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The one thing which has been clear from the outset of the life of the new Galway City Council has been that it will be different from the last couple of chambers.
The first charter granted to Castlebar by King James I 400 years ago has been translated in full into English for the first time. The task of translating the 1613 grant of incorporation was undertaken as part of a body of research by Noel Campbell for his forthcoming book on local government in Castlebar 1613-2014.
The sixth class pupils from Gortskehy NS had a once in a lifetime trip over Easter when they visited France as part of their EU Comenius programme. The children visited the Eiffel Tower and magnificent Palace of Versailles. They were welcomed by the Irish ambassador to France Mr Paul Kavanagh and his wife Rosaleen before being given a tour of the Irish embassy by Ms Megan Laffan, Cultural Attache. They also walked the famous Champs Elysees and saw Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe and the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, before leaving for Strasbourg by TGV.
On August 1 1485, Pyerse Lynch was elected the first mayor of Galway city and his election allowed for the foundation of the Galway Corporation, now the Galway City Council.