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Approaching Christmas in Anxious Times

They started putting up the Christmas lights today, although through November we are just halfway. We look forward with a mixture of hope and fear. Not yet sure what will pass for Christmas this year. Can loved ones travel home? … Continue reading

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Going to Level 5?

As the summer amusements are taken down, an unusual stillness pervades the town. The winter months secure their hold, as temperatures change from mild to cold. As we survey the situation we find ourselves in, the immediate future looks quite … Continue reading

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Budget adds another 50 cent to price of packet on Cigarettes

If you are a smoker, you are undoubtedly aware of the harmful impact smoking has on your health. The warnings on cigarette packages may be white noise to you, but you know they’re there, and you’re probably well aware that … Continue reading

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Salthill Post Office has moved

From Monday, September 14th, 2020, Salthill Post Office has moved to O’Connor’s Centra shop. You have to go in through the shop towards the back to reach the post office. The old location is now available to rent.

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Why I am wearing a Mask

Why I am wearing a mask – I am educated enough to know that I could be asymptomatic and still give you the virus. No, I don’t “live in fear” of the virus; I just want to be part of … Continue reading

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Planning Permission granted for Telecommunications Tower at Arus Bóthar na Trá

Galway City Council has granted planning permission for the erection of a communications tower behind the Salthill-Knocnacarra clubhouse on Dr. Mannix Road. Three conditions were attached.  

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Smile

Smile When your finding life full of trouble and toil, that is the perfect time to crack a smile. Whether you come first or last in the race, don’t forget to wear a happy face. At times when life denies … Continue reading

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What a Pity

The missing Horse-chestnut Tree In front of a house, close by the sea, there stood a beautiful horse-chestnut tree. How long it stood exactly, I do not know. But it must have been a hundred years or so. For the … Continue reading

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City Hall is closed to the public – procedure to make submission on planning application

Note that City Hall is closed to the public due to covid-19 restrictions.  You can only be seen by appointment. If you wish to make an appointment ring 091-636400. There is only space for a limited number of appointments. If … Continue reading

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Procedures for returning to Mass in Salthill

Initially very few will be able to attend in person as the restrictions are gradually eased. In the meantime Mass on the webcam will continue daily at 10am. Find it at http://www.salthillparish.ie/our-parish/webcam/

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