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Joe Howley, patriot

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Michael Joseph Howley was born in Oranmore in 1895. His father died when Joe was just two years old. His mother was a sister of Peter Rabbitt, the proprietor of Rabbitt’s provision shop, licensed premises, and lodgings in Forster Street. She later married William Keane, the owner of Keane’s Bar in Oranmore. Joe, as he was popularly known, attended the local primary school and later went to the Bish in Galway. He obviously worked at farming as his mother once wrote, “He made a good lot with trading with cattle and sheep”.

Galway - a city in transition?

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So here it is, the news that Galway city and county are lodged “within a province that from a spatial planning point of view, is full of low density housing, is totally reliant on private transport (the car) and which is in need of transforming to using rail and public transport” to become a “high density city and to support cycling and walking?”

Castlebar renters, homeowners and landlords invited to have their say on Ireland’s rental sector

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Clúid Housing, Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Body (AHB), has launched a large-scale survey on the Irish rental sector with submissions invited from renters, homeowners and landlords.

Athlone senior footballer portrays disenchanted tone in open letter

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Disenchanted by what unfolded before his eyes on Saturday evening as Dublin romped to their tenth successive Leinster senior football final victory, Athlone and former Westmeath footballer, John Connellan, penned an open letter on his social media channels, detailing his vast concerns for the future of gaelic football within the province.

Local Derries junction infrastructure upgrade works formally commence

There was a welcome development with regard to local infrastructural improvement this week as the Derries Junction upgrade works formally commenced, Town Mayor, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke, confirmed.

Technological University submission a significant education milestone

A transformational development for education within the Midlands region, plans for the opening of a new technological university on the Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) campus in September 2021 have progressed following confirmation that the AIT-LIT consortium has formally submitted its application to Government.

O’Donnellan & Joyce digital catalogue continues to grow for final auction of the year

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O’Donnellan & Joyce's final digital auction for the year takes place on Friday December 11, commencing at 12 noon.

Galway Chamber — flying the flag for the west

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In its 230th year, Galway Chamber has seen its fair share of emergencies, wars, recessions, all challenging them in their different ways. But perhaps nothing has impacted as much as the current pandemic. But in adversity, there is opportunity, and the Chamber has stepped into the role of minder, mentor, and protector of all the businesses not just in the city, but in the region.

Take a stroll down John’s Lane

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This week we introduce you to one of the best whiskeys to come out of this little island of ours, the amazing Powers John’s Lane Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey.

Remote Working Hubs can transform Galway economy, says ACCA

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As businesses in Galway face an extremely challenging Christmas, the Government’s commitment to publish a new remote-working strategy and introduce 350 remote working hubs can be transformative for the county’s economy, however a regionalised approach should now be prioritised, according to ACCA Ireland.


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