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Mayo businesses call for reinstatement of rail freight link

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Mayo Chambers, a business group representing more than 4,000 Mayo businesses, has called for the rail line between Claremorris and Athenry to be reinstated for freight services to connect the county directly with Waterford, Cork, and Foynes ports.

Coláiste Éinde, founded 1928

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Coláiste Éinde was one of the institutions founded by the State shortly after attaining freedom. It initially suffered from ‘growing pains’. It started on October 23 1928 in Furbo House, and later moved to Dublin before eventually finding its home in Threadneedle Road. The building was constructed by Stewarts to house St Louis nuns attending UCG and also for a girls’ organisation.

Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt

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IRISH AUTHOR Joseph O’Neill, who has previously been long listed for the Booker, will take part in a public interview for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

Dozens of violent assaults on nurses forced work refusal at city psychiatric unit

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An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.

New venture to offer daily crossings from Galway Port to the Burren

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A Kinvara-based entrepreneur has fulfilled his lifelong dream to offer an exciting new way to travel between Galway city and the Burren,

Tommy Tiernan - back on the islands

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TOMMY TIERNAN is bringing his show Out Of The Whirlwind of a tour of the islands along the west coast this July, and Galway’s islands are included.

An all-Americana affair at this month’s Acoustic Yard

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Americana and modern folk singer/songwriter Kelley McRae and her partner Matt Castelein are to perform at the next Acoustic Yard session, in the Yard Bar at Matt Molloy’s, Westport, on Tuesday (April 14).

Naughton welcomes massive investment in festivals and events along Wild Atlantic Way

After €564,000 was this week approved by Fáilte Ireland for regional festivals and events, Senator Hildegarde Naughton, Galway – South Mayo constituency has said that she is pleased that a considerable portion of the investment in tourism has been allocated to counties along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Letter from Ted Hughes to his brother Gerald, April 1966

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This place is a mild paradise for me at present. We moved yesterday, from our sumptuous home, to a much older, wilder place - £2 a week, a house annexed to a big farm (big for this region) at the top of Cleggan bay - right on the west coast.

Galway group takes the hassle out of organising exploration holidays

Do you dream of driving Route 66? Would you love to explore the Wild Atlantic Way? Or the Cotswolds? Don’t know where to start? A Galway company has solved an age-old problem for people organising walking, cycling or driving holidays.

 

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