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Hynes’ shop, a brief history

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In the 1920s a family named Healy from College Road built three houses on Forster Street. The owner of the first house (next door to Harry Clare’s stonemason’s yard) was a Jewish man named Isaac. He did piano repairs and his daughter was an opera singer. He worked from a shed at the back of the house. In the 1930s he sold the house to John McDonagh from Glann near Oughterard, who was married to Mary Anne Spellman from Fermoyle. They opened a grocery shop and a lending library.

Cathal Hughes named Mayo Association Dublin's Person of the Year

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Westport businessman Cathal Hughes has been named the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year for 2019 by Mayo Association Dublin.

Getting a real taste of Salthill with Galway Food Tours

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Galway Food Tours will go touring through Salthill on Wednesday August 22 with everything the food enthusiast could want. Poitin, craft beers, a little jazz and wine, Kombucha, and coffee are just some of the refreshment highlights all paired with signature small plates from the Black Cat, share platters from Oslo Bar, seasonal veggie boards in The Nest, and a sweet treat or two from Murray's local bakery.

Galway and Limerick in fight for division 1A status

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The Galway senior hurlers face Limerick this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm) in their rescheduled round five league game, preceded by the Galway footballers against Monaghan with a 12.30pm throw-in.

Hurlers’ promotion bid comes down to the wire

The Galway senior hurlers face Limerick in their round five league game on Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm).

Ballinasloe man tragically loses life in road traffic collision

Ballinasloe businessman Thomas Campbell tragically lost his life last Thursday morning as the car he was traveling in collided with a bus on the Old Galway Road at Ballydangan, Roscommon, at around 10am.

Property renters want to buy but cannot afford to

Affordability in the property market remains a huge issue for those renting or living at home with their parents.

Title for Ahascragh/Fohenagh

Ahascragh/Fohenagh were far too strong for Ballyhaunis in the Connacht intermediate hurling final replay, winning by 2-20 to 0-13 at Athleague.

Portwest to create fifty five new jobs in Westport

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Mayo based company Portwest, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of personal protective clothing and equipment has announced the creation of 55 new jobs. Over the next four years, staff levels will increase from 75 to 130 at its head office in Westport, Co Mayo. The family-run business has been based in Westport, for over a century where the now global company is run by a trio of brothers, Cathal, Owen and Harry Hughes. The Portwest brand is sold in more than 100 countries worldwide and turnover is also expected to rise from the current level of €125 million to €250 million over the next four to five years.

‘Lord, thou art hard on mothers’

Where is more beautiful, Connemara or Kerry?

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