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Galway to hold solidarity vigil for Palestine

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More than 50 people, eight of them children, were killed by the Israeli military, during Palestinian protests on Monday along the Gaza border, the same day as the US controversially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem.

A feast of football for fans over Easter

It was nice to sit back and relax on Easter weekend to watch the league finals played out on Saturday and Sunday without having to deal with the pressures and roller coaster emotions of the previous week.

A feast of family fun at the Galway Food Festival

The Galway Food Festival, which takes place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend from March 29 to April 2, will feature an exciting selection of children’s events as part of this year’s line-up.

Galway Food Festival 2018 to take place over Easter bank holiday weekend

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Now in its seventh year, the 2018 Galway Food Festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, from March 29 to April 2. The west's premier food festival celebrates the city and county’s culinary landscape, showcasing the people, produce, and passion that have firmly established Galway as the food capital of the west.

Prayer vigil for an end to violence against women

An organisation within the Church of Ireland is organising a prayer vigil on Saturday in support of an international campaign which is calling for an end to violence against women.

A young life remembered at memorial Mass for David Gavin

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The Church of the Holy Rosary in Castlebar was packed to capacity on Wednesday for a special Mass of remembrance for David Gavin, the 26-year-old Breaffy footballer who lost his life in a swimming accident in Canada on June 30. The memorial Mass saw prayers offered for David's family and friends and for finding his body so he can be laid to rest at home.

Mass of Thanksgiving for Abbey restoration works

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated at the Abbey Church in St Francis Street on Sunday at 11am following the completion of the re-wiring, re-painting and restoration works carried out at the church during the past 18 months.

The Corpus Christi procession

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“Upwards of seven thousand people took part in the annual Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Galway on Sunday, when one of the greatest demonstrations of faith in recent years was seen. Practically all of that part of the city’s population which did not take part, thronged the footpaths, and when the procession arrived at Eyre Square at six o’clock, upwards of ten thousand people knelt on the green sward in front of the specially constructed high altar for the final Benediction, which was imparted by his Lordship, Most Rev Dr Browne.

Athlone Castle’s family fun day this Easter Monday

Athlone Castle will host a free family day on Easter Monday, April 17, from 12.30pm to 4pm to celebrate Cruinniú na Cásca - a new national day of culture and creativity.

Step it out for MS on Easter Monday

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Hundreds of people are set to walk, jog or run a 6.5 kilometre route on Salthill Promenade on Easter Monday to raise money for people with multiple sclerosis.

 

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