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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.

Galway rescue father and son team honoured by Mayor

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The heroic achievements of Patrick and Morgan Oliver were celebrated at a socially-distanced Mayoral reception in Leisureland last week.

Chiropractix comes to Galway city

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Eleven and a half years ago Dr Paul Bradley DC opened his first clinic in Carrick on Shannon with the aim of providing a standardised level of chiropractic care that he felt was missing in Ireland. From that time, Dr Bradley and his team have grown their business from one clinic in Carrick to being one of Ireland's largest chiropractic companies.

NUI Galway will provide refunds to students not proceeding with accommodation

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Students who decide not to proceed with their booking of university owned accommodation will be entitled to a full refund NUI Galway has confirmed.

Level Three threat hangs over Galway

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A meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team (NEPHET) this afternoon (Thursday) will decide whether Galway city and county will move to Level Three Covid-19 restrictions based on continued leaps in the 14-Day incidence rate.

Galway Executive Skillnet extends availability of its back to employment programmes

Have you been out of work due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Galway Executive Skillnet can help you get back on your career path.

Galway City Museum recognised for its sea science exhibition

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Galway City Museum has been recognised by Tripadvisor as a 2020 Travellers' Choice award-winner for Top Tourist Attraction in Ireland. Based on a full year of TripAdvisor reviews, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveller feedback, placing them in the top 10 per cent of attractions around the globe.

[email protected] - Where Creative Minds Collide!

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Located in Claregalway Corporate Park, Cue One Ireland's new studio and rehearsal space [email protected] is where - Creative Minds Collide. Offering the ideal creativity incubator and work space for Artists, Musicians, Creators, Producers, and Technicians; [email protected] is a multi-performance, show tech/build, co-working space & training facility designed for developing and finalising touring theatre, TV, Film, Radio & Music productions. [email protected] is equipped with fibre broadband so you can stream any live events from the studio to the highest standard and resolution without interruption. Recent projects taken place at this new studio facility include the build of this years' Galway International Arts Festival's ''Mirror Pavilion'',  Galway Simon Community Virtual Sleep Out and Druid's fantastic theatre set for Cherry Orchard was constructed in the studio. 

Galway GAA calls on local clubs to take part in the Virtual Sleep Out for Simon

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Galway GAA are calling local clubs from across County Galway to swap their beds for sleeping bags for one night and host their own Virtual Sleep Out in support of those facing homelessness in our community.

Meeting held following overnight incidents in Galway City

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The Mayor and Chief Executive of Galway City Council convened an emergency virtual meeting on Tuesday morning of various agencies and interested parties in response to the incidents that occurred in Galway City on Monday night.

 

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