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New book on how Galway became a county

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Although medieval Galway eventually became an almost independent Anglo-Norman city state, up until 1500 there was always a threat that the warlords of Connemara, north Galway, Roscommon and south Mayo might attack.

Cellisimo event in Galway features former president

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The opening concert of the 2024 Cellisimo series will feature the National Symphony Orchestra performing alongside a star-studded cast at Leisureland, Salthill, on Saturday, May 18, including an address by Mary Robinson.

Galway man and the European Parliament team up on new voting project

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The European Parliament through, Together EU, have teamed up with Galway virtual runner John Jennings to encourage you to vote in the European Elections in June. It is a project which encourages the public to get fit in the ‘run up’ (pun intended) to the European Elections.

Galway City Council secures funding for the restoration of Menlo Castle

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Cllr Frank Fahy’s proposal for the restoration of Menlo Castle has been met with resounding success as Galway City Council announces the receipt of €85,000 in heritage funding for this historic project.

Our fortified city

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The town of Galway was virtually an independent city state, self-contained politically and ecclesiastically, relying on its own resources as it was cut off from the central English authority until the 16th century. Then, the Tudors began to extend their influence westwards so that the city gradually came totally under their dominion. The real symbol of that growing influence was the fortifications, four in number, raised to defend this all-important location against all enemies, notably France and Spain.

SHEroes: Galway symposium aims to promote women and diversity in politics

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Community Activist, advocate for gender equity and diversity, and Labour Party Candidate for Galway City East in the coming Local Elections, Helen Ogbu, extends a cordial invitation to the upcoming symposium titled ‘SHEroes – Promoting Women & Diversity in Politics’. This event is being organized following a successful grant application to Galway City Council, in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage and will take place on April 17 at 10:30am to 2:pm, in the Menlo Park Hotel.

100 new jobs as Evernorth chooses Galway as new innovation hub

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Evernorth Health Services, the pharmacy, care and benefits solution division of global health company The Cigna Group has chosen Galway as the location of a new innovation hub, creating 100 jobs over the next few years.

Half of primary schools wedged in Galway city and suburbs

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Just under half of Galway city primary schools were fully subscribed or over-subscribed last year, according to unpublished government figures, although significant capacity remains.

Chamber CEO Deery declares as Independent candidate for Galway City Council

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The CEO of Galway Chamber, Kenny Deery, yesterday (Wednesday) morning declared his intention to run as an Independent candidate for Galway City Council in the upcoming local elections. Mr Deery will add his name to the ballot paper in the Galway City West constituency, bringing an end to weeks of speculation following his shock decision not to seek an extension to his current contract with the Chamber, when it ends in early summer.

Superb refurbished mid-terrace in Woodquay

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No 8 Corrib Terrace is city living at its finest. This charming terraced residence is situated in the sought-after Woodquay neighbourhood overlooking the gated park known as Water's Edge Garden. Corrib Terrace leads down towards Waterside as well as being on the doorstep of Galway city centre.

 

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