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Tourists to Galway and the west last year spent almost a billion

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Tourists to Galway and the west last year spent almost a billion euro in the region, and new transport links can help ensure that sort of spend is maintained, Transport Minister Noel Dempsey said this week.

Galway to Limerick trains by next May

It has been announced this week that the new Galway to Limerick direct train service will be up and running by May 2009.

Work begins on Galway train platforms

Iarnrod Eireann has began work to upgrade the Woodlawn and Attymon railways stations to accommodate the new railcars operating on the Galway route.

Time to breathe new life into the west

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Earlier this week, Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty gave a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs on his new report on redevelopment in the west, entitled Awakening the West.

Mayo students and families pay more than Galway rail users

Westport Labour Councillor Keith Martin has called on Irish Rail to explain why students and families pay more for tickets on the Westport to Dublin line compared to those on the Galway to Dublin line.

Green Party sponsored walk from Athenry to Tuam

Green Party Cllr Niall Ó Brolcháin along with this fellow Green Local Election candidates will do a sponsored walk from Athenry to Tuam.

Chamber breakfast briefing a great success in Mullingar

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Two inspiring business role models addressed Chamber members in Mullingar last Friday, at the second breakfast briefing organised by the Midlands Gateway Chamber.

International tournament announced for Midlands

The Football Association of Ireland has announced details of the 2009 under 15 international tournament which will take place in Athlone, Tullamore, and for the very first time, Mullingar. Among the teams competing are Belgium, Lithuania, Russia, and the Republic of Ireland who will compete in the four nations tournament from February 10 to 13.

Rail and infrastructure investment needs to be highlighted to Government

The Council for the West has been urged to convene a meeting to bring together the social and economic interests of the region. The purpose of this is to present a united approach to the Government in relation to future road and rail investment in the west of Ireland.

Late train put on for Ireland match this weekend

Iarnród Éireann has announced a special late night train service to bring matchgoers home from the Ireland v Bulgaria soccer international this Saturday.


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