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Mary Robinson to speak at NUI Galway on ‘The Necessity of Advocacy

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.

Little miracles in Rwanda

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In August 1994, as soon as it was considered safe, Dr Dom Colbert, and a medical team of four sister-nurses, Brenda, Fionnuala, Dorothea and Eileen, drove across the Ugandian border into Rwanda. They had no mandate from anyone or any organisation to be there.They were motivated by a deep sense of shame and anger that such an appalling holocaust could have happened.* They had their medical skills, a little money, and an old clapped out pick-up truck.

Brexit continues to prove a topical issue as new Garda Commissioner takes on key role

Hello to all the Advertiser readers.

Acting Garda Commissioner views station refurbishment progress

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The welcome refurbishment and enhancement of Athlone Garda Station continues apace with the aspiration that ongoing works at the building based on the town’s west side will be completed within the two year timeframe initially noted for the redevelopment project.

Galway must boycott firms that work with Israel says Cameron

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Following the killing of more than 60 Palestinians, and 2,700 more wounded, during the 'March of Return' protests in Gaza, along the Israeli border, a Galway councillor has called on the Galway City Council to re-commit to and endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Suckler farmers need help now, says Farrell

 

A cold but peaceful start to the new year

I see President Donald Trump and his regular adversary, the Head of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, are at it again.

Commission on Future of Policing holds public meeting in Athlone

Athlone’s Civic Offices hosted an open evening with the Commission on the Future of Policing last Thursday, kicking off a programme of nationwide events designed to allow members of the public, local community groups and other interested stakeholders to have their opinions heard.

Leo delivers first speech and our rugby stars soar

Well, so much happened in the last week, and most of it during the weekend.

Water, water.... anywhere?

Well, thank God, we are still basking in the kind July weather. Weather like this makes such a difference, in the most ordinary way, to everyday life, so let us hope for a continuation of same.

 

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