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For many 17-year-olds around the country the summer before heading into the final year of school is spent chilling with friends and relaxing before the landslide of work that accompanies the Leaving Cert. However, that has not been the case for Galway minor hurling captain, Sean Neary, as he looks to emulate his predecessor's exploits, Darren Morrissey, in lifting the Irish Press Cup in Croke Park this Sunday.
Galway based members of the Social Democrats have been elected to leading positions within the party, following the party’s national conference in Dún Laoghaire last weekend.
Galway based members of the Social Democrats have been elected to leading positions within the party, following the party's national conference in Dún Laoghaire last weekend.
As part of Heritage Week, the Terryland Forest Park Alliance is joining once again with the HSE and the Galway City Partnership in calling on the people of Galway city to take part in a ‘Reclaim the City’s Green Spaces’ walk to increase public awareness of the wonderful rich mix of natural landscapes and largely unknown rural lanes or boreens that exist so close to the city centre. The guided walk will begin at 9.30am on Sunday August 27 at ‘The Plots’ sports’ pitches on the Dyke Road.
The discovery of the remains of almost 800 children on the site of the former Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, over a five decade period must herald the beginning of an “honest appraisal” of what went on at all the other homes throughout the country, a local TD insisted this week.
County Galway saw the greatest level of activity in the 1916 Rising outside Dublin, and the Galwegians who stood up for Ireland’s independence will be honoured with a memorial stone to be unveiled this week.
This parade started from the Square in the following order: Eyre Square North – Industrial School Band; Galway Urban District Council; Galway Board of Guardians; Students of UCG; AOH. Eyre Square East – The Monastery School Fife and Drum Band; UIL; Town Tenant’s League; Galway Woollen Manufacturing Co; and the Irish National Foresters.
A homemaker PRSI credit for stay at home women and farming women, similar to a PAYE allowance, must be introduced by the next Government to end the hidden discrimination against women when it comes to qualification for the regular old age pension.