Athenry (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Athenry (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.299999
Longitude: -8.76
population: 2,419
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

When death stalked the land in Den of Infamy

Lifestyle – looks at a new book which details how Loughrea became an epicentre of violence in Land WarAnybody who needs reminding why it is that Irish people are obsessed by owning land and property would be well advised to read Pat Finnegan’s new book, ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Singing when you’re winning – even when it ends in defeat

A Different View with Dave O’ConnellIf you can ignore for a moment that semi-final humiliation at the hands of the rampant Germans, the abiding memory of Brazil’s recent World Cup will undoubtedly be that impassioned singing of their national anthem before ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cataloguing the Irish ‘Big House’

In summer 2012, more 13,000 people attended the viewing in Mount Congreve, Waterford where Mealy’s and Christie’s jointly hosted a sale of the contents of the historic house. Anyone who bought the catalogue, which cost €25, ought to hang on to it. It ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sligo athlete heading to European Transplant & Dialysis Games

Sligo’s Bridie Nicholson will be among 34 members of Transplant Team Ireland who will fly out to Krakow in Poland tomorrow morning to represent the country at the eighth European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships.Bridie will compete in five different ... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Time for farmers to start thinking outside the box

Sheep and cattle farmers are under increasing pressure to boost farm incomes due to the lack of guaranteed prices and reduced EU baseline payments by 2019.BY BERNIE LEAHYThe Teagasc Options Programme is based on helping farm families survive with the ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Teagasc, farmer, farm
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tourists get the warmest welcome beyond the Pale

OUR ancient castles and rolling green hills have won the hearts of tourists who say the beautiful Irish landscape is the country's main attraction. Visitors reckon that the 'land of a thousand welcomes' lives up to its name, with the vast majority of ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

O’Donnellan & Joyce summer auction — the hottest auction in Ireland

Last Friday was the hottest day of the year, and the heat could certainly be felt in the Harbour Hotel, where O’Donnellan & Joyce placed 27 properties up for auction. Twenty three properties sold at the event, and four were withdrawn but are currently ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Little change on lamb quotes but mart trade hits highs of €2.42/kg

Unlike the hurling and football championship matches over the week-end all of the sheep processors are pretty evenly matched. Unlike the hurling and football championship matches over the week-end all of the sheep processors are pretty evenly matched. ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: sheep, Marketplace, farmer
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Galway supermarket chain takes over retail supermarket business

The future of a Co Galway supermarket has been secured with the announcement that a local supermarket chain will take over the business, keeping doors open and saving local jobs.Siopa an Phobail, based in Inverin, which was in receivership, has been acquired ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Fáilte Ireland to invest €1.8 million for Connemara discovery points

Fáilte Ireland is to provide €1.8 million for the development of 19 orientation and discovery points in Connemara as part of the Wild Atlantic Way. However, although many councillors welcomed the investment, others accused the tourism group of neglecting ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]

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...€100 per lamb and the combination of price and weight has to be adequate to deliver this type of return and maintain confidence in the sector. "With up to 50,000 additional new season lambs already moved over recent weeks and higher prices in both Britain and France, there is an opportunity to restore and stabilise returns here" he said. Mr Downey added that factory price cuts of over €1/kg or €20 per lamb in a 2-3 week period cannot be justified

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When death stalked the land in Den of Infamy [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Singing when you’re winning – even when it ends... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Cataloguing the Irish ‘Big House’ [Published Irish Times - Aug 16 2014]
Sligo athlete heading to European Transplant & ... [Published Ocean FM - Aug 15 2014]
Time for farmers to start thinking outside the box [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Tourists get the warmest welcome beyond the Pale [Published Irish Independent - Aug 05 2014]
O’Donnellan & Joyce summer auction — the hottes... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Little change on lamb quotes but mart trade hit... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 30 2014]
Fáilte Ireland to invest €1.8 million for Conne... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Galway supermarket chain takes over retail supe... [Published Galway Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
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