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# Oughterard

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Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland
The first in a four-part investigation into the growth of far-right activity online in Ireland explores how an anti-immigration agenda infiltrated local activism.
Galway's Oughterard beat 13-man Magheracloone to seal All-Ireland intermediate honours
Monaghan legend Tommy Freeman scored five points for the losing team.
'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory
Tommy Freeman and Magheracloone are preparing for the last step of their dream journey against Galway side Oughterard.
'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.
Woman (50s) seriously injured after she was struck by a car last night in Galway
She is receiving treatment today at University Hospital Galway.
Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property
Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.
'It is disappointing': Govt reacts to decision to withdraw tender for Oughterard Direct Provision centre
The plan to accommodate asylum seekers at the former hotel sparked protests in recent weeks.
Flanagan said there is 'no threat' to local communities from Direct Provision
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was speaking to RTÉ One’s The Week in Politics this afternoon.
'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation
The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.
Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals
Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.
Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns
Hundreds of people took part in the protest in the Galway town.
Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting
Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.
Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting
Locals expressed their frustration at a meeting in Oughterard yesterday evening.
'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre
Locals are concerned about what it would mean for the town if the building accommodates asylum seekers.
Bouncer found guilty of manslaughter of Galway publican who was beaten and bound in ladies toilet
John Kenny was discovered lying face down in the ladies toilets of his bar.
Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears
John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.
Bouncer charged with manslaughter after Galway publican 'savagely beaten to death'
John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.
16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare
The accident happened on 3 July near the Kildare village.
Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom
A post-mortem is due to be carried out.
Woman in her 70s killed in afternoon house fire in Galway
The fire broke out at around 12.30pm, gardaí have said.
ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.
Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit recently paid its respects at the quiet resting place of the man of the day.
Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul
Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.
Six arrested as cannabis plants seized in Galway
The plants have an estimated street value of €750,000, say Gardaí.
Galway nursing home taken over after failure to address 'risk issues'
Owen Riff nursing home in Oughterard, Galway has been taken over by the HSE after an unannounced inspection by HIQA.
Another arrest in John Kenny murder probe
Meanwhile, the woman arrested earlier this week in connection with the murder has been released without charge.
Two more released over murder of publican John Kenny
The investigation into the Galway publican and teacher’s death continues with a woman arrested last night still in Garda custody.
Four more arrested over murder of Galway teacher and publican
The four men were arrested today in connection with the death of John Kenny, 56, in Oughterard over a week ago.
Man denied bail over murder of Oughterard publican
A 37-year-old father of two, Florin Fitzpatrick, is refused bail at Galway District Court due to the possibility of further charges.
Man for court over murder of Galway teacher John Kenny
Relatives found Mr Kenny’s body in the pub he ran last Sunday, after he was killed in a violent assault.
Funeral of Galway schoolteacher takes place in Oughterard
A man in his thirties remains in Gardai custody in connection with the death of the father-of-four, whose body was found in the family pub.
Man arrested over murder of Galway publican John Kenny
Investigation into the death of the publican and secondary school teacher last weekend continues.
Death of Galway publican caused by assault, says pathologist
A post-mortem on 56-year-old John Kenny shows he died as a result of an assault; Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.
Investigation into death of Co Galway publican
The body of a man was found in the pub he ran in Oughterard yesterday and gardaí say they are treating the death as suspicious.
Man's body found in Co Galway