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Lough-Conn Airfield to host charity airshow and family day

An exciting day of fun for all the family will take place this Sunday in Lough-Conn Airfield in Ballina. Go along from 12 noon onwards and see aircraft from all over Ireland and the UK put on a great display of flying skills. The Irish Coastguard helicopter will make an appearance and landing at the event at a time to be confirmed later. You will have the privilege of viewing this incredible helicopter up close and see how it operates and saves lives on a regular basis. Do not miss the chance to see this life saving helicopter that is based at Sligo airport. Seldom does the general public get to see this machine up close.

Cavan civil servant dies during Connemara mountain climb

The funeral took place yesterday of a father of three who died in a tragic accident during a mountaineering climb in Connemara at the weekend.

Man rescued off rocks

Galway RNLI Lifeboat went to the aid of a man whose sailboat narrowly missed rocks off the coast of Barna on Sunday.

Galway Sea Festival has something for all the family over the bank holiday weekend

Family activities are at the heart of the inaugural Galway Sea Festival taking place over the June Bank Holiday weekend (Friday May 30- Monday June 3).

Lifeboat rescues mother and child after Kinvara dinghy drama

Galway RNLI Lifeboat helped bring a mother and child to safety after their small dinghy got into difficulty near Kinvara yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat

Two men were rescued from their sinking boat in an incident in the bay last Thursday.

One critical following plane crash on Kilkenny border

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One man is understood to be recovering in hospital following a small plane crash in Mullinahone, Co Tipperary on Tuesday last.

Walker discovers body of missing man at Claddagh Basin

A large-scale search operation, which had gone into its fourth day, ended yesterday morning following the grim discovery of the missing man’s body at the Claddagh Basin.

Men rescued from sinking yacht near Spiddal

Three men were rescued from a sinking yacht off Spiddal Pier on Sunday morning.

Sailing and horse racing communities grieve tragic deaths

The Galway sailing and horse racing community have been plunged into a state of shock and grief following the tragic drowning of a Connemara boatsman and the death of a young up-and-coming jockey in a suspected arson attack last weekend.


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