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Community collaborates with state agencies to open historic Blacksod Lighthouse to the public

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Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile has taken the next step in their preparations to open Blacksod Lighthouse to the public. This week Irish Lights and Mayo County Council signed a lease with Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile to take over this historic building and open it to the public for guided tours.

Mayo weighted blanket company expands to enter UK market

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Mayo weighted blanket company, Kocoono, has announced its decision to use Northern Ireland as a base to meet growing UK demand.

Annual All-Ireland Drama Festival Schools Playwright competition winners announced

The Dean Crowe Theatre would normally be a hive of stage talent activity at this time but for a second successive year the All-Ireland Drama Festival was cancelled due to the persistent presence of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Elation the notable prevalent mood at Athlone IT vaccination centre

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Similar to the sun in the bright blue Monday afternoon sky, spirits soared high as those who received their initial AstraZeneca vaccination departed the surrounds of the Athlone Institute of Technology International Arena.

A sporting life to cherish

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Galway sporting communities are mourning the loss of Micheal (Mick) Grealish, a much-loved and respected sports personality who passed away last week.

Vaccination programme clarity emanates as Stardust book recalls Valentine’s tragedy

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Danno, the quintessential Galwegian

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He was one of those people who was known to all by just the one name, Danno, and that was not even his actual name. He was born Francis Brendan Heaslip in Knocknacarra in 1938. Because he looked very like a boxing champion of the times, Danno O’Mahoney, he was given the nickname and it stuck. He was one of six siblings born to Joe Heaslip from Cork and Maureen O’Donoghue from Tuam; Minnie, Jimmy, Michael, Danno, Helen, and Phil. They lived in Lenaboy Gardens in Salthill,.

Vaccine arrival gives cause for optimism as we look towards a positive future

This is the last column for 2020. I remember writing early in 2020 what a satisfactory feel there was to the year 2020, a sense that somehow this was a year that would herald untold promise.

The Holland influence in Galway

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In the year 1900, Patrick Holland had a travelling shop near Athenry. He later opened a shop there and is credited with having the first car in the town. In 1914 he met Dorinda Egan and it was love at first sight. They married and had five children Brendan, Michael, Maureen, Angela and John. They eventually moved to Galway in 1930, and tried to set up a business in Dominick St. but the bank would not give them the money. They eventually managed to buy the premises of Mary Leahy’s Newsagency in Williamsgate Street.

Cluster of six traditional thatched holiday cottages in Connemara

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Connemara Country Cottages is situated about five miles from the village of Oughterard, the fishing capital of Ireland, which is adjacent to Lough Corrib. Oughterard is some 19 miles from Galway city on the N59, which connects Galway with Clifden.

 

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