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Corrandulla is famous for being a great day out so come and join the fun at Corrandulla Show this Sunday June 24th. Admission to the Show is a very reasonable €10 or two for €15 and children are free.
THE FLAMBOYANT singer-songwriter Steven Sharpe and one of Ireland's finest young comedians, Steve Bennett, join forces for a fundraising quiz to help local man Brendan Doran undergo stem cell therapy.
At an awards ceremony in Croke Park last week Jack Connaughton, Sarah Muldoon and Louise Payne from Athlone Community College were announced as the runners up of the 2018 Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition.
East Galway TD Seán Canney has this week urged dog owners to be mindful of attacks on sheep as the lambing season approaches.
It has been 45 minutes since the announcement — we are relaxing with tea in an upper room on the second floor of Galway Cathedral and the new Bishop is sitting there, taking it all in, flanked by the men who announced him to the world. He looks like a man returning to his own house, and being introduced to his neighbours.
Supermac’s has announced that it is on target to spend upwards of €7 million on Irish poultry this year. The spend represents a significant investment in the poultry sector by the company. The good news for Irish chicken farmers is that it is expected that the figures will increase again next year, according to the family restaurants group M.D, Pat McDonagh.
The Kepak All Ireland and All Nations Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships will take place in Kiltoom this June bank holiday weekend, with a packed programme of events.
Three piers in Connemara - Roundstone Pier, Bealcarra Pier near Carna, and Crumpan Pier, near Maínis - are to get a total of €300,000 towards development and repair projects.
Galway Traveller Movement have this week welcomed the recognition of Traveller ethnicity enacted through a Dail statement by an Taoiseach Enda Kenny on March 1. It was an historic day for the Traveller community that released a torrent of emotions from the community in Galway City and County. Although it was a week of mixed emotions, given the deferment of a decision on Traveller housing in the city, the group were in celebratory mood at the arrival of a keystone moment in their long battle to have their ethnicity recognised officially.
A demonstration of shoeing a horse, a blacksmith’s forge, organic garden produce, scarecrows, cooking of food in an outdoor clay oven, bird watching tours, and a wooden toy-making workshop will all form part of the annual celebration of community, heritage, and the environment in Ballinfoile this weekend.