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Cancer charity to hold women’s adventure race

The child-cancer charity Barretstown is encouraging women to take part in the Women’s Adventure Race in Leenane, Co Galway, on July 26 2014.

Connemara becomes battlefield in Tan war

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Week III

Connemara becomes battlefield in Tan war

Week III

Mayo cardiac patients being deprived of best opportunity of surviving — coroner

Coroner for south Mayo John O’Dwyer commented this week that patients in Mayo who have a heart attack may not have the best opportunity for survival given the short time frame they have to get to the cardiac unit at University Hospital Galway.

Christmas shopping without the tears

Christmas has crept up again. A time for joy to the world, and peace among men or, conversely, of panicked late night shopping, and the anxiety that accompanies the realisation that you have exactly seven minutes before shops close. It's Christmas Eve, and you are empty-handed (aside from, if you are like me, a few little presents that you accidentally got for yourself). That perfect gift has eluded you once more, and all the time you thought you had, as you browsed nonchalantly, has vanished into the ether. Aimless wandering is one thing, but the real challenge comes when setting out with a specific, particularly hard to please person in mind. This can lead to blind panic, often resulting in decidedly bad choices. I aim to, at best, give something of practical use to the recipient, preferably something that they wouldn't buy for themselves, or, at the least (and this is perhaps the last refuge of the desperate), to knock a laugh out of them. Some notable failures include impulsively bought jewellery, assorted DVDs (which now lurk, mockingly, on the shelf, still clad in their original cellophane), and a festive geansaí, which, upon opening, was immediately earmarked for return. One year out of frustration and laziness I bought a friend a book that I suspected she would never open, but that I wanted to read. After an appropriate waiting period I 're-gifted' it to myself, and everyone was happy – I got the brownie points and the goods. This year I hope to avoid the blunders of the past, and furnish my nearest and dearest with things that will, without hyperbole, change their lives for the better.

Galway walking club holds twelfth annual marathon

The Galway walking club will endure 26 miles in its annual marathon, with 20 counties being represented and participants from Poland, USA, Japan, and Germany.

Aasleagh, Leenane, Co Galway

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Standing on a large and private site this residence has excellent mountain views. The ground floor accommodation includes a large kitchen-dining area, living room, three bedrooms (one en suite), bathroom, and utility. The first floor has a further two en suite bedrooms and a seated landing area. The property is finished to a very high standard and is in excellent condition through-out.

Lots of action on the cycling circut

Cycling night out


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