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Talking of Success – Local Boy in Finals of European Boxing Championships This Evening

You will be able to watch the European U22 Boxing Finals here on this page from 7pm this evening with both Adam Hession and Dean Clancy both in action. Adam Hession’s European U22 Bantamweight Final with Artur Bazeyan of Armenia … Continue reading

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Success – Learn what it is and how to achieve it?

This Success Manual course is a self-paced, online course designed to help you to: Decide what you consider success in life to be for yourself. Develop a model to understand the elements of success. Help you decide on and clarify … Continue reading

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Boil Water Notice Issued for Ardnamara, Salthill.

Update: 24/06/21 Irish Water and Galway City Council wishes to notify all customers on the Galway City (Ard na Mara-Salthill ) Public Water Scheme that following consultation with the Health Service Executive, that the drinking water boil notice imposed on … Continue reading

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If I knew then what I know now

When you look back on your life so far, Are there times you wish that you knew then what you know now. I must admit that for me there are. But dwelling on these I won’t allow. Because what’s past … Continue reading

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On the Beach

As I stand here on the beach, a flock of seagulls just out of reach, the scene appears to be in black and white, because of the extreme brightness of the light. I love to walk along this way, around … Continue reading

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Anti-Social Car Meet Disrupts Salthill

A “Salthill Sundays” Facebook page led event saw hundreds of modified cars descend on Salthill village and the Blackbox theatre yesterday. The disgraceful behaviour of the participants caused major traffic delays and upset in the locality. The anti-social behaviour included … Continue reading

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An Post Community Focus Supports

In a previous post reminding you that postage rates are increasing in a weeks time (May 27th), I mentioned An Post’s community focus supports such as calling in on vulnerable citizens, free postage to and from care homes, and free … Continue reading

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Government waives Ticket Prices on OPW Sites for rest of 2021

The Office of Public Works manages many of our best know heritage sites on behave of the nation. Sites like Newgrange, Brú Na Bóinne Visitor Centre, Dublin Castle and Kilkenny Castle, are among our top attractions. An annual family pass … Continue reading

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An Post to increase price of stamps this month

From May 27th: The price of the standard national letter stamp will increase up to the EU average price of €1.10c (currently €1.00).  The standard international letter stamp will increase to €2.00 (currently €1.70). Bulk mail rates will increase by … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax on non-auto fuels kicks in May 1st

A carbon tax is a tax levied on the carbon content of goods and services, predominantly in the transport and energy sectors. Carbon taxes are intended to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions by increasing prices, thereby decreasing demand for such goods and services. Its effectiveness … Continue reading

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