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Galway human rights academic identifies clear violation of basic human rights at Guantánamo Bay

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A leading academic from Barna stated yesterday that the legal processes at Guantánamo Bay are unfair and that human rights are being denied those who are being detained there.

The Bishop’s blanket

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Week IV

Everyday life goes on but now and then nature intrudes

Well, we had such a week of emotion last week - in the Dáil, in the Seanad, in the newspapers, and on radio and TV.

Man charged in Australia over 1997 murder of Mayoman’s daughter

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A man has been charged in Australia with the murder of the daughter of a Westport man, almost two decades after her death.

'Change starts with the people demanding reform'

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One of the biggest TV hits, indeed phenomena, of the past year, was the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, about the trial of Wisconsin man Steven Avery, who had previously been freed from prison after DNA evidence proved he was innocent of a rape and attempted murder conviction for which he had served 18 years.

Michael Mee to headline Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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MICHAEL MEE was, at one time, a lawyer, but hung up his chancery wig and gown for life as stand-up comedian and in demand comedy writer. The law's loss has been comedy's gain.

Big summer coming up at Mary Robinson Centre

Following a busy season of workshops on migration and refugees with Mayo’s secondary schools, The Mary Robinson Centre has announced an exciting programme of events for the summer, with equality, peace, and human rights at the heart of these events.

What is the future for Labour, ahead of #GE16.2?

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So there we have it. A government. And even a programme to go with it. As with any document of this nature (and length) there is much that nobody will oppose - and much couched in anodyne language that will resist analysis, much less critique. There are however, some poison pills unearthed, such as the potential privatisation of healthcare facilities.

Guilty verdicts returned in Patryk Krupa murder trial

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A cage fighter and another man have been found guilty of murdering a 23-year-old by beating him unconscious and leaving him to drown in the River Shannon.

Paddy Cullivan - exploring the dark secrets of 1916

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HOW DID the lawyer who prosecuted the 1916 leaders end up in one of the highest positions in the Free State? Why were 280,000 women denied the vote in the Treaty Election of 1922? And why does Michael Collins' assassination remain shrouded in mystery?

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