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Athlone Community Radio volunteer wins prestigious accolade

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Athlone Community Radio volunteer, Kara Richards, was recently recognised for her persistent and diligent service to matters local media, when she was awarded a prestigious accolade during the Volunteer Ireland awards ceremony.

Cheerful thoughts of annual festive family interactions as vaccine positivity emerges

What a marvellous weekend of sports we had, and all available on TV. It was really a great indulgence, but I spent ages looking at the ones I was following.

Family reunion gives just cause for joy as school return of vital importance

I hope you all, women and men, are feeling better after the opening of the hairdressing salons and the barber shops.

Blissful celebratory family reunion as continuous sunshine lifts the summer spirit

It is so good to be able to get into the car and drive off somewhere, even a few miles, look at the River Shannon and think long thoughts.

Passing of one of Galway’s favourite sons

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The recent death of David Lohan has left a major vacuum in Galway, particularly in the Prospect Hill, Bohermore and Woodquay areas. He was a major presence on the streets there.

Enhanced restrictive public health measures implemented as family embraces sadly missed

Since we last spoke, we have all been living through this never-never land of coronavirus.

A Child of Mary

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One of Ireland’s most popular writers, Maeve Binchy, had ambitions to be a saint all through her childhood, adolescence, even into her twenties. And with the eternal optimism of youth was quite sure that if she applied herself sternly to the task, we would all be praying for her intercession with the Almighty today. Despite her best efforts, however, her human side tripped her up. In John Quinn’s book Beginnings,* he introduces us to a variety of people who set out to achieve their ambitions with a firm vision ahead and hope in their hearts, which sometimes came to fruition, but other times miss their target like a damp firework.

Colleran’s Family Butchers, Estd., 1935 – Now Online!!

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For more than 85 years, Colleran’s Family Butchers has been the butcher of choice for Galwegians looking for the best of Irish meat and poultry.

Mayo AC athletes out in force across the country

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Mayo AC had twenty-two runners in action at three events in recent weeks.

Canney officially opens new trail at Knockma Hill

The new trail at Knockma Hill near Belclare was officially opened by Galway East TD and Minister of State for Rural Development Seán Canney on Monday.

 

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