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Get Creative at Cruinniú na nÓg

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Sandcastle building in Achill, robot making at the Linenhall, art classes at the Michael Davitt Museum, song writing in Westport, coding in Belmullet, wool craft at Killawala, drumming in Cong, wildcraft in Kilkeeran, virtual artists in Louisburg, a treasure hunt in Ballinglen – these are just a few of the events for children taking place next Saturday for the Cruinniú na nÓg Festival.

Creativity for all ages at county Cruinniú na nÓg events

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Crinniú na nÓg is an annual national initiative celebrating the creative potential of children and young people. Galway is hosting a series of wonderful events across the county on Saturday 15 June, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event.

Town Mayor Providence visit may spring notable benefits for Athlone

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Fresh from his recent visit to Providence, Rhode Island, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, spoke of his positive interaction with influential members of the local community which will hopefully benefit Athlone in future times.

Lord Patten to open Maurice Hayes Archive at NUIG

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Chris Patten, the final British Governor of Hong Kong, and who chaired the Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, will officially open the archive of Maurice Hayes at NUI Galway, at an official event next month.

132 small scale local projects in Mayo supported through €400,000 Community Enhancement Programme investment

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Mr. Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that 132 small scale local community initiatives in Mayo have been supported under the 2018 Community Enhancement Programme. The CEP provides capital grants to community groups and is targeted towards enhancing facilities in disadvantaged communities.

Testing times for US and Brexit, but we have some excellent rugby to enjoy

As I am compiling this weekly column for the Advertiser, people in the US are voting in the mid-term elections for both the House of Representatives and the Senate. So by the time my column appears the results will be fully out. I hope that the polls which are forecasting Democratic wins in the House of Representatives are correct, but of course our belief in polls has run low. President Trump has put a huge effort into shoring up the Republican seats in both the Congress and the Senate, and he has campaigned tirelessly for the last 10 days hoping to consolidate the Republican vote. It seems that the US is viewing these mid-term elections as a referendum on President Trump and his handling of the US. So it will be very intriguing to see the results and to see whether the Democrats will come back in charge of the House of Representatives.

The awaking of Augusta - Marriage

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My dear Miss Persse, I have read over many times the letter which you wrote to me a fortnight since when returning Roderick Hudson. Am I too presumptuous in thinking that there is something more in it than a mere critique on that book? I have thought over and over again on the subject and have at length determined to ask if I may write freely to you - on the most momentous question affecting a man and woman’s life…..’

Autumn opening times in beautiful Coole Park

It has been a busy summer season at Coole Park with a variety of free walks and events throughout the season including ‘Me and Nu’ fancy dress and walks covering flowers, butterflies, history, trees, poetry, folklore, and the magic of Coole.

Vital funds allocated to support fodder crisis

Over four million euro has been allocated to a new fodder import support measure, it has been announced by Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Deputy Peter Burke. This measure is being introduced to reduce the cost to farmers of imported forage (hay, silage, haylage, alfalfa) from outside the island of Ireland.

Funding announced for key cancer care transport measures

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Details of funding towards mobility and cancer care transport measures have been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Deputy Michael Ring.

 

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