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It seems that Galway is going to lose out on a major new tourist attraction that would potentially be worth millions to the local economy. Campaigners fighting to restore the Naomh Eanna, which plied the route between the city and the Aran Islands, are beginning to admit defeat that the famous ship will ever return to the west.
The Creggan Court Hotel, located at the Kilmartin Centre, Athlone, has been purchased by a private investor for an estimated sum of over €1 million.
Galway City Council has agreed to give what councillor Frank Fahy described as “a measly €200,000” towards turning a hotel in Doughiska into a community centre.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are aflame this week. Trees of fiery orange and red entwined in a mix of russet and chocolate brown. The year is changing colours as the fall envelops the north east of America. “America is about to change colours politically as well,” says Theodore (Ted) S Sares, who now lives in the ‘Granite State’. He is a business consultant and also describes himself as a private investor. He would admit in a colourful burst of laughter that he is a millionaire, but he was a bigger millionaire before the financial crisis struck. Ted Sares could strike once too — and he could put together a one/two combination in the ring. He was a useful amateur light heavyweight with 130 contests under his belt. And he once closed the Digital Corporation business in Galway.