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Passing of colourful councillor marks the end of an era

When I first started covering local council meetings here in Galway city and county, there were a lot of serious players on board. Heavy hitters who as soon as a meeting was over, would head to Dublin to make or take decisions in a higher forum. They looked and sounded serious. They were like Abbey repertoire actors let loose on touring the carnival tents and halls of rural Ireland. They knew how to play to the gallery and how to ensure their survival in an animalistic political arena. It was in the chambers of the councils that they fine-tuned their roar for the national stage.

The Mindful Commute

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Did you know that there are almost 45,000 people working & commuting daily in Galway? And well over half of us go to work in single-occupancy cars. I’m sure you’ve felt that pain on the morning and evening commute…

Quality duplex apartment in an ideal location

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DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard is offering a wonderful opportunity to acquire an outstanding three bedroom duplex apartment in the lovely suburban estate of Ros Geal, located just a short distance from both Galway city centre and Salthill.

Nolan demands Galway councils start planning social housing schemes

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Galway can benefit from Government commitments to spend €2.2 billion on social housing between now and 2020, but only if the local authorities have designs and plans in place, according to Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan.

Vodafone Comedy Carnival line–up to be announced next week

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It was a festival but this year it is becoming a carnival, and one of America’s finest comedians, Rich Hall - reputed to be the inspiration for The Simpson’s Moe Szyslak - will help launch it.

Vodafone Comedy Carnival line–up to be announced next week

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It was a festival but this year it is becoming a carnival, and one of America’s finest comedians, Rich Hall - reputed to be the inspiration for The Simpson’s Moe Szyslak - will help launch it.

Olwen Fouéré wins award at Edinburgh fringe

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A THEATRE show produced by, and which premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival, has been impressing audiences at Edinburgh, where it also scooped an award.

Ó Cuív accuses Environment Minister of council housing ‘anti-rural bias’

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A Galway TD has accused the Environment minister, Phil Hogan, and his department of displaying an “anti-rural bias” by refusing to provide sufficient council housing in rural areas, therefore forcing people to leave the area.

Volunteers needed Tidy Towns clean up

Volunteers are needed this Saturday for painting, graffiti removal, litter collection, and weeding in the Old Crane area, Sea Road, Dominick Street, and Munster Avenue.

Belvedere House family carnival

This summer enjoy all the fun of the fair at a new event at Belvedere House, Gardens and Park, The Belvedere Family Carnival.

 

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