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Last Saturday evening Salthill/Knocknarra were expected to defeat a very limited St Brendan’s handily. Instead a shock of epic proportions was on the cards if the Ballygar men had a little more ability, poise, and self-belief.
ACOUSTIC SKA/reggae star Chris Murray will play upstairs at the Roisin Dubh tomorrow. A gifted songwriter and dynamic performer, he has captivated audiences throughout the US, Europe, South America, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Canada with his embracing music, penetrating lyrics and soulful presence. From the prestigious Fuji Rock Festival to poverty stricken Oaxaca, Chris delivers his message of hope and humanity with a raw sincerity that connects with the hearts and minds of all.
The Phoenix Palace are bringing their take on oriental cuisine to Ballinrobe, and this venture promises to delight the taste buds of an oriental food cuisine enthusiast and the general public at large. With everything on offer from their special Thai menu through a mouth-watering main course selection along with the chef’s recommendations and a full range of European dishes, there promises to be something for everyone.
The Galway sailing and horse racing community have been plunged into a state of shock and grief following the tragic drowning of a Connemara boatsman and the death of a young up-and-coming jockey in a suspected arson attack last weekend.
Camp Claddagh, the Galway branch of the Adi Roche founded charity the Chernobyl Children’s Project International, is looking to recruit new families and volunteers to support its annual rest and recuperation programme.
Petrol was strictly rationed during the Emergency too, with the lion’s share being reserved for vital public transport.
Revellers across Athlone were left holding their breath this week (September 23) when the re-issuing of a number of pub licences was postponed for a few hours at the annual licencing court.
The Mayor of Castlebar hit out this week at the news that 12 jobs in the Ambulance Control Centre in Castlebar will be lost to a newly designed facility in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne told the Mayo Advertiser: “Now you are going to get put through to a control centre in Donegal who will then tell the ambulance drivers where the call is from, communication can break down at the best of times, and they are not going to know the geography of Mayo like a person from here would and incidents could happen. But it just so happens also that the Tánaiste can deliver some new jobs to her own constituency while the people of Mayo will be left to suffer.”
The Mayor, Malcolm Noonan, has been a very busy man since taking up office in June, but he has quite a way to go before he catches up with Peter Davies, the new Mayor of Doncaster.