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Ring announces €40,000 for Michael Davitt Museum

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Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, this week announced funding of €40,000 for the development of the Michael Davitt Museum which is situated in the historic village of Straide.

Comic Neil Delamere to bring new show to Westport

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Top Irish stand-up, Neil Delamere, will present his new show, 'Controlled Substance' at Westport Townhall Theatre on December 30.

Presidential aspirant Liadh Ni Riada makes Athlone visit

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As part of her national campaign tour, MEP Liadh Ní Riada paid a visit to Athlone on Monday of this week. Owing to the nature of the national tour, her stopover in Athlone, albeit brief, was a positive one.

The awaking of Augusta

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Isabella Augusta Persse (later Lady Gregory), grew up in Roxborough House, Co Galway, a large rambling estate house, with magnificent gardens, commanding some 18,000 acres over which her father Dudley Persse presided with almost feudal authority. His 13 children knew their wheel-chaired bound father as The Master.*

Plaque honouring those who fought with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916, unveiled at city museum

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A bronze plaque, dedicated to those who served under Galwayman and 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, in Dublin during the Easter Rising, was recently unveiled at the Galway City Museum.

Galway city market is thriving

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Shane Cox of Lynch Auctioneer says the property market is thriving in Galway cty.

Orla Tinsley a true inspiration as Tiger emerges from the woods with incredible return to glory

I hope none of you were put out in any major way by the recent storm Ali. I think the ferocity of that storm left many of us quite surprised. We had been warned it would be major, but not very, very major, so that when the sustained high winds began it left a lot of us nonplussed. Then we had Storm Bronagh which never came, was talked about but seems to have passed us by. So we don’t know what the weather for the future is likely to be.

Ó Cuív demands rules for community employment schemes be ‘relaxed’

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All vacant places on the Community Employment Scheme, the Tús Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme must be “filled without delay”, while rules governing the schemes must be changed to allow participants to stay on longer if no other suitable applicants are available to fill them.

Galway West Labour to 'campaign vigorously' for Michael D's re-election

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While Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins will contest October's presidential election as an Independent, his former colleagues in the Labour party in Galway West have pledged to "campaign vigorously" for his re-election.

Liam O'Flaherty and The Radical Club

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IN 1925, Aran Island born writer, Liam O'Flaherty, published his breakthrough novel, The Informer. In that year, he also joined the Radical Club in Dublin, a forum for progressive artists and writers.

 

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