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Boost for city GAA club as Sports Direct announces new store in former Debenhams building

Retail giant Sports Direct is to open its first store in Galway next month when it moves into the former Debenhams department store at Eyre Street.

Mícheál Walsh, The Old Malt

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On September 22, 1920, 12 Black and Tans burst into the Old Malt Pub on High Street, breaking down the door and rushing upstairs to where Mícheál Walsh’s wife and children were sleeping. They demanded to know Mícheál’s whereabouts and then they searched the building, firing shots, exploding grenades, terrifying the children, and causing extensive damage to the property. They also broke open the safe and stole its contents, as well as taking money from the till in the bar. Clothing, alcohol, and tobacco were also stolen during the raid. The taps were opened on the barrels and then doors, cabinets, and furniture was smashed. The damage was estimated at £1,000.

Athlone Chamber of Commerce make new President appointment

A new President has been announced at the Athlone Chamber of Commerce following the appointment of local businessman, Alan Shaw, to the prominent position.

A man and a Movement Perfectly Matched

Donald Trump is the worst president the United States has ever had - a lying, bigoted bully, a racist, a serial abuser of women, a many times failed businessman, a vulgarian who has diminished the international stature of the United States, a man with no sense of shame for the crude and offensive things he has said and done.

It is time the west had better health care

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Galway politicians have it easy. I have been told that when each and everyone of them kneels down beside their bed at night to say their prayers, they thank God that Galway has two major hospitals. For all their faults, Galway University Hospitals, comprising University Hospital Galway (UHG), and Merlin Park (MPUH), provide a comprehensive range of services, from serious injury to cancer care, serving a catchment area in the region of one million people along the west from Donegal to Tipperary North.

New businesses welcome addition to a growing town

Local businessman and Councillor, Aengus O'Rourke, has welcomed the influx of new businesses opening in Athlone in recent times, noting the town's positive growth as an attraction for prospective proprietors.

The Weir ushers in new autumn season at Athlone Little Theatre

An atmospheric drama as the nights draw in is the opening play for Athlone Little Theatre’s 2019-20 season. Conor McPherson’s 'The Weir' will open for business tonight, Thursday, September 12, and will run for eight performances until Thursday September, 19.

‘Follow your passion’ — could a sign be any more obvious?

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Every College of Naturopathic Medicine student or graduate has a personal story of why he/she decided on this career path. Mine was presented to me in a day of ‘signs’.

Proposed Mayo Power sale welcomed by Mulherin

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News that the liquidator to Mayo Renewable Power, which planned to build a €200 biomass plant in Killala, is finalising a deal to sell the company's assets to its original backers, has been welcomed by Senator Michelle Mulherin.

Cathal Hughes named Mayo Association Dublin's Person of the Year

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Westport businessman Cathal Hughes has been named the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year for 2019 by Mayo Association Dublin.

 

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