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Commission on Defence Forces is key for Galway

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The Commission on the Defence Forces is a once in a generation opportunity for Galway. It’s recommendations on issues such as pay, conditions and structure, offer Galway a unique opportunity to benefit, given we have the sole location in Connacht with permanent personnel in Renmore barracks.

Widow Wilkins and the delicate matter of her ‘breach of promise’

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The case of Blake v Wilkins in 1817 was so eagerly anticipated that every lodging house in Galway, ‘even the humblest in the town was' was filled to overflowing.

Athlone Hospice to host coffee morning as President afford full support to our Defence Forces

I’m sure so many of you looked at the Dublin versus Kerry replay on Saturday evening. I was hugely disappointed, as were so many other people. But well done to Dublin; you have to acknowledge that they were good.

Galway and the Great War 1914-1918

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On August 4 1914, Lt Col Henry Jourdain, Commander of the Connaught Rangers in Renmore Barracks, Galway, received mobilisation orders which changed the lives of thousands of families throughout the city and county. Urgent appeals for recruits were sent out. Hundreds of young men began arriving from all over Connacht. Temporary military camps were set up outside the barracks to cater for the recruits.

Athlone Senator raises her Defence Forces concerns at Government level

Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.

TG4 documentary films Irish Coast Guard honouring Eachléim volunteers for support during search

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At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.

'A bakery is a real inter-generational hub that connects people in a unique way'

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Generations of Galwegians will know the deep pleasure of stepping through the doorway of Griffins Bakery and inhaling the delicious aromas of its freshly baked breads, cakes, and pastries. That tantalising joy of heady fragrances is further fulfilled when one then gets to taste the wares. Yum, yum, and thrice yum!

History is not kind to Liam Mellows

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What To Wear To The Races - Monsoon

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Off to the races? Embrace the glamour of the grandstand with the best race day looks from Monsoon, featuring beautiful occasion dresses and ever-stylish separates.

Marine Institute’s robot continuing to play key role in search for Rescue 116 crew

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The Galway-based Marine Institute’s ROV Holland 1 remotely operated vehicle is continuing to assist in the search and recovery operation for Coast Guard rescue helicopter R116, off the coast of North Mayo.

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