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Galway Advertiser
Galway Atlantaquaria is currently caring for an extremely rare Slipper Lobster found off Aran recently. This is the first recorded landing of this species this far into the Atlantic north — The last time this species was discovered so far from its ...
Judgment orders sought by Cerberus subsidiary Promontoria
Irish Times
Irish Times
Judgment orders are being sought against John Hughes, the former head of AIB business banking in Eyre Square, Galway, and Tom Browne, a former senior Anglo Irish Bank executive. The orders are being sought by Promontoria (Aran) Ltd, the subsidiary of ...
Galway's Lydia Gurley wins Bronze medal in Scratch race at Track Cycling World Cup
Lydia Gurley from Galway claimed a sensational bronze medal win in the Women's Scratch Race in the third round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in the Alcides Nieto Patino Velodrome in Cali, Colombia, on Sunday. In an aggressive race the Irishwoman ...
Galway In Days Gone By
Connacht Tribune Group
Connacht Tribune Group
The Naomh Eanna ferry, which served the Aran Islands for decades, is pictured at Galway Port in 1980, with the huge container crane in the background which was never used as Galway Port failed to develop container traffic and became it something of ...
Ireland's newest brewery Lough Gill reveal four core beers set to hit Irish market as Ward family continue to do ...
The Irish Sun
The Irish Sun
Lough Gill, Ireland's newest brewery (or at least, it was when last I checked – these days it can be daunting to keep up) has been rolling out its first cans with a decent dose of tongue-in-cheek. Two of its beers, Thieving Bastards, a 5% pale ale, and ...
My Round – Whiskey distilleries in season as Guinness unveils plans to make their own whiskey in Dublin
The Irish Sun
The Irish Sun
Before its closure in 1926, the original distillery, located just a stone's throw away from the planned site, was one of the most productive in Ireland, if not the world. It is now a part of the Digital Hub and remains home to St Patrick's Tower, the ...
My Ireland: 'Getting the ride in Copper Face Jacks and women sailing to Holyhead'
Irish Times
Irish Times
Spanning Zig & Zag and Savita, Reeling In The Years and the Magdalene laundries, this new poem by Dublin poet and playwright Stephen James Smith was commissioned as a “celebratory narrative” of Ireland for the 2017 St Patrick's Festival. The poem is ...
Galway's Gurley Wins Bronze in Scratch Race at Track Cycling World Cup in Cali, Colombia
Galway Bay FM
Galway Bay FM
Cycling Ireland's medal tally has doubled following Lydia Gurley's sensational bronze medal win in the Women's Scratch Race in the third round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in the Alcides Nieto Patino Velodrome in Cali, Colombia in the early hours ...
Rare Slipper Lobster Found Off Aran Islands
According to the Marine Institute, this is the first recorded landing of the warm ocean species at this latitude in the North Atlantic, after previous reports Kerry and Cork in the last decade. The latest find was landed by skipper John Connolly of the ...
Input sought for new Connemara & Aran tourism plan
Connacht Tribune Group
Connacht Tribune Group
Failte Ireland is seeking the input of local communities across Connemara to develop a new visitor experience development plan for the area. The initiative aims to ensure continued growth in visitor numbers by extending the tourism season and spreading ...
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