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Galway writer pens debut children’s book

Galway-based author John Hearne’s first children’s book ‘The Very Dangerous Sisters of Indigo McCloud’ has just landed in bookshops. Published by Little Island in Dublin, it’s a laugh-out-loud adventure story for 9 to 12 year olds.

A Galway story that intrigued James Joyce

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New plans projected over a 20 year period will see the inner lands of Galway harbour developed into an attractive commercial and residential area, while reclaimed land from the sea will push out harbour facilities into deep water to accommodate shipping connections to European ports and elsewhere. It is a long over due and worthwhile plan, but it pales almost into insignificance compared to the vaulting ambitions the Galway merchants schemed in the mid 19th century.

Author to donate all proceeds from his book to the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival

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Clogher resident Tony Lynott is generously donating all of the proceeds from the sale of his book to the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival.

Galway family’s new camping cookbook gains international recognition

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Camping Soul Food, the bumper 64 meal cookbook (with a difference) written and tested out in 2020 by the Buggans family has been nominated in three categories at the Gourmand Awards.

Westmeath residential property prices increase during second quarter of year

Property prices in Westmeath have risen by €2,525 during the quarter, according to the latest Property Report.

Midnight Macabre - weird and scary stories from Rab Fulton

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MIDNIGHT MACABRE, an online reading of horror stories by the Galway based, Scottish writer Rab Fulton, takes place this week.

Tuam man’s murder led to eight further deaths and miscarriage of justice, new TG4 drama-doc reveals

A plan to kill a Tuam man in 1883 led directly to a total of nine deaths including six hangings, one of which is now believed to have been a miscarriage of justice, according to The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell, a new book by Connemara-based author, Seán Ó Cuirreáin, which is to be the basis of a forthcoming TG4 drama-documentary.

Local writer takes his place among the nation's greats

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GALWAY WRITER Jim Ward will feature alongside Kevin Barry, Lisa McInerney, and Roddy Doyle in a new anthology, The 32 – Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices.

Westport Tourism Organisation publishes fifth book in series of visitor survey reports

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Westport Tourism Organisation (WTO) has announced the publication of its latest book report: Westport – Where Visitors Feel at Home – documenting the findings of a survey of attitudes/opinions of visitors (domestic and international) to Westport and tourism operators/accommodation providers in the host community, conducted by WTO during 2019.

Galway property prices mirror national trend by rising by an average €5,000, report shows

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Property prices in Galway have mirrored the national trend and risen by €5,000 during the quarter, according to the latest Property Report.


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