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Petrol stretching crisis - more than 500 engines now destroyed

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Petrol stretching is the lethal fuel contamination of petrol with kerosene. It has now destroyed or totally disabled over 500 petrol engined cars in recent weeks, with the cost of the damage now estimated to be in excess of €2,000,000.

Hundreds attend public meeting on contaminated fuel

Hundreds of angry motorists attended a public meeting at the Gateway Hotel in Swinford tonight on the growing contaminated fuel issue.

Man in critical condition after Athlone house fire

A man in his 40s is believed to be in a critical condition in hospital after a house fire in the Batteries area of Athlone on Tuesday night.

Have you signed up for this weekend’s Enable Ireland No Limits Gym Challenge?

The countdown is on to the Enable Ireland No Limits Gym Challenge. This is the inaugural All Ireland Gym Challenge, where teams of four spend 10 minutes each on the bike, crosstrainer, rower and treadmill, in order to record the furthest distance travelled and qualify for the All Ireland final in City West Hotel, Dublin on October 19. There are nine regional heats in total and the Galway heat takes place in NUIG Kingfisher Gym this Saturday, September 13. To register, teams must raise a minimum of €200.

Watch new video from Galway metal band Ilenkus

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PROGRESSIVE-METAL band Ilenkus have unveiled their new song 'Over The Fire, Under The Smoke', the video for which was shot on the streets of Galway city centre.

Get on song for national competition in Flynn’s this weekend

Following the hugely successful first heat in the National Singing Championships held in Flynn’s Bar, Castlebar, last weekend, the competition is still on fire wth the second heats to be held, in Flynn’s Bar once again, on Saturday night, starting at 10pm.

Afternoon tea at The Ardilaun

Afternoon tea, an exciting new addition to The Ardilaun’s menu offerings, is served in one of the hotel's many elegant lounges, and includes freshly brewed teas and coffees, finger sandwiches, an assortment of sweet treats, and warm scones with clotted cream.

Western Motors is still firing on all cylinders

Western Motors is open for business as usual after a fire seriously damaged parts of the Ballybrit dealership on July 30.

Man dies in Ballynacargy house fire

There was wide spread shock across north Westmeath this week at the news of a fatal fire in Ballynacargy.

Harrowing account given of Ballyvary house fire tragedy

A Ballyvary woman delivered a harrowing account of her repeated attempts to save her mother-in-law from a house fire, at an inquest in Castlebar on Monday.


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