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The north Galway village of Williamstown is approximately 50 minutes from Galway city and is also close to where the three counties of Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon meet, which makes it very centrally located in the west of Ireland and convenient to all vital services and amenities in the area.
The Williamstown water treatment plant has been decommissioned following a €10 million investment by Irish Water, which has seen the extension of the Lough Mask water supply from Ballyhaunis in Co Mayo to Williamstown in Co Galway and Ballinlough in Co Roscommon.
Roscommon TD Denis Naughten has called on Irish Water to relocate a temporary mobile water treatment plant which is currently located in Roscommon town to Williamstown to address the ongoing problem with water quality in the area.
The third annual John Gaffney Memorial Tournament hosted by the Williamstown club on Sunday last attracted a record entry of 50 boys and girls from clubs around the province. In the spirit of the late John Gaffney the event was confined to beginners and improvers of 14 years or younger. Following the opening two rounds the four semi-finalists were Daniel Lydon (Moycullen) and Patrick Murphy (Belcarra), Michael McAndrew (Moycullen) and Conor Dohohue (Belcarra), Martin Mulhern (Charlestown) and Brendan Foody (Castleconnor), and Conor O’Toole (Charlestown) and Jason Earlis (Castleconnor). Lydon and Murphy beat McAndrew and Donohue in the first semi-final while O’Toole and Earlis won the second. The final was a slightly one-sided affair with victory on the day going to O’Toole and Earlis on a 15-3, 15-6 scoreline. In a thrilling plate final played at Ballymoe, Martin Byrne (Kiltimagh) and Conor May (Charlestown) defeated Stephen Madden (Ballaghaderreen) and Tony Fox (Collooney) 13 aces to 11.
Egg Shells and Broken Dreams, the new novel by Galway born author John Rodgers, chronicles the lives of people in rural Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s.