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The ghosts of 1916 get up and walk

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THERE HAS been much quiet paranoia among the political and arts establishments on the subject of how to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. The difficulty is the Rising was a revolutionary event to which most of our political class, and your average arts sector salary drawer, are spiritually opposed.

Teachers have vital role in young people's lives

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Plans being put in motion for Easter Rising centenary

A community engagement workshop to discuss plans for the Easter Rising centenary celebrations will take place at the Galway City Museum this Thursday evening (June 4). A steering committee has been appointed by Galway City Council to oversee the celebrations in the city next year. This committee will engage with local communities and arts organisations to devise a programme to commemorate the Rising.

Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole

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WB YEATS The Wild Swans at Coole, published in 1917 and again, in an expanded edition in 1919, is one of his finest collections, containing such enduring works as the title poem, 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', 'The Phases of the Moon', and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'.

Time for revenge - Connacht return to Kingsholm with huge prize at stake 

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After a season of learning curves, Connacht now face a critical test in Sunday's Champions Cup first leg qualifier with Gloucester in Kingsholm.

New-look Knock Basilica unveiled over Easter

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Parishioners and visitors to Knock over the Easter holiday were treated to a first look at the Shrine’s massively revamped Basilica, which closed last October for a major renovation project.

Commuter woes set to worsen

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The gridlock experienced by Galway motorists and commuters on a daily basis has been further exacerbated this week due to the well-publicised road closure at the Lough Atalia Bridge.

Gardaí seek information on Easter break-ins

 

Weather plays its part as Galway Food Festival gets bigger and better

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More than chocolate was on offer for the estimated 78,000 visitors who satisfied their culinary appetite at the fourth Galway Food Festival over the Easter weekend.

Bohermore native ordained deacon in Rome

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A 25-year-old Galwegian, Daniel Gallagher from Bohermore, has been ordained a deacon in Rome over Easter.

 

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