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Sean Duggan - hurler, swimmer, friend

The first time I heard the name Sean Duggan was when my grandmother would scoff at the crowds walking the Salthill prom on a Sunday afternoon.

Higgins urges motorists to expect deer crossing this autumn

Jim Higgins MEP for the North West has today warned motorists of the increased dangers this time of year with deer crossing roads and motorways. Jim Higgins, a member of the Transport Committee at the European Parliament said: "The deer signs remain in place all year round, so motorists used to travelling the same road in their daily routine might be blinded as to the presence of these warning signs. However in the coming weeks, there is a heightened chance of coming into contact with deer while driving."

SF chooses candidates for two city wards

Sinn Féin will run candidates in all three city wards in the 2014 Local Elections, with Mairéad Farrell and Cathal Ó Conchúir, already selected to stand.

Permission granted for Coláiste na Coiribe

There was great celebration this week with the news that planning permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanála for the new Coláiste na Coiribe all Irish secondary school in Knocknacarra.

Walsh pays tribute to Fine Gael councillor Jarlath McDonagh

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Galway West TD Brian Walsh has paid tribute to Fine Gael Cllr Jarlath McDonagh following his announcement that he will retire from politics at next year’s local elections.

Claremorris native appointed new chief executive of Sightsavers Ireland

Sightsavers Ireland has announced the appointment of Michael Marren from Claremorris as its new chief executive. Michael will replace John Fleming who has taken up a new position with the Rehab Group following 10 years with the organisation. Michael has served as head of operations of Sightsavers Ireland for the past two years and will bring a wealth of commercial and management experience to the role, having previously spent many years in the financial sector. Michael is a passionate advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities and is committed to seeking support for fledgling states to establish and develop their health systems in order to tackle the causes of preventable blindness in the developing world, while continuing the organisation’s strong support for post-conflict countries, particularly in Africa.

GMIT food and beverage lecturer selected as Fáilte Ireland Food Champion

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Jacinta Dalton, a lecturer in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts, has been selected by Fáilte Ireland as one of eight new influential food tourism ambassadors, or Food Champions, under the Food Tourism Network Development Programme.

Ballinasloe meeting to highlight suicide prevention services in the region

In the 28 years that Gerry Roche has been a member of the Garda Siocána he has seen the fallout from many suicides and attempted suicides.

Ballina bus shelter granted long-awaited funding

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the funding approval for a bus shelter at Humbert Street in Ballina.

New CEO of Western Development Commission is Kiltimagh resident

Mayo resident Ray McGreal has taken up his position as chief executive officer of the Western Development Commission (WDC).

 

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