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On December 7 1922, Pádraic Ó Máille TD and his friend Sean Hales TD of Cork, walked out of a hotel on Ormonde Quay, by Dublin’s river Liffy. They just had lunch, and were on their way back to the Dáil in Leinster House, a short drive away. Ó Máille, Galway city and Connemara’s first TD, had been appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle (deputy speaker ).
Yes, yes, I know that the snow which we had spoken about last week in this column did not come, but even if we did not have the snow we had the cold and bitter wind which blew constantly during the Easter weekend.
Galway United make the long trek to Ballybofey tomorrow for a critical SSE Airtricity League first division encounter away to Finn Harps (8pm).
The 2018 Galway Food Festival returns this weekend to celebrate the people, produce, and passion that have firmly established Galway as the food capital of the west. Now in its seventh year, the west’s premiere food festival will take place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend from March 29 to April 2, with five days of mouthwatering markets, delicious demonstrations, tasty talks, and a feast of family fun.
The seventh Galway Food Festival has announced a programme of events which will showcase the emerging food-growing culture of Galway’s Westside area.
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Swinford St Patrick's Day parade
With the 2018 drama festival circuit about to begin in three weeks’ time, the Athlone Committee of the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival are busy making plans for the finals, which take place at the Dean Crowe Theatre next May.
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.