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The Coole door knocker will rat-a-tat-tat once again

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How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.

Galway mourns the tragic loss of two local men

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The funeral takes place today of Patrick O’Connor, the man who was tragically killed in a fire in his home in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Heroes save three lives from daytime blaze

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Lives were saved in Mullingar this week (March 5) after a number of passersby selflessly put themselves in harm’s way to pull three people from several apartments that went on fire in Harbour Street.

Galway fire fighters pose for Cystic Fibrosis Galway

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Alan Chanter and his colleagues at Galway Fire Station presented a cheque for €14,240 to PJ Kavanagh, the treasurer of Cystic Fibrosis Galway, the proceeds from the sale of a charity calendar.

GMIT students mourn the tragic loss of Sara and Dace

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The funerals of the two young GMIT students who were killed in a fire in a student residence in Belgium will take place in the coming days as family, classmates, friends, and staff of the technical institute mourn the tragic loss together in Galway.

Three sent forward to the Circuit Court following pitchfork incident

Three men were sent forward for trial to Castlebar Circuit Court to face trial arising from an incident at An Sruthán, Castlebar, on July 6 2013 this week.

Galway WFC face champions in cup debut

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Galway WFC take a break from league action to make their debut in the Bus Eireann WNL Cup on Sunday.

Council wants to keep area offices open

Show Me The Funny returns for 2014

SHOW ME The Funny, the annual comedy event which searches for Irelands freshest, newest brightest comedy talent, returns next week.

Celebrate anime at Akumakon 2014

ANIME, JAPAN’S distinctive form of animation, and manga, Japan’s long tradition of comic books, will be celebrated in Galway at Akumakon 2014.


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