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'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast
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'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 3:18 PM 110,716 Views 40 Comments

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for all of Connacht as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí
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Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,079 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.

How much did the State spend on an airport in Connemara? It's the week in numbers
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How much did the State spend on an airport in Connemara? It's the week in numbers

Dec 14th 2019, 7:04 PM 18,939 Views 16 Comments

Plus: The number of food businesses ordered to close last month.

The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million
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The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million

Dec 9th 2019, 7:40 PM 55,982 Views 43 Comments

Aerfort Na Minna is 28 kilometres west of Galway City.

Man (70s) arrested as man (60s) dies following alleged assault at house in Co Galway
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Man (70s) arrested as man (60s) dies following alleged assault at house in Co Galway

Dec 1st 2019, 3:58 PM 33,726 Views 0 Comments

Investigating gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

'A little unusual but nothing sinister': 40 foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Co Galway
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'A little unusual but nothing sinister': 40 foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Co Galway

Apr 1st 2019, 8:28 PM 42,215 Views 29 Comments

Three sperm whales washed up this year, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said.

Juggling Gaelic football and rugby in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht in Galway
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# School Sports Day

Juggling Gaelic football and rugby in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht in Galway

Mar 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 7,718 Views 1 Comment

The An Cheathrú Rua school are in All-Ireland semi-final action this weekend.

Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department
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# Connemara

Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department

Dec 23rd 2018, 4:30 PM 20,041 Views 22 Comments

The IWT says the public has been left with a smaller and biologically poorer National Park.

'He's got a bright future... He's from an area that's not known for its rugby'
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'He's got a bright future... He's from an area that's not known for its rugby'

Oct 13th 2018, 6:16 PM 28,914 Views 6 Comments

Connemara man Colm de Buitléar was one of three players to make their Connacht debuts against Bordeaux.

'A beautiful son' - tributes paid to man and woman who lost their lives in separate accidents during Storm Ali
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'A beautiful son' - tributes paid to man and woman who lost their lives in separate accidents during Storm Ali

Sep 21st 2018, 8:50 AM 74,556 Views 3 Comments

Swiss tourist Elvira Ferraii and Northern Irish man Matt Campbell both lost their lives in tragic circumstances during the storm.

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary
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Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary

Jun 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,135 Views 23 Comments

In June 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown made history being the first people to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight

Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine
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# Red Army

Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine

Apr 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 13,946 Views 15 Comments

The southern province will have the greater support for tomorrow’s semi-final against Racing 92.

'I couldn’t escape': Trad musician Noel Hill speaks of violent assault that changed his life
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'I couldn’t escape': Trad musician Noel Hill speaks of violent assault that changed his life

Apr 8th 2018, 6:30 PM 69,107 Views 46 Comments

Hill was attacked by a local builder in the toilets of a pub in 2008.

'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places
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'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places

Jan 31st 2018, 4:28 PM 26,313 Views 1 Comment

From the food truck up the side of a fjord, to the kitchens of an old Georgian house.

A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road
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A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road

Jan 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 16,096 Views 16 Comments

Flooding in the past week has made the road’s conditions significantly worse, and locals are calling for lights to be installed.

Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years
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Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years

Jan 24th 2018, 5:59 AM 18,313 Views 39 Comments

Irish Water said local sources in the south Connemara area are not capable of supplying the volumes of water required.

A fossilised starfish found in the Connemara mountains is an incredible 435 million years old
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# Way Back West

A fossilised starfish found in the Connemara mountains is an incredible 435 million years old

Jan 19th 2018, 3:29 PM 37,677 Views 56 Comments

It’s been named after the Irish geologist who found it.

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay
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# Carraroe

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

Jan 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 51,972 Views 61 Comments

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands
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Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands

Nov 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 44,988 Views 14 Comments

Walter Pfeiffer’s friend and publisher Vincent Murphy told us about the great photographer himself.

Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her
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Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her

Oct 17th 2017, 10:15 PM 35,913 Views 15 Comments

Barbara disappeared from her Connemara home in June 1985.

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche
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# Irish/english

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,345 Views 29 Comments

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland
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New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

Feb 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,377 Views 14 Comments

The bird used to be widespread in Ireland but is now only found along the north coast of Donegal and in the west of Mayo and Connemara.

Man in his 40s dies after being struck by machinery on barge in Galway
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Man in his 40s dies after being struck by machinery on barge in Galway

Jan 30th 2017, 8:27 AM 15,398 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station
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'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station

Dec 27th 2016, 5:18 PM 16,405 Views 3 Comments

“Someone from the crew knew someone involved in nearly all of the incidents – that’s the toughest part of the job.”

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay
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# Padraicins

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay

May 12th 2016, 10:39 AM 8,451 Views 5 Comments

Pádracín’s, you ride.

Gardaí searching for woman missing since 1985 begin dig close to her home
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Gardaí searching for woman missing since 1985 begin dig close to her home

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:51 AM 20,208 Views 0 Comments

Excavation equipment has been brought to land close to the home of Barbara Walsh, who went missing in June 1985.

Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours
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Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours

Oct 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 47,082 Views 7 Comments

We take a look at the one-of-a-kind Dillisk Project in Galway.

Gardaí find new leads in Galway woman's mysterious 1985 disappearance
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Gardaí find new leads in Galway woman's mysterious 1985 disappearance

Aug 8th 2015, 7:15 AM 32,494 Views 8 Comments

33-year-old Barbara Walsh was reported missing from her home in Carna in June 1985.

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases
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# Danger

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases

Jul 6th 2015, 6:10 AM 34,385 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí say all incidents are being investigated and a number of people have been questioned.

Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university
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# Notre Dame

Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university

May 11th 2015, 3:28 PM 37,454 Views 23 Comments

A new spiritual centre will be housed at the iconic location.

5 properties to view this weekend... outside of Dublin
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5 properties to view this weekend... outside of Dublin

Feb 26th 2015, 5:18 PM 7,988 Views 1 Comment

Here are the 5 best properties you can view outside of Dublin this weekend.

Someone on the RTÉ weather was VERY excited to see Santa
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# Heavy Weather

Someone on the RTÉ weather was VERY excited to see Santa

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:41 AM 6,252 Views 3 Comments

We’re guessing.

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies
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'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,331 Views 4 Comments

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

Meet the Connemara man building a miniature village in his garden
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# King Of His Castle

Meet the Connemara man building a miniature village in his garden

Sep 26th 2014, 11:11 AM 29,035 Views 31 Comments

Tom Wallace has built a mini castle, church and cottage.

Gardaí identify body of German man eight years after discovery in Galway woods
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Gardaí identify body of German man eight years after discovery in Galway woods

Sep 24th 2014, 4:24 PM 23,156 Views 18 Comments

After a facial reconstruction image was released to the media in Germany, the man’s brother came forward and DNA profiles confirmed his identity this month.

Ed Sheeran popped over to his Irish cousin's wedding in Spiddal
# Give Me Love
# Give Me Love

Ed Sheeran popped over to his Irish cousin's wedding in Spiddal

Jul 29th 2014, 10:02 AM 8,142 Views 2 Comments

Musician Laura Sheeran’s three-day ‘wedding festival’ took place over the weekend.

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told
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Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told

Jul 17th 2014, 5:54 PM 11,086 Views 0 Comments

A HIQA inspection carried out at the home in May of this year found the authority hadn’t been informed adequately of elder abuse allegations.

Man still being questioned over disappearance of man found in quarry
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Man still being questioned over disappearance of man found in quarry

Jul 8th 2014, 10:46 AM 6,958 Views 0 Comments

The quarry is located near the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare.

This breathtaking aerial footage will make anyone from Galway homesick
# Gorgeous Galway
# Gorgeous Galway

This breathtaking aerial footage will make anyone from Galway homesick

Jun 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 10,808 Views 3 Comments

*sigh*

VIDEO: These American and Canadian people might have better Irish than you*
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VIDEO: These American and Canadian people might have better Irish than you*

Jun 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 13,318 Views 88 Comments

*Not all of you, obviously. Some of you are great.

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