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FF Councillors rejected proposal to increase commercial rates in Westmeath

Westmeath Fianna Fáil Councillors, have rejected a proposal to increase commercial rates by 2.2 percent throughout County Westmeath. Councillors adopted the annual budget for 2019 at their local authority meeting and despite initial Fine Gael support for an increase in rates, passed the budget with a commitment to no increase.

Ó Cualáin retains league crown after absorbing battle

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Oisín Ó Cualáin of Micheál Breathnachs has retained the handball's premier division title after a tough battle against Williamstown's Kieran Hanley.

Galway to mark centenary of 1918 election

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In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.

Sinn Féin confirm Hegarty will contest local election

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Local Sinn Féin aspirant, Padraig Hegarty has now been officially selected to contest the forthcoming local election in the Athlone local election area.

St Thomas’ show their class to claim county cup in style

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The 2016 county champions St Thomas’ over powered defending champions Liam Mellows on a magnificent winter’s afternoon for hurling last Sunday at Pearse Stadium to claim a third Tom Callanan Cup in seven years - winning with some ease on a score-line of St Thomas’ 2-13 to 0-10 for Liam Mellows.

James Connolly event in Galway City Library

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GALWAY WILL mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish revolutionary republican, socialist, trade unionist, and writer James Connolly, with an event in the Galway City Library.

Fintan O'Toole to begin GIAF winter talks

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FINTAN O'TOOLE of The Irish Times, City of Thorns author Ben Rawlence, and former Galway West TD, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, are among the speakers for a new 'out of season' Galway International Arts Festival event.

The Galway Designer Studio celebrating one year!

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Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí (Praise the youth and they will flourish) is the famous Irish proverb whereby encouraging young people will help them succeed. No more is this thought process evident than The Galway Designers Studio on St Augustine's Street.

Dara Calleary TD named Retail Advocate of the Year

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A Mayo TD has been recognised for his work advocating on behalf of the retail industry, at the recent Retail Excellence Awards Night held in Dublin.

Recovery – live staging of a concept album at Mick Lally Theatre

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On Tuesday November 13, at 8pm, at the Mick Lally Theatre, One Two One Two present their award-winning fusion of pop music and theatre, Recovery, starring Peter Coonan from Love/Hate.

 

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