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For Irish cuisine with a Sri Lankan twist, go to The Claddagh Restaurant

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For a city that has become famous for its culinary choices, Galway has grounds to lay claim to being Ireland's food capital. With a vast array of restaurants which give locals and tourists alike a taste of the world, the city's food family is as impressive as it is appetising.

For Irish cuisine with a Sri Lankan twist, go to The Claddagh Restaurant

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For a city that has become famous for its culinary choices, Galway has grounds to lay claim to being Ireland's food capital. With a vast array of restaurants which give locals and tourists alike a taste of the world, the city's food family is as impressive as it is appetising.

The Mayor of the Claddagh talk

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The Claddagh fishing village was a unique settlement which developed outside the walls of medieval Galway which traditionally elected its own mayor, or king.

New boom needed for Claddagh basin

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Demands are being made for a new boom to trap and contain litter and grease gathering in the Claddagh Basin, which has the potential to harm human health and boat engines.

A day like no other at Claddagh National School

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It is surely a day that will live long in the memory of the young students of Claddagh National School. After all it is not every day that a duchess comes to visit. As the patron of the UK National Literacy Trust, Camilla travelled to the school to meet children who have taken part in the SUAS literacy programme.

A Claddagh family, one hundred and fifty years ago

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The title of this photograph is “A Claddagh Family” and it dates from c1865. It is from an album discovered some time ago in Chetham Library in Manchester in which all of the photographs are of locations in Galway city or county. It is interesting to note that a photograph of this exact group in a different pose, almost certainly taken on the same day, is in a different album in the National Library of Ireland. This second  image is titled “The King of the Claddagh” but we do not know his name.

Labour of love sees Mervue man restore aquarium gleoiteog

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When GMIT marine-biology mature-student Cathal McCarthy started his work placement in the National Aquarium of Ireland, Galway last February, he did not think that he would end up restoring a traditional Galway gleoiteog which had lay on display, unfinished, upstairs at the aquarium.

Children become architects for a day

An opportunity to explore the difference between modern homes and those of days gone by will be provided to children as part of Open House Galway, the architecture event which takes place from October 16 to 18. Children from seven to 12-years-old are invited to the Galway City Museum, where workshops will encourage them to think about their environment. The workshops take place on Saturday October 17 and are free of charge, places must be pre-booked at www.openhousegalway.ie

 

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