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Mike Geraghty to run in Galway City Central

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Mike Geraghty has become the third Independent candidate to stand for election in the highly competitive Galway City Central ward in May’s Local Elections.

Probation Act for footballer who attacked taxi passenger

A Newcastle man who assaulted a passenger in a taxi they were sharing, in an unprovoked attack, handed over the last of the compensation owed and received the benefit of the Probation Act.

Funeral of Mullingar assault victim to take place today

The funeral is to take place today in Carrick-on-Shannon of the 20-year-old student who died following a violent assault in Mullingar two days before Christmas.

Funeral tomorrow of NUI Galway student who died after Mullingar assault

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A night out celebrating turned into a nightmare when a NUI Galway student died as a result of a horrific assault days earlier in Mullingar, Westmeath.

Marathon man local elected head of CIMA West

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Brian Duffy FCMA of Maree Road, Oranmore has been elected chairman of the West of Ireland branch of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Mayo man out-run by garda

Taunting gardai to chase you if they can is a rather stupid idea especially if one of them is a keen sportsman, as a red-faced and slow footed Mayo man found out.

Peter Greene’s pub

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Towards the end of the 19th century Colman Greene came from Carna to Galway to work, mostly as a fisherman. He married Julia McGrath from Newcastle and they opened a pub near the Spanish Arch. They also sold tea and sugar and candles, etc, often as provisions to boatmen going out to fish. They had trawlers and fishing boats of their own at the Claddagh, and were fish merchants also.

Taking advantage of Olympics and Volvo race among priorities for new Chamber president in west

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Taking advantage of the spin-off from the London Olympic Games of 2012 and next year’s Volvo Ocean Race should be uppermost in the minds of Galway businesses, according to the newly-elected president of Galway Chamber.

Feeney selected to run for Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil has confirmed the selection of Mickey Feeney on the party ticket to contest the Mayo County Council election in June.

New principal appointed for the ‘Bish’

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A new principal has been appointed at one of the city’s best known second level schools.

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