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Galway Parks tennis finals

The finals of the Galway Parks tennis competition took place at the Galway Lawn Tennis Club on Friday July 24. A total of eight venues hosted tennis camps for the previous four weeks, culminating in the competition finale last Friday.

Mayo man to take up top post in Defence Forces

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Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.

Sr McNulty has dedicated her life to education in Tanzania

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It is a very long way from Killala to Tanzania.

Maree Oranmore mourns tragic loss of talented local sportsman

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The community of Oranmore has been stunned by the death of talented young sportsman Donal (Donie) Greene.

Try regional specialities of Italy at Trattoria

In many seaside towns both here and afar, there always seems to be one main street filled with souvenir shops, a smattering of dull bars, and some terrible tourist-trap restaurants. In Galway we buck this trend and are lucky enough to have Quay Street, the buzzing heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter. It has medieval architecture, and a pedestrian street for browsing the many quirky little shops full of wooden toys, vintage clothes, and pottery, alongside the quality woollens and Celtic jewellery. The atmosphere in the pubs is fun and friendly, with the sound of music from trad to rock spilling onto the street. You are guaranteed entertainment from buskers and performers, a festival or passing parade, and it is the best place in the city on a sunny evening, when the outdoor seating is packed with tourists and locals engaged in 'people watching' and enjoying all the sights and sounds on our streets.

Athlone worker recognised as unsung hero

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Breda McElroy from Athlone, was among 100 workers honoured for their dedication in the 2015 GEM Awards, (Going the Extra Mile), presented late last week by ISS, a major provider of outsourced business services.

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.

Renmore Panto's Cinderella

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THE RENMORE Pantomime is as much a part of Christmas in Galway as mulled wine and mistletoe and this year’s festive offering is Cinderella, which opens at the Town Hall Theatre on Monday December 29.

Westport woman ready for big brown bread bake-off

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Westport woman Margaret Jennings will be measuring, mixing, and kneading up a storm at the National Ploughing Championships next week in her bid to be crowned the best brown bread baker in the country.

O’Donnell is Mayo’s young farmer of the year 

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The Mayo FBD Young Farmer of the Year winner has been announced as Sean O’Donnell from Ballina. He will go on to represent Mayo at the semi-final of the 16th annual FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA. 

 

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