kilkenny Group and from his new capacity, Gregory will now oversee the areas of Visual Merchandising and Group Logistics within the company, as well as his traditional forte of Marketing and PR.

Back to the future with ten team divisions

The Mayo League announced late last week that they will be scrapping the eight-team divisions from the league, following a three-year experiment with the smaller divisions and moving back to ten-team divisions.

GUST to debate ‘single team’ matter at open meeting

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The proposed one Galway Airtricity League team will be debated at an open meeting for members and supporters of GUST at the Galway Rovers clubhouse, Claddagh, next Monday at 8pm.

Prioritise people in flood management, says councillor

An Athlone councillor is calling for common sense in how the OPW will manage flooding around the town, saying that human beings, not wildlife and trees, must be central to any solutions.

Local historians ensure Galway’s cultural identity thrives

The work of five local historians have contributed enormously to the ‘cultural capital’ on which Galway’s vitality and identity continues to thrive, according to Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Professor of History at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

 

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