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Galway imam condemns ‘evil actions’ of Brussels bombing

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A Galway based imam has called on imams across Ireland to unite in condemning the terrorist attacks in Brussels where bomb blasts at an airport and subway station have left more than 30 dead.

A week when so many never came home

Lives and families take a long while to construct. They are the product of memory, of experience, of thousands of repetitive episodes of the mundane. Of night time tuck-ins, or morning wake-up calls. Of late night pick-ups, Of meals prepared. And shared. And moments of greatness and of nothingness. Of hugs and tantrums. Families in whatever shape they take are honed over a lifetime of experiences, not all memorable, but all bricks in the wall that construct the web of togetherness.

Galway Erasmus student caught up in Brussels Airport bombing

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A Galway student was caught up in the horror that ensued when two bombs detonated in Brussels on Tuesday. Following on from the atrocity in Paris last November when 130 people were killed, 31 innocent citizens lost their lives after attacks at Brussels International Airport and a city metro station on Tuesday morning. The death toll continues to rise as 200 people were injured, many critically.

The stranger standing at Maam Cross Station

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There was a humorous mix-up when Pádraig Pearse first visited Ros Muc in 1903. He was 24 years of age, and already imbued by a passion, and a vision for the Ireland of the new century. *

A Sinn Féin government will deliver for farmers and fishermen — Conway-Walsh

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Sinn Fein has launched its new policy document A New Deal for the West which outlines a new vision for the west of Ireland. Chairperson of the Stand up for the West campaign is Mayo General Election candidate Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh who believes this deal will deliver for farmers and fishermen in the west of Ireland who for too long have not been adequately represented.

Decision on Galway river works due in February - Harkin

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has welcomed the news that the decision of An Bord Pleanala on the planning application for works on the Dunkillen and Aggard rivers is likely to be made at its board meeting on February 29 next.

Much is lost twixt the shovel and the Charvet

Aren’t we a great little country after all for our exorbitant wages in the most extraordinary of places.

Challenge to gender quotas - the saga continues

The biggest political bombshell of the last few days has been the legal challenge which is now being mounted to the legislation on gender quotas.

Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

Kyne makes call to transform cardiac services

A local TD is calling for a unified approach to heart failure to be adopted throughout the country, which takes on board best practice and best models.

 

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