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By: Tuam Herald  05/12/2011

GOOD TO BE HOME: Mike and Terri Flynn enjoy time at home in Glencorrib with their sons Daniel, 2, Stephen, 9, and seven-year-old Matthew, who received a National Courage Award following his treatment for a rare brain condition.

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By TONY GALVIN AN emergency winter plan designed to keep the county’s main routes open in the event of a repeat of last year’s big freeze, has been unveiled by Galway Co Council. The council has prioritised 660km of roads which they feel are vital to keep open to allow emergency services, work crews and [..]

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By DAVID BURKE SERIOUS HARM was done in the past to children by a few priests of the Archdiocese of Tuam, but for the past 16 years the archdiocese has implemented strict and effective child protection policies. This is the finding of a report published today (Wednesday) by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in [..]

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FESTIVE fun will jingle all the way to Tuam this weekend as the business community invites everyone to enjoy free events and celebrate the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights. A major drive is under way to encourage families to shop local and keep the Christmas spend in town. *****You need to be logged in [..]

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By JACQUELINE HOGGE A GLENCORRIB family are preparing for the holiday of a lifetime this month after their seven-year-old son received a National Children of Courage Award at the weekend. Matthew Flynn has recently returned to his friends in first class at Kilroe National School after five months of rehabilitation following surgery for a rare [..]

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By TONY GALVIN COMMUNITY groups, voluntary agencies and service providers working with the elderly throughout the region are bracing themselves for the impact the Budget may have on the levels of assistance they can offer. There are growing concerns that Fás will suffer a major hit and the knock-on effect of this will be felt [..]

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By SIOBHÁN HOLLIMAN A CASE where a young child was refused treatment by the out-of-hours GP service Westdoc is to be investigated by the HSE. The child became ill while she was visiting the North Galway region recently. She was travelling with her mother, who is a native of the area. When contact was made [..]

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By SIOBHÁN HOLLIMAN THE expansion of continental flights from Knock Airport has the potential to quadruple the number of people coming to the West of Ireland. On Monday, CEO of Ryanair Michael O’Leary announced that the airline would fly from Knock to Milan, Frankfurt, Barcelona and Paris from next March. Chairman of Knock Airport Liam [..]

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THE head of Ryanair says Galway Airport should close as it has no commercially viable future. CEO of the low-cost airline Michael O’Leary criticised the subsidies given to the airport and said there are simply too many airports in the West of Ireland. He said it will even be a struggle to keep Knock, Shannon [..]

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05/12/2011

Lifestyle | The Tuam Herald

AIDS West will present a special candlelit concert this evening, Wednesday, December 1 in the magical surroundings of St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway to mark World Aids Day. INTRIGUING songsmith and gifted melody-maker Keith Mullins has headed back to the UK as support to The Saw Doctors on their latest tour.


05/12/2011

Sport | The Tuam Herald

By BILLY COSS Corofin - 4-17 Claregalway - 0-3 WHILE all eyes may be fixed on their Senior’s trip to Kiltoom and a Connacht Club final meeting with St. Brigid’s next Sunday, Corofin’s U21s produced a devastating display in Tuam Stadium on Saturday afternoon to win the North Board A Football title against a vastly outclassed Claregalway.


05/12/2011

Opinion | The Tuam Herald

ON?PAGES 2 and 3 of the programme for the Druid Theatre production of Big Maggie is an article by Catriona Crowe which pulls the rug from under the image of the old Ireland of cosy homesteads and warm firesides and instead sketches a scene of frequent bullying and dispossession.


05/12/2011

Farming | The Tuam Herald

PAYMENTS under the Suckler Welfare Scheme for calves born in 2011 will be made soon, promises the Minister for Agriculture who is urging applicants to complete the registration of the scheme measures for all of their weaned calves with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation. A REMINDER that Co. Galway I.F.A. Executive are holding a special function in aid of Cancer Care West to coincide with the local launch of Prostate Cancer Awareness for men.