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Tuam and adoption scandals may involve enforced disappearances

On UN International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has called on the State to ensure that family members of children who were forcibly disappeared, either through forced adoption or unidentified burials while in institutional care, are given information about the children’s fate and whereabouts.

Symphonic Waves Youth Orchestra makes its stage debut

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The west of Ireland’s newest youth orchestra, Symphonic Waves, will give its first performance of 2018 this evening in Clonbur, Co Galway.

Targeting the diaspora in Milwaukee for Galway

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The 38th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest – the largest celebration of Irish culture and heritage in the United States – had a large Galway representation in Wisconsin last week.

Athenry meeting hears of 'overwhelming support' for greenway

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It is "delusional" to believe the rail line from Athenry to Sligo will ever return according to Tuam area councillor Peter Roche, who made the statement after a public meeting took place in Athenry on Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a greenway.

Carraroe residents revive their campaign against proposed sewage treatment plant

The local community living near Sruthán Pier in An Cheathrú Rua have revived their campaign to stop a sewage and wastewater treatment plant being located beside the scenic pier.

Upgraded Rinville walkway could become official part of Wild Atlantic Way

An application is to be lodged by Galway County Council to the Department of Rural and Community Development for funding which would allow the substantial upgrading of the Rinville Walkway in Oranmore, preparing the way for it to become part of the Wild Atlantic Way experience.

Councillor welcomes court's decision on waste facility challenge

A Ballinasloe area councillor has welcomed the High Court's decision to grant permission to a group of County Galway residents to challenge the Galway County Council’s decision to issue a waste facility permit at a facility close to their homes.

Proposed boundary changes will lead to ‘confusion’ says Canney

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Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries.The Local Electoral Boundary Committee is recommending a series of changes aimed at making municipal districts smaller to allow councillors to better represent them.

Why Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion still matter

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If you happen to cross Galway’s Wolfe Tone Bridge, spare a thought for the man whose name it carries, especially as this month - yesterday, June 20, to be precise - marks the 255th anniversary of Tone’s birth.

‘Yesterday we were in America’ — Alcock and Brown 100 Festival launched to mark historic feat

The ‘Alcock and Brown 100’ Festival to celebrate the centenary next year of one of the greatest feats of early aviation — the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown in 1919, was launched this week in Dublin.

 

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