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Celtic leaders head west for Interceltic Business Forum in city

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Community and business leaders from the Celtic nations; Ireland, Brittany, Scotland and Wales, are set to make the pilgrimage west this spring, following the announcement that the upcoming Interceltic Business Forum will be held in Galway on April 19, in the Portershed.

Galway honours the legacy of JFK in the Wreath Placement Ceremony for U.S. Presidents’ Day

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Galway was the focus last week when the White House Historical Association (WHHA) partnered with U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, including The Friends of the White House Historical Association in Ireland, for the third annual WHHA U.S. Presidents’ Day placing of wreaths.

City Council appoints design team to advance Kingston Masterplan

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Princess Galvia to return to Corrib River perch

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By Maxim Kelly

City councillors approve climate plan

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The Galway City Council met this week to discuss the local authority’s inaugural Climate Action Plan (CAP), which was unanimously approved by councillors.

Mythological princess Gailbhe to be honoured by sculpture at new bridge

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The mythological princess of the Firbolg tribe, after whom Galway is said to be named will be honoured in a spectacular new sculpture at new Salmon Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge.

Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair to take place on February 18

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For the first time since 2020, members of the public interested in volunteering are being invited to the Galway City Volunteer Recruitment Fair in Leisureland on Sunday February 18 between 2pm and 5pm. There will be over 50 charities and community organisations from across the city at the Fair, which is being organised by Galway Volunteer Centre. Last year over 1000 people attended the event to speak to organisations about the work that they do and the volunteer roles that they are trying to fill.

Upgrade needed for city’s rural roads, says Mayor Hoare

Mayor of Galway City, Eddie Hoare has welcomed a commitment by Galway City Council to upgrade a number of junctions on rural backroads in Galway City.

Upgrade needed for city’s rural roads, says Mayor Hoare

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Mayor of Galway City, Eddie Hoare has welcomed a commitment by Galway City Council to upgrade a number of junctions on rural backroads in Galway City.

The King of the Claddagh

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James Hardiman, the Galway historian, wrote the following in 1820, “This colony has from time immemorial been ruled by one of their own body, periodically elected. This individual, who is dignified with the title of Mayor, in imitation of the head municipal officer of the town, regulates the community according to their own peculiar laws and customs, and settles all their fishery disputes. His decisions are so decisive, and much respected that the parties are seldom known to carry their differences before a legal tribunal, or to trouble the legal magistrates”.

 

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