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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.

Mayor and CEO cut ribbon as Harvey Norman opens in city

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Mayor Mike Cubbard was on hand yesterday (Wednesday) with Peter Hearn, Harvey Norman Ireland CEO to cut the ribbon to open the newest Harvey Norman store in Gateway Shopping Park, Knocknacarra, Galway. The store and warehouse employs nearly 60 people.

Government's travel green list 'a kick in the teeth' to small businesses, says Charity

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The Government's travel green list is "a kick in the teeth" to domestic small businesses which "cannot yet open their doors".

Remembering a sporting icon who left an indelible mark as COVID-19 concerns remain

There is great mourning this week over the death of Jack Charlton. But it is mourning mixed with reminiscences, all of them happy ones, of when Jack was in charge of the Irish soccer team and the wonderful spirit it engendered in the Irish people of all ages.

Summer success for The Connacht Property Auction

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The Connacht Property Auction held its 2020 summer auction last Thursday, July 2. Due to the current restrictions, the auction had to be held online and not in an auction room as normal, but the company saw some record bid levels with more than 75 bids received on some of the auction properties. The auction offered a wide range of family homes, builder’s projects, and land from around the province. The summer months are traditionally the busiest time of year for property transactions, and with a lot of pent up demand in the market, viewing levels and bidding levels are extremely strong at present.

All set for The Euros

The party of European football's finest starts in only eight days time when France take on Romania at the Stade de France. It is hard to believe the tournament is so close on the horizon. However, one must remember that Galway and the rest of the province were so consumed by the exploits of Pat Lam's heroes in green that pretty much every other aspect of life in the west took a back seat.

Maria McKinney announced as as On Sight artist 2020

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On Sight is a partnership project by the National Museum of Ireland, Mayo County Council, Mayo Artsquad and independent artists.

Tribesmen become All-Ireland champions

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In a nail-biting final at the Carlisle Sports grounds in Bray on Saturday, the Tribesmen prevailed 36-34 against the champions of Northern Ireland, The Ballynahinch Rabbitohs to win their first All-Ireland rugby league title after securing their first Republic of Ireland success the previous week.

Supports for pub sector must be key focus for new government, say Vintners

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The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has welcomed the publication of the Programme for Government as an important step in the process of providing key supports for the pub trade during an extremely challenging period for the sector.

Galway Film Fleadh announce the launch of new Festival Network

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 The primary purpose of the network is to formalise a system for sharing information, strategies and culture amongst festivals that will represent a strong voice in Europe. It will shape, develop, reach and agree on common positions and perspectives on key issues. The network will be able to develop resources, business models, best practices and information exchange infrastructures to support members in the emerging film ecosystem, providing a unique opportunity to strengthen film festivals.


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