Search Results for 'Eamonn Casey'

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The Bishop’s blanket

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Fr Pat Connaughton, Bishop Casey’s secretary for a while, recalled a time when he and the bishop were going to a meeting in the archbishop’s house in Thurles. “Our car broke down. No matter. We were near Thurles. We left it on the side of the road, and walked the rest of the way, the bishop’s arms swinging by his side. We were passed by Bishop Kevin McNamara, in many ways the very antithesis of Casey. McNamara looked out the window, and remarked to his driver: ‘There goes Eamonn in drama again.’

The day Bishop Casey challenged America’s power

‘It was a scandal the way people waited in vain to see President Reagan and all they saw was a hand at the window,” lamented the late Cllr John F King at the first city council meeting following the visit of President and Mrs Reagan to Galway on June 2 1984.

Events that must have haunted Bishop Casey

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Galway watched its new bishop with some amazement

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On Sunday September 19 1976 the former bishop of Kerry, Eamonn Casey, succeeded to the See of Galway. He had been appointed some months beforehand, but was delayed by his long goodbye tour of Kerry. The people of Kerry were heartbroken to lose him.

Journey’s end for so many fine people

Well! Where do I begin? So much has happened since we last spoke together. In our conversation last week, we talked about Sr Christopher Mary Callan from the Bower Convent in Athlone, Eamonn Casey and others.

Sad that Bishop Casey had to die before Church honoured him publicly

Dear Editor,

Everyday life goes on but now and then nature intrudes

Well, we had such a week of emotion last week - in the Dáil, in the Seanad, in the newspapers, and on radio and TV.

Archbishop Eamon Martin pays tribute to Bishop Eamonn Casey

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Following the death this afternoon of Bishop Eamonn Casey, Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Archbishop Eamon Martin issued the following statement:

Statement by the family of the late Bishop Eamonn Casey RIP

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Four novels set in Galway available on e-book for first time

FOUR novels, including a collection of short stories, all set in Galway during the 1980s and 1990s are this week available as an eBook for the first time.

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