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Schoolbags back in fashion as the closure of rural post offices gives cause for political thought

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Rapid transport for Pope Francis during his visit

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A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland.

Corless rejects invitation to Pope's civic reception

Historian Catherine Corless has declined an invitation to a civic reception for Pope Francis at Dublin Castle this Saturday.

Salthill - ‘One of the nicest localities in the Kingdom.’

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Salthill was a quiet fishing village, existing independently from Galway town, until the Victorian obsession for health and fresh air eventually came to the west of Ireland. Invigorating salt-sea baths, salt-water showers, and, as I mentioned in former weeks, confined bathing opportunities for women; but where men could hire togs for some manly swimming and diving. By 1828 it was noted that there were 40 to 50 neat lodges along its sea shore, where there were only two or three a few years before.

Yes victory marks ‘a change for a better future’ says Galway Together For Yes

The Irish people’s decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution has been described by Galway Together for Yes as “incredibly welcome”, and the group has thanked “all our campaigners, supporters, and volunteers for their amazing work over the past few months”.

Hodson Bay Group welcomes Hyatt to Ireland

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A unique gathering took place last week at Hodson Bay Hotel on the shores of Lough Ree.

Yes victory marks 'a change for a better future' says Galway Together For Yes

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The Irish people's decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution has been described by Galway Together for Yes as "incredibly welcome", and the group has thanked "all our campaigners, supporters, and volunteers for their amazing work over the past few months".

James Connolly and why he still matters in 2018

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“Socialism will confiscate the property of the capitalist and in return will secure the individual against poverty and oppression; it, in return for so confiscating, will assure to all men and women a free, happy, and unanxious human life. And that is more than capitalism can assure anyone today.”

Stories, suffrage and strong women — NUI Galway event tonight

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BY CAROLINE FORDE (POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, CENTRE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S STUDIES) AND ELAINE MEARS (DIRECTOR, STORIES OF UNA)

How could ‘hysterical’ women be allowed to vote?

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Home Rule, the campaign for self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom, was the dominant political movement of Irish nationalism from 1870 to the end of World War I. It dominated all local and national papers in Ireland. Men fiercely argued its pros and cons while Ulster protested that if Home Rule was introduced it ‘would fight, and Ulster would be right.’

 

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