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Galway architect firm wins award for Rosmuc school extension

Galway based Paul Dillon Architects has won the Best Educational Building Award for its extension to Gairmscoil na bPiarsach in Rosmuc at the 2017 RIAI Architecture Awards. The company also won the Highly Commended Award for its design of the extension to Kilrickle National School.

A family visit to Ros Muc

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I have been asked how did Pádraig Pearse travel to Ros Muc in the first place, surely it was a burdensome task to get there from Dublin. He had no car, but a bicycle which he kept at his cottage.

Public lecture on Colm Ó Gaora's revolutionary, Republican life

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COLM Ó Gaora may not be as well known as other figures from that extraordinary period of Irish history between the foundation of the IRB and the creation of the Irish Free State, but he was an important figure nonetheless.

Father of two dies in crash outside his home in Connemara

Gardai are continuing their investigations following a fatal crash in Connemara earlier this week.

Progress being made on Connemara cultural centre

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Amended plans for a project which will bring tens of thousands of visitors to Connemara have been agreed by Galway county councillors. A cultural centre and walking trail is being built adjacent to Patrick Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc and is due to be completed by 2016.

County heroes recognised at Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards ceremony

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More than 250 people from Community and Voluntary groups from all around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards ceremony last Thursday in the Claregalway Hotel. The Awards, previously called the Mayors Awards, recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity around County Galway. Twelve awards were up for grabs after a public call for nominations was made back in October.

Boston mayor given hero’s welcome at ancestral home

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Galway was bursting with pride this week as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh received a hero’s welcome during a visit to his ancestral home, which not only further strengthened cultural and economic ties between the two cities but also revealed many new found cousins.

Pearse’s cottage to be key site in Connemara tourism

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Pádraig Pearse’s cottage in Rosmuc is to be key ‘discovery point’ on the Wild Atlantic Way once the tourist route’s €2 million makeover is completed next year.

Gardai not treating Rosmuc fire death as suspicious

A house fire in Rosmuc which resulted in the death of a 73-year-old man is not being treated as suspicious by gardai.

Initiatives needed to halt escalation of homelessness

There were 54 households actively seeking independent accommodation in Galway city during just two days last month, but many properties were outside the maximum rent supplement limit, according to COPE Galway who has warned iniatives are urgently needed to avoid the escalation of homelessness.

 

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