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Mother’s pride as Mayor Marty is sworn in

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With his mother Mary looking on and his late father John present in spirit, Connemara pride went through the roof on Monday when Marty Walsh was sworn in as the first new mayor of Boston in over two decades.

Galway County Council wins Excellence in Local Government Award

Galway County Council has won the prestigious Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Award 2013 in the partnership with Business Category sponsored by AIB.

Galway takes a ‘quick-step’ towards becoming an age friendly county

Last week, the Menlo Park Hotel hosted an event which saw more than 250 older people from the Galway city, county and islands come together as part of the Age Friendly County programme for Galway.

Hogan’s ‘sledgehammer’ stops council savings benefiting county, says Canney

Any benefits of major savings scraped together by the Galway County Council is not being felt within the county, with the maintenance of roads and services suffering as a result of the “sledgehammer of Minister Hogan”, according to Tuam based Independent councillor Seán Canney.

Cuddy calls for ‘urgent action’ on unsafe roads

People requesting the Galway County Council carry out road repairs are being told it will be after Christmas before the works are carried out, according to Independent councillor Jim Cuddy.

Galway Music Education Partnership launches bid for music generation funds

Galway Music Education Partnership (Galway MEP) has formally launched its bid to secure Music Generation Funds for the development of music education in Galway City and County. Funded by U2 and the Ireland Funds, Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme which aims to help children and young people access performance music education (vocal and instrumental) in their own locality.

Arrival of rates bill on doorstep is nail in coffin for many businesses, says Chamber CEO

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The arrival of an unrealistically high rates bill on the doorstep has the potential to crush a struggling business and put jobs at risk, says Galway Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Coyle, who is calling for Galway’s local authorities to relieve the severe burden placed on businesses.

Galway gets ready for the on-coming snow

County Galway is bracing itself for a return of the severe cold weather over the weekend, with forecasts estimating that snowfalls and ice will be more extreme this time around.

Coole hosts its first conferring ceremony

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Coole Park hosted a conferring ceremony for graduates of the NUI Maynooth certificate in local history last weekend, the first ceremony of its kind to be held at the park. The course was run as an outreach programme at Coole by the NUI Maynooth department of modern history, in association with the university’s adult education office. Nineteen students were conferred on the day.

Failte West — a new tourism development forum

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Fáilte Ireland has announced the establishment of Fáilte West, its new tourism development forum for the region. This announcement comes as the group met for their inaugural meeting at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway last week. Fáilte West will be responsible for spearheading and overseeing a three-year development agenda for tourism in the region with the active support of the Fáilte Ireland organisation.

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