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# connemara - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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

'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 110,450 Views 40 Comments

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

# connemara - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 6,749 Views 0 Comments

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

# connemara - Saturday 14 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 7:04 PM 18,892 Views 16 Comments

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

# connemara - Monday 9 December, 2019

The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million
# Aerfort Na Minna
# Aerfort Na Minna

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

Dec 9th 2019, 7:40 PM 55,821 Views 43 Comments

Aerfort Na Minna is 28 kilometres west of Galway City.

# connemara - Sunday 1 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 1st 2019, 3:58 PM 33,691 Views 0 Comments

Investigating gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

# connemara - Monday 1 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 1st 2019, 8:28 PM 42,138 Views 28 Comments

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

# connemara - Friday 1 March, 2019

Juggling Gaelic football and rugby in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht in Galway
# School Sports Day
From The42
# School Sports Day

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

Mar 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 7,688 Views 1 Comment

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

# connemara - Sunday 23 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 4:30 PM 20,010 Views 22 Comments

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

# connemara - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'He's got a bright future... He's from an area that's not known for its rugby'
# Gaeilgeoir
From The42
# Gaeilgeoir

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

Oct 13th 2018, 6:16 PM 28,849 Views 6 Comments

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

# connemara - Friday 21 September, 2018

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

'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 74,521 Views 3 Comments

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

# connemara - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary
# Alcock And Brown 100
# Alcock And Brown 100

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

Jun 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,110 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

# connemara - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

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

Apr 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 13,929 Views 15 Comments

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

# connemara - Sunday 8 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 8th 2018, 6:30 PM 68,544 Views 45 Comments

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

# connemara - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places
# Off The Beaten Track
# Off The Beaten Track

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

Jan 31st 2018, 4:28 PM 26,251 Views 1 Comment

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

# connemara - Saturday 27 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 16,077 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.

# connemara - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 24th 2018, 5:59 AM 18,304 Views 44 Comments

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

# connemara - Friday 19 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 19th 2018, 3:29 PM 37,653 Views 56 Comments

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

# connemara - Friday 12 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 51,874 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.

# connemara - Saturday 25 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 44,924 Views 14 Comments

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

# connemara - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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

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 35,703 Views 15 Comments

Barbara disappeared from her Connemara home in June 1985.

# connemara - Thursday 10 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,228 Views 30 Comments

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

# connemara - Sunday 12 February, 2017

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland
# Indigenous Species
# Indigenous Species

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

Feb 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,229 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.

# connemara - Monday 30 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 30th 2017, 8:27 AM 15,381 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

# connemara - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 27th 2016, 5:18 PM 16,295 Views 3 Comments

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

# connemara - Thursday 12 May, 2016

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay
# Padraicins
From The Daily Edge
# Padraicins

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay

May 12th 2016, 10:39 AM 8,401 Views 5 Comments

Pádracín’s, you ride.

# connemara - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:51 AM 20,182 Views 0 Comments

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

# connemara - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours
# Way Out West
# Way Out West

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

Oct 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 47,009 Views 7 Comments

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

# connemara - Saturday 8 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 8th 2015, 7:15 AM 32,379 Views 8 Comments

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

# connemara - Monday 6 July, 2015

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

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases

Jul 6th 2015, 6:10 AM 34,342 Views 22 Comments

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

# connemara - Monday 11 May, 2015

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

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

May 11th 2015, 3:28 PM 37,232 Views 23 Comments

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

# connemara - Thursday 26 February, 2015

5 properties to view this weekend... outside of Dublin
# Viewing Advised
# Viewing Advised

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

Feb 26th 2015, 5:18 PM 7,946 Views 1 Comment

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

# connemara - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Someone on the RTÉ weather was VERY excited to see Santa
# Heavy Weather
From The Daily Edge
# Heavy Weather

Someone on the RTÉ weather was VERY excited to see Santa

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:41 AM 6,248 Views 3 Comments

We’re guessing.

# connemara - Monday 29 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,075 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.

# connemara - Friday 26 September, 2014

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

Meet the Connemara man building a miniature village in his garden

Sep 26th 2014, 11:11 AM 28,908 Views 31 Comments

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

# connemara - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 24th 2014, 4:24 PM 23,031 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.

# connemara - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 29th 2014, 10:02 AM 8,041 Views 2 Comments

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

# connemara - Thursday 17 July, 2014

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

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told

Jul 17th 2014, 5:54 PM 11,072 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.

# connemara - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Man still being questioned over disappearance of man found in quarry
# Adrian Folan
# Adrian Folan

Man still being questioned over disappearance of man found in quarry

Jul 8th 2014, 10:46 AM 6,950 Views 0 Comments

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

# connemara - Sunday 15 June, 2014

This breathtaking aerial footage will make anyone from Galway homesick
# Gorgeous Galway
From The Daily Edge
# Gorgeous Galway

This breathtaking aerial footage will make anyone from Galway homesick

Jun 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 10,800 Views 3 Comments

*sigh*

# connemara - Saturday 14 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 13,309 Views 88 Comments

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

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