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City councillors reject 2021 local property tax rate rise

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Galway city’s local property tax (LPT) rate will remain the same for next year after councillors voted to reject a 15 per cent and 10 per cent increase at the local authority’s ordinary meeting at Leisureland on Monday afternoon.

Kumon students receive awards at socially distanced ceremony

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Blue balloons bounced at the Galway Greyhound Stadium on Sunday September 13 for the Kumon Galway 2020 Awards. Held outdoors with rigorous compliance to the current restrictions, each car served as a private auditorium for the event live streamed on YouTube by SoundtoLight. Families remained in their cars throughout except at their turn to collect their awards while distanced, masked, and sanitised. A socially distanced photoshoot followed with the Mayor of Galway, Cllr Mike Cubbard.

100 years since Galway’s 'Night Of Terror'

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THIS WEEK marks the centenary of one of the darkest episodes in the history of Galway as violence erupted on its streets resulting in a “night of terror” that left three young men dead.

Former Mayor of Tuam laments 'deep hatred' that drives people to burn property rather than house Travellers

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A former Mayor of Tuam has said that there are serious questions to be answered regarding a house fire which occurred in county Galway in the early hours of Monday morning.

Students must not be made pay full fees for online learning, says McNelis

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Students "cannot be expected to pay" full fees when many higher education institutes are moving to online only learning due to the impact of the coronavirus.

Call to honour Eamonn ‘Chick’ Deacy with South Park statue

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One of Galway’s most famous sporting sons looks set be honoured with a statue after a call from Mayor of Galway City, Mike Cubbard.

Former Mayor says Leaving Cert should be 'assessed on merit and not by postcode'

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"The mess" made in British schools over predictive grading, with its associated problems of classism and assumptions over schools in deprived areas, must be avoided here.

'Deeply concerning'

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The purchase of a property by the Galway City Council in Killtullagh, Oranmore has been described by the Mayor of the Galway County Council, James Charity, as "deeply concerning".

Athlone Chamber of Commerce make new President appointment

A new President has been announced at the Athlone Chamber of Commerce following the appointment of local businessman, Alan Shaw, to the prominent position.

Galway’s secret ministry during Penal Times

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The Treaty of Limerick, October 3 1691, which was mainly a military success for the Irish/Jacobite army, was indecisive on its civil articles; and those which were agreed were soon ignored by a vengeful Protestant parliament.


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