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Corrandulla Show on this weekend

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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.

Great craic quiz for a good cause

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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.

Community College runners-up in prestigious competition

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.

Canney urges dog owners to be careful during lambing season

East Galway TD Seán Canney has this week urged dog owners to be mindful of attacks on sheep as the lambing season approaches.

New Bishop energised by job of shepherding vibrant and inclusive Galway

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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 to spend up to €7 million on Irish poultry in 2017

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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.

Sheep shearing championships heading to Kiltoom

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.

Developments at Connemara piers will 'provide local employment' says Kyne

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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 delighted that ethnicity finally recognised

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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.

Blacksmithing and horse shoeing to be part of Féile Ballinfoile

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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.

 

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