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Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara
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Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Apr 21st 2014, 6:30 PM 34,142 Views 26 Comments

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting
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Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting

Apr 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,718 Views 30 Comments

Sinn Féin TDs want to know the governments plans for the future of seaweed harvesting on the Western seaboard.

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record
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Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,335 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love
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Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love

Mar 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 37,942 Views 32 Comments

Are we getting soft or is this just lovely?

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die
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17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die

Mar 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 99,831 Views 89 Comments

These shops are just as special as the books they sell.

The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you
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The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:15 PM 64,998 Views 53 Comments

Don’t read this in front of your mammy.

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?
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How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Jan 25th 2014, 10:05 AM 16,829 Views 19 Comments

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston
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Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Jan 6th 2014, 10:05 PM 16,366 Views 20 Comments

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway
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Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway

Sep 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 28,601 Views 35 Comments

He hasn’t even changed his clothes.

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK
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One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK

Aug 31st 2013, 10:15 AM 11,732 Views 3 Comments

Igam Ogam is due to start broadcasting its second series on Channel 5 in the UK this September.

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach
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# Cow Dipping

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach

Jul 21st 2013, 7:20 PM 17,875 Views 13 Comments

Last week wasn’t just a once-off then…

40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon
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40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon

Apr 24th 2013, 12:39 PM 9,522 Views 4 Comments

The Connemara based animation studio has seen an increase in demand for shows from broadcasters all over the world.

9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing
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9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing

Jan 13th 2013, 9:15 AM 50,712 Views 106 Comments

From beer glasses in Dublin to pieces of history in Connemara, there are sticky fingers all over the country.

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012
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Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,650 Views 16 Comments

Abbeyleix, Woodenbridge and Ballina also so significant increases in online searches by Irish people.

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk
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Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk

Nov 13th 2012, 1:45 PM 7,272 Views 25 Comments

Residents on the Aran Islands are concerned that the government subsidy for air services to and from the three islands could be cut in the forthcoming budget.

RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs
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RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs

Sep 21st 2012, 5:03 PM 5,053 Views 2 Comments

The partnerships will save the broadcaster over €1 million, it says.

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'
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# Dathannach

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'

Jun 26th 2012, 1:39 PM 13,329 Views 13 Comments

We can remember the Super Valu, but we don’t remember our summers in Connemara being quite so dathannach…

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report
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Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report

Jan 25th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,813 Views 2 Comments

Captain Derek Furniss and Cadet David Jevens were killed in the October 2009 crash.

Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí
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Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí

Oct 12th 2011, 4:03 PM 726 Views 4 Comments

A body of a man in his 50s was discovered in a ditch in Galway yesterday but Gardaí are not treating his death as suspicious.

Body found in ditch in Co Galway
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Body found in ditch in Co Galway

Oct 11th 2011, 11:39 AM 499 Views 0 Comments

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated
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Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Apr 1st 2011, 10:46 AM 728 Views 0 Comments

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.

Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination
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Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination

Mar 29th 2011, 11:51 AM 971 Views 0 Comments

Galway County Council is warning Carraroe residents not to consume tap water after a home heating oil spillage contaminated the supply.