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Farmers must be aware of what their insurance covers – Fitzmaurice

Farmers must be aware of what cover their insurance policy provides, independent TD for the Roscommon-Galway constituency Michael Fitzmaurice has warned.

'If one policeman is shot here up goes the town'

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By early 1921 Britain’s war in Ireland was not just a moral issue, but a financial one. The sheer expense of solving 'The Irish Question', considering financial reparation for the loss of civilian life and destruction of private property, along with the price tag of the Crown Forces’ operations in Ireland, was staggering.

The saga of the great ship continues

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During the last week of October 1860 members of the crew of the Connaught began to return to Galway. On October 28 the first to arrive came by train ‘where a large number of people on that afternoon were at the station to welcome them back.’

Mount Temple Holy Trinity Graveyard Group launch heritage initiative

‘Creating the Voices of Generations Gone’, is a three year project initiative devised by the Mount Temple Holy Trinity Graveyard Group.

Mount Temple community group launch promotional heritage video

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The Mount Temple Holy Trinity Graveyard Group launched its third heritage video in recent times to coincide with National Heritage Week 2020 and to date it has received over 2.3k views on numerous social platforms.

Motorists urged to have 'tolerance' with farming vehicles this Spring

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With the fine weather we are experiencing at the moment, farmers are busy spreading slurry and Mayo County Council Road Safety Officer, Noel Gibbons, has appealed to road users to exercise "tolerance" if they are caught behind farm machinery in the coming weeks and to "give farmers a break".

Bonamh Market comes back to Castlebar

Mayo Heritage Week agus Gnó Mhaigh Eo, will be bringing back, for one day only, the traditional bonamh and farmers’ market that took place for years on Rush Street, on Saturday next, August 26.

Grassroots football — Ingenious Kilkerrin United fundraise with the 30 bullocks

With Abramovich funding Chelsea, Fenway Sports funding Liverpool and Sheikh Mansour backing Manchester City, it is not a question for those clubs of how can they raise money to fund and build their clubs, but how can they spend the hundreds of millions of pounds available to make their clubs even richer and more successful.

Model trains, airplanes and tractors at Galway Christmas Model and Diorama Show at Menlo Park Hotel tomorrow

The Menlo Park Hotel Galway tomorrow welcomes back The Galway Christmas Model & Diorama Show which will be held in the hotel on tomorrow Friday Dec 30. The event has grown in size from last year and will show more exhibitors and model trade stalls than last year. Over 500 adults and children attended the show last year and the same, if not more, is expected again this year.

Galway’s streets ‘are full of Confederates’

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Despite the challenges, dangers, bankruptcies, and in some cases, exploitation, by the mid 19th century Galway had a small but profitable fleet of sailing ships. In previous weeks I have outlined some of the achievements and failures of the Galway Line, which between 1858 and 1864 completed a total of 55 trouble free return voyages to New York and Boston. One of its ships, the Circassian, which I discussed last week, sailed from Galway on September 21 1859 to New York with 342 passengers of whom 108 were first class. One hundred and seventy persons who applied for passage were turned away as the ship was full.

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