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Woolies in Galway

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In the early 1950s the chain of shops owned by Woolworths was expanding, but it did experience some difficulty establishing a branch in Galway. It appears some councillors and retailers resisted the move, but after several failed attempts, ‘Woolies’ (as it became known), acquired the former site of the old Royal Hotel on the Square. Woolies knocked the hotel and put up a purpose built retail store. As the day of the opening approached, local interest became intense.

Áras Éanna celebrates first decade with major exhibition

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THE ÁRUS Éanna Arts Centre in Inis Oírr will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its founding with an exhibition of painting and photography.

Appeal for help in Kenyan village dairy plan

A Castlebar man is appealing for support in a fundraising charity walk to help set up a small dairy business in a rural part of Kenya.

Castlebar fundraising campaign in aid of Kenyan village

Castlebar businessman Pat Quinn spends many months each year in Africa. He has been travelling to Kenya for 10 years now and has been so touched by the people and their worsening daily struggle that he has begun a fundraising campaign to improve necessary services such as running water and build new classrooms for the children.

Charity table quiz in Mulroy’s

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A charity table quiz will take place on Thursday night September 17 in Mulroy’s Bar, Castlebar at 8.30pm in aid of Mayo-Malindi.

Castlebar man is successful in bringing fresh water supplies to African village

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Following a fund raising campaign during last summer, Castlebar businessman Pat Quinn travelled to Kenya at the beginning of October with a view to supplying Ulaya primary school and the nearby village at Bericho with a cheap, reliable, potable supply of water.

 

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