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Politics, arts, culture, climate change, and the future of the EU will fuse in a major online festival - EYE on the Edge - based in Galway, and taking place this weekend, which has been created by and for young people.
The majestic River Shannon as it flows through the heart of Athlone is central to the town’s attraction as a tourism destination but sadly, through the years, has been the scene of tragedy with families impacted by lives lost in the often turbulent waterway.
The public's trust in the Government soared last year as a result of its policies to improve income protection during the Covid-19 crisis, research from NUI Galway has revealed.
Planning permission has been granted to the Order of Malta for a new operations base within the Liosbán industrial estate.
ST PATRICK'S Day will be an online celebration this year. So as we have to do without the parade, the pageantry, and the festivities, we have asked a number of Galwegians to share their memories of St Patrick's Day parades from years gone by.
The Galway civic sword and mace are among the finest specimens of municipal corporation insignia in Ireland; the sword is particularly noteworthy and can be compared with the best of civic swords in these islands. Swords and maces were first carried by the king’s servants as symbols of the authority of the king himself. As time went on, the mayors and bailiffs of towns acquired swords and maces of their own, some following charter grants, others by mere assumption without specific authority. These were usually borne before the dignitaries concerned when they went in procession or were actively displayed when they acted otherwise in their official capacity. Maces, which were originally weapons, are staves of authority. Swords symbolise the legitimate use of force.
The recent escalation in Covid-19 case numbers within Athlone and its environs is just cause for the reopening of a test centre in the town, the thoughts of Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, who spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week with regard to the issue.
1,000 face masks were delivered to the Westport Order of Malta unit from the Order of Malta’s Hong Kong association this week.
Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced that he has allocated €47,968 to 36 local community and voluntary groups involved in COVID-19 community response efforts in Mayo.