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Stone mad

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Like most towns, Galway was built using native stone and there was plenty of that around. There were black limestone quarries in Menlo and Angliham, and a limestone quarry at Merlin Park worked by the Blake family until about 1850 and later by Sibthorpes of Dublin. In about 1880, a Scotsman named Millar rented a number of quarries in the Galway area, two at Shantalla, one at Ballagh near Bushy Park, and one at St Helen’s, Taylor's Hill, where they quarried fine-grained red granite. There was a marble and granite works at Earl’s Island where one of the employees was a stonemason named Pat Fahy.

Star-studded Thomas look too strong for underdogs Cappataggle

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The welcome news broke on Tuesday that the total ban on supporters at sporting events has now been lifted will give 200 supporters the chance to experience in the flesh each of this weekend’s Brooks Group Galway senior hurling championship semi-finals in Pearse Stadium.

Popular B&Q Arcadia Athlone store successfully reopens in ‘new normal’

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Staff at B&Q Arcadia Athlone returned to a new reality as the store reopened to the local community amid the easing of restrictions on the roadmap to business and society recovery.

Monksland United continue on the road to success

 

Vote No 1 - Cllr. MIKE CUBBARD

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Fantasy Football review

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Round eight of the Premier League ended with another disastrous defeat for Man United as they went down 1-0 down to struggling Newcastle. Elsewhere Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent record with a dramatic stoppage time winner against high flying Leicester, Man City succumbed 2-0 at home to dogged Wolves, and Spurs struggles continued with a 3-0 thumping at Brighton.

The awaking of Augusta - Marriage

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My dear Miss Persse, I have read over many times the letter which you wrote to me a fortnight since when returning Roderick Hudson. Am I too presumptuous in thinking that there is something more in it than a mere critique on that book? I have thought over and over again on the subject and have at length determined to ask if I may write freely to you - on the most momentous question affecting a man and woman’s life…..’

MacHale Park in line for Rugby World Cup action in 2023

Mayo is in with a chance of hosting international rugby if Ireland’s bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is successful.

Galway camogie on course for double

Current holders Cork are now the only team to stand in Galway's way of achieving a rare league and championship double this season.

 

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