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'This album comes from a journey of sorts, actual and figurative'

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A RUMINATION on nature, quietness, solitude, mental health, and a joy in the organic process of creation, are the things which define Us and Then, the new album from Galway singer-songwriter Yawning Chasm.

News in Brief from around Mayo

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News in Breif from around the county

Galway Triathlon Club hosts aquathon festival

Galway Triathlon Club’s Aquathon Festival makes a welcome return to the racing scene on Saturday.

A Swedish view of Ireland 1893

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Near by the ruins of Menlo Castle, built by the Blake family in 1569, is the village of Menlo, a small attractive cluster of houses, that appear to have grown near each other by accident, as it zigzags down to the river bank. There is no village centre as such, but its very irregularity has made it a desirable place to live. Today it is a prosperous suburb of Galway city.

Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

Search continues for man who went missing in the river

A wide ranging search for a man who went missing in the River Corrib was due to resume in the city this morning. The search, which is now entering its third day, follows reports of a man in the river on Monday morning.

Crossmolina Flood relief timeline

Crossmolina finally has a timeline in relation to long awaited delivery of a long-term flood relief solution on the River Deel. The local flood group recently met with representatives from the Office of Public Works and Mayo County Council where they were informed that a decision on the flood prevention option should be made by the end of August.

Market Street, 1880, a bird’s eye view

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This photograph is part of the Clonbrock Collection in the National Library, and was taken from the tower of St Nicholas’ Church in 1880, looking over Market Street. This panoramic view extends as far as the river. The chimney you see on the horizon was that of Persse’s Distillery. In the distance (you probably will not be able to see it in this reproduction) is the Clifden railway embankment running along the river bank. The building that is now the County Club is near the top left of the picture, the tower of the Mercy Convent near the top right.

Get ready for the Athlone River Festival & Food Village 2016

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The annual River Festival & Food Village returns this year with a great programme of events from Friday to Sunday, September 9 to 11.

Guilty verdicts returned in Patryk Krupa murder trial

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A cage fighter and another man have been found guilty of murdering a 23-year-old by beating him unconscious and leaving him to drown in the River Shannon.

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