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Naughton confirms €3 million in funding for Oranmore Train Station

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Funding for a major €12 million upgrade or Oranmore Train Station has been sought by the local authority and Iarnród Éireann under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) in the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Passing bay at Oranmore Station first phase of possible double tracking

Galway County Council, in conjunction with Irish Rail, has prioritised an application under the Urban Regeneration Development Fund (URDF) for a passing bay at Oranmore Railway Station.

Joe Howley, patriot

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Michael Joseph Howley was born in Oranmore in 1895. His father died when Joe was just two years old. His mother was a sister of Peter Rabbitt, the proprietor of Rabbitt’s provision shop, licensed premises, and lodgings in Forster Street. She later married William Keane, the owner of Keane’s Bar in Oranmore. Joe, as he was popularly known, attended the local primary school and later went to the Bish in Galway. He obviously worked at farming as his mother once wrote, “He made a good lot with trading with cattle and sheep”.

Councillors call for ministerial support for Athenry to Galway twin track

It is imperative the Galway County Council urge the Minister of Transport, Eamon Ryan, and the Minister of State, Hildegarde Naughton, to make a detailed submission to Government for the construction of a twin track on the railway between Athenry and Galway city, that is according to Fine Gael councillor Liam Carroll.

Demands made for electric rail line from Oranmore to Athenry

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Galway County Council should be bold and electrify the rail line from Oranmore to Athenry, according to Fine Gael councillor Liam Carroll.

A big day for Galway teams in club semi-finals

The west and east of the county are represented in All Ireland semi-finals on Sunday. An Spidéal take on Naomh Eanna in the intermediate club football championship in Pairc Tailteann, Navan; Oranmore Maree face Noamh Gall in the intermediate hurling championship at Parnell Park, both at 2pm.

Oranmore to Galway rail service may become ghost train unless Irish Rail acts, says Naughton

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The rail service between Galway and Oranmore is at risk of becoming a ghost train unless Irish Rail includes the station as a stop for all trains on the Galway-Dublin route, according to a local TD.


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