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Could AAA’s Tommy Holohan upset the odds in Galway City West?

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With three weeks to go to polling, there is much to play for across each of the three Galway city electoral wards. Poster campaigns are now in full flow and candidates are falling over each other for the affections of voters on the doorsteps.

Local teacher takes part in music and drama workshop

Mary Whelan Fox from Athlone recently took part in the Leinster School of Music and Drama’s free music and drama workshops at Griffith College, Dublin.

Rice College secure green pennant

Having secured their place in the All Ireland Senior Colleges final at Balmoral Golf Club; Rice College under the stewardship of local teacher Joe Cuddy, clinched the first national golfing pennant for Westport in more than 30 years. Jack Healy, Matthew Golden, Sam Gillivan, Joe Hastings, and Jack O'Donnell overcame tournament favourites Ulster with some determined play in the morning semi-finals and went on to defeat De La Salle, Waterford, in the final. With every player contributing a crucial point over the two matches the result could not have been any sweeter. All five team members play golf locally at Westport Golf Club and shortly after news came through from Belfast, Westport junior convenor Joe Carty congratulated all those involved in this tremendous victory for Rice College.

‘Give students their chance’ - local teacher

Westmeath ASTI representative Peter Keaney, who teaches at Wilson’s Hospital School, Co Westmeath, is urging local TDs to protect education in Budget 2012 by voting against any plans to increase the pupil-teacher ratio or reduce resources to schools.

Defensive failings continue to prove costly for United despite improvements

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Galway United head for Dalymount Park tomorrow evening charged with the task of bringing an end to the club's longest sequence of defeats.

Local teacher scoops science award

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A local Galway teacher has become the first in Ireland to be awarded the prestigious Teacher of Primary Science Award 2010 for her dedication and passion for educating her students.There is a chant which regularly brings Jane McLoughlin's senior infants class at Scoil Chaitriona, in Renmore, to life.

Cleere thinking

Can you imagine coming to Ireland on holiday and being told there was no Guinness or Irish Stew to be had?

 

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