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Gaelic notes

•The first annual general meeting of the Galway Hurling Supporters Club will be held next Thursday (February 25) at the Lough Rea Hotel, Loughrea, Co Galway at 8pm. The club, which was set up last year, already boasts more than 600 members, and chairman Eamon Bradshaw is hoping this will increase to more than 2,000 this year. Bradshaw is calling on everyone interested in hurling to attend the AGM where officers will outline its activities during 2009, financial support for the Galway hurling reams, members aspirations for 2010, planned events during 2010, and benefits for members. The club has its own website,, which has attracted hits from all over the world.

Garda killed in Lougrea road smash

A 24-year-old garda was killed in the early hours of Sunday after a single vehicle road collision at Masonbrook in Loughrea, Co Galway.

Books on my table this Christmas

I have often been intrigued by the stories of German spies parachuted into Ireland during World War II. It was quite an intriguing time. De Valera was anxious to steer the country in neutral waters, despite serious pressure from Britain and America to at least open our ports to the transatlantic convoys which were being hammered by German U-boats. The IRA and its sympathisers, were pro German to such an extent that Germany believed it could foster a lot of trouble in Britain’s ‘back yard’ by encouraging the IRA to make mischief.

Galway school through to AIB ‘Build A Bank Challenge’ final

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Colaiste na Coiribe, Tuam Road, and will compete with 12 other schools to become the overall winner of the 2008/2009 AIB ‘Build A Bank Challange’ at the national final which will take place in Croke Park, Dublin, on May 7.

Leaving Certificate results and CAO offers 2009

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