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The search for Eoin Madigan is ongoing. He was last seen in Galway City on January 5.

Body of Ennis man found

Friends and family of missing Ennis man Eoin Madigan, whose body was recovered from a Galway canal on Friday morning, have expressed their thanks to all who had engaged in searches for him over the past few weeks. Eoin, from St Michael’s Villas, Ennis, had been living in Galway for the last number of years. He was last seen leaving Kelly’s pub in the city on January 5. There was an appeal last week for people to take part in searches in Galway on Saturday and Sunday however his body was found on Friday morning and removed to University College Galway Hospital for a post mortem examination. Eoin’s funeral mass was held on Monday morning at 10am with burial afterwards in Drumcliffe Cemetery. Eoin is deeply regretted by his mother Alice, brothers Patrick and Anthony, sister Nollaig, relatives and friends.

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Garda alert: Ennis man missing

Gardaí in Galway city are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 29-year-old Ennis man, Eoin Madigan, missing since January 5. Eoin was last seen at approximately 10.10pm on Monday, January 5 on Mainguard Street in Galway city. He is described as 5ft 8” in height, of medium build with short black hair. When last seen he was wearing a grey/blue zip hoodie and blue jeans. Eoin’s family and gardaí are concerned for him and anyone with information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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Clare stonemason awarded prestigious British craft fellowship

By Nicola Corless A CLARE stonemason has been awarded a prestigious British craft fellowship. Eoin Madigan was named as one of three Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) William Morris Craft Fellows. Three to four fellowships are offered by the society each year, depending on funding and are aimed at talented, young craftspeople involved in repairing historic buildings. Eoin is a sixth-generation stonemason and has previously worked on repairs at O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher. The fellowship involves a six-month conservation tour of the UK involving site, workshop and studio visits, allowing the young craftspeople to work alongside master craftsmen on heritage projects. It recently started at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey.  According to the Ennistymon man, the fellowship is both an honour and an opportunity. “I am hoping to learn from some of the best craftsmen. I am passionate about the conservation of our buildings at home and I have seen so much needless destruction …

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