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End of the misery

Sighs of relief could be heard emanating from living rooms, offices and pubs across the country last Wednesday evening as finally after six years of unrelenting misery on Budget days there was some form of relief for hard-pressed citizens. Having endured such negativity in recent years most people would have settled for ‘not being any worse off’ after this Budget but in the end most people probably ended up modestly better off.

Easter weekend brings good scores

Balla

Spring Leagues get moving as Winter League finish up

Golf

Grid West concerns to the fore this week

The hot-button issue of the proposed Grid West 400kV power line development has continued to evolve this week. At Monday’s Mayo County Council meeting, the elected members took the unusual step of adjourning the standing orders of the meeting to let one of the affected members of the community address the meeting in the middle of a debate.

Cane Pro-Am brings a quality field to Mayo

Balla

Easter weekend was packed full of good golf around Mayo

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Balla

Seven rounds down and one to go in Castlebar Winter League

Balla

NUI Galway celebrates forty years of MBA success

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NUI Galway’s JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics is organising a conference and gala dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of the first intake to its master of business administration (MBA) programme. The events celebrating this milestone will take place Friday January 25 in Galway and all MBA alumni, as well as past and current teaching faculty, are invited to attend.

‘A more exhilarating or magnificent scene could not be witnessed’

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On Friday evening, September 15 1843, Daniel O’Connell, with a small group of close friends, including his son Daniel and Dr John Grey, proprietor of the Freeman’s Journal, arrived in Galway. The excitement was intense. O’Connell, at 68 years of age, was at the height of his powers. Fourteen years previously he had succeeded in removing the oaths that had prevented Catholics from becoming members of parliament. He took his seat as MP for Clare, the first Irish Catholic to do so. His charismatic personality, brilliant oratory, and powerful intellect, had won him an enormous following, not only throughout Ireland but in Europe as well. His achievement earned him the title of The Liberator, which had all the resonance of an ancient and powerful king who had raised the sword of freedom.

New student grant system a ‘retrograde step’

A new central student grant system, which will handle all new student grant applications from this academic year on, has been condemned by local councillors.

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