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Odyssey sets record recovering €26 million in silver from Gairsoppa shipwreck

Deep-sea exploration and salvage experts Odyssey Marine Exploration has set a new world record after recovering silver bullion worth up to €26 million from the wreck of the SS Gairsoppa, a 412-foot steel-hulled British cargo ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat during World War II and sunk off the Galway coast in February 1941.

Bluebird Care Galway wins the Bluebird Care office of the year award

Bluebird Care, a premier provider of home care services for young, old and disabled people, has named Bluebird Care (Galway) as the winner of the Bluebird Care Irish Franchise of the Year award 2010.

Stroke awareness campaign aims to reduce deaths from Ireland’s third biggest killer

A local support group is heading up an awareness campaign in Galway aimed at reducing death and disability from stroke, Ireland’s third biggest killer disease.

Naughten presses Taoiseach on head shop legislation

Local TD Denis Naughten has once again raised the lack of action taken by the Government to ban the sale of dangerous chemicals in head shops.

Mandelson, yesterday’s man

With the recent failure of the WTO talks, farmers in Carlow and Kilkenny, and indeed across the country, can now say cheerio to Peter Mandelson, who seems certain to be replaced as EU Commissioner after the European elections next year.

VAT reduction required to save Kilkenny jobs

Labour Party candidate for Kilkenny City Sean Butler has called on the government to do yet another u-turn on their recent budget and follow many other EU member states in reducing VAT rates to help get the economy through the current economic crisis.

Here we go again

Oh dear, we got caught out there a little bit, didn’t we! In a typical case of ‘admit to all your mistakes while everyone has their backs turned’, a little gem has been brushed under the carpet.

Here we go again

Oh dear, we got caught out there a little bit, didn’t we! In a typical case of ‘admit to all your mistakes while everyone has their backs turned’, a little gem has been brushed under the carpet.

 

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