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Connacht men at the coalface on great day for Irish rugby

CONNACHT men played prominent roles on an historic day for Irish rugby last Saturday. Ireland coach Nigel Carolan masterminded a victory over New Zealand in the U20 World Championship in Manchester on Saturday. Two Connacht...

Calls for deep water investment to attract cruise ships

Tourists from across the world could be flocking into Connemara – if a proposal to carry out multi-million euro works at Rossaveal Harbour is adopted. But funding, to the tune of around €80 million, would...

Delegation to meet Council on road safety concerns

A deputation will travel to County Hall next week to deliver a presentation on serious safety issues at Bawnmore Cross in Claregalway. It follows pleas from concerned local residents for the County Council to immediately...

Organised beggars operating a ‘little industry’, judge says

Eleven men and one woman – all with Dublin addresses – were brought before Galway District Court this week charged with obstructing the passage of pedestrians or vehicles while begging at various locations around...

Church reveals its original soul in renovation

Stripping back an old building can be a recipe for disaster – often throwing up costly surprises and delaying progress with any development. The community in Newbridge have had an altogether different experience though, as...


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