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RACE WEEK PREPARATIONS ENTER THE FINAL FURLONG

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In a little over two weeks, the madness will begin. But already there is an air of effort and industry as Michael Moloney and his team are counting down to July 31, and the opening day of the 2017 racing festival. Take note of the date: a festival we usually associate with the last week of July will this year begin on the last day of July, the latest possible start date, and end on Sunday August, 6.

Caprice Café celebrates one year in business

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With its first anniversary on the horizon for Caprice Café, owner Vicky Casey sat down with the advertiser.ie to talk about the cafe's successful first 12 months .

Look who has a new Sunday Brunch Menu and its divine!

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Since opening its doors earlier this year the Sitting Duck cafe has been full of surprises. From its freshly baked raspberry muffins to ice lattes or beat the freeze with a steaming hot chocolate, made with real chocolate drops, their new lunch and brand new sunday brunch menu. The Sitting Duck Cafe has become a part of the Galway dialect, a real home for some of Galway's local characters. 

Through four decades, the Arts Festival has shaped Galway

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I love the smell of the Galway International Arts Festival programme.

Soho - experience the taste of Asia with Athlone’s newest eatery

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Looking for somewhere with mouthwatering food and a relaxing environment? Then newly opened Asian restaurant Soho is the spot for you.

John and Collette win in Turlough

Parke Keelogues Crimlin GAA in conjunction with Mayo AC, Mayo Mental Health Association, and the National Museum of Country Life hosted the fifth Annual Turlough 8k on Sunday last. Spring sunshine, snowdrops, a few early daffodils, and a bracing wind greeted the 270 plus participants who turned out to participate in the event.

Mayo TDs and the Treaty debates

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This January 7 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the most influential votes to have been taken by Dáil Éireann. The result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty vote continues to shape Ireland’s relationship with Britain and her place within the family of European and global nations to this day, as it does the domestic politics on this island. The Treaty was an agreement between the government of the United Kingdom and representatives of the Irish Republic, signed on December 6 1921, which brought the War of Independence to an end.

The Galway Archaeological & Historical Society AGM

The Galway Archaeological & Historical Society AGM takes place in the Harbour Hotel on Monday, 9th January, 2017, and will be preceded by a Lecture, commencing at 8.00 p.m. to be given by Peadar O’Dowd entitled, “1916 and the Fight for Independence – Impact on a Galway Family”. The family involved is the former Crowe family of Bohermore, in which Martin, Julia and William were active during the Fight for Independence, while their father, John, escaped death from English naval shelling during the 1916 Galway rebellion. Martin was subsequently interred in Ballykinlar Internment Camp in County Down during 1921, and his story is contained in Vol. 48 (1996) of the society’s journal.

Robert MacDonald, sanitary and heating engineer

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This photograph was taken in 1900 of the staff of Robert MacDonald, the plumber from Dominick Street. The business was started by his father, Peter MacDonald (late manager for Ross and Murray), who advertised himself in 1887 as “Plumber, Brassfounder and Gasfitter”.

A Galway family and Ireland's fight for independence

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The 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, and the impact on one Galway family of those two momentous events, will be explored at a public lecture in the city next week.

 

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