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On Friday evening towards the end of the Easter Rising, there was one further horrific incident that convined Padraic Pearse that surrender, and quickly, was the only course open to the rebels.
The sixth annual Galway Food Festival, which took place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, welcomed a record-breaking 80,000 visitors to Galway, with thousands attending the many in-house tasting events, food tours, food talks, the open air market at Fishmarket Square, Halla Bia at the former Connacht Tribune Print Works, and Breaking Bread on Easter Monday.
The famous Connemara marathon races return this weekend to the west of Ireland.
On Wednesday 29th March 2017 Scoil Bhride, Shantalla won the prestigious RTE Factual Award at the Fresh Film Festival in Limerick.
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.
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.
One of the many unintended consequences of Brexit is the possible break-up of the United Kingdom, which has resulted in serious debate in this country on the likelihood of a united Ireland - previously a taboo subject.
Galway Food Festival’s four-day extravaganza of events during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend will culminate with the spectacular outdoor community feast, Breaking Bread on Easter Monday, 17 April from 2pm to 5pm at Fishmarket Square, Spanish Arch, Galway.
The 2017 Galway Food Festival (to run April 13-17 April during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend) was launched on Monday in Caprice at Church Lane, Galway and it features a mouthwatering programme of events.
The nationalist Irish Volunteers were established in November 1913 as a response to the formation of the unionist Ulster Volunteers in 1912. Members of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers selected areas around the country which they would visit with the aim of setting up Volunteer companies. Committee member Colonel Maurice Moore of Moorehall in Carnacon outside Castlebar chose to return to his home county to organise and mentor the men of Mayo. Moore had military experience since the 1870s with the Connaught Rangers and was well respected by both traditions.