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A Scottish adventure - written by a Galwaywoman - to be shown at The Eye

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OPENING THIS weekend at the Eye Cinema is Edie, scripted by Galway writer Elizabeth O'Halloran and starring Sheila Hancock. Set in Scotland, it features Hancock in the performance of her career, as Edie, a cantankerous mountain climber.

A ‘strange, wonderful bond’ between Ireland and Hungary

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It is perhaps an indication of how Ireland was cut off from the rest of the world that no one here knew about the painting of the Virgin and Child, and its miraculous ’tears of blood’, that Bishop Walter Lynch brought with him to Gyor* in Hungary, in the middle of the 17th century.

Former barrister to make history as first priest to be ordained in Oranmore

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A former barrister will be ordained to the priesthood in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore on Sunday at 3pm.

Galway Quakers to host alternative interfaith service for Good Friday

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Galway Christians and Muslims will gather for an alternative interfaith service this Good Friday - April 14 - which will also involve discussion on the life and death of Jesus, and the differing interpretations both faiths have of him.

Home at last — Bishop Casey makes final journey

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Bishop Eamon Casey, who will be laid to rest today (Thursday) following his funeral Mass at Galway Cathedral at 2pm, was fondly remembered this week as a “great source of love and support” by his grieving family.

Rock me Amadeus

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LUCIAN MSAMATI, who has starred in Taboo, Game Of Thrones, and Luther, takes on the role of Mozart in an acclaimed new production of Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, Amadeus, which will be broadcast live to The Eye Cinema in Galway.

Distinguished visitor to St George Syrian Orthodox Church asks congregation to pray for Syria

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A Syrian Orthodox Bishop visited St George Syrian Orthodox Church in Galway recently and offered Holy Mass in relation to the memory of Saint Gregoriose.

Ex gangland boss to speak in Knocknacarra church

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A former London gangster, who served two prison sentences and only turned his life around after nearly killing a man outside a nightclub in the English capital, will speak at an advent mission in St John the Apostle Church in Knocknacarra next month.

The Proclamation Of King George V

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“The accession of His Majesty King George V was proclaimed in Galway at 2 o’clock on Saturday (21st of May, 1910). The ceremony was performed by the High Sherriff, Mr. Cecil R. Henry, and took place opposite the Courthouse. On the steps of the building there was a fashionable gathering. Outside the hollow square formed by soldiers and police, the crowd was one of immense proportions. About one hundred men of the Connaught Rangers, with their band and the King’s colour, under Major Sarsfield, were formed up in line opposite the Courthouse, and an equal number of the Royal Irish Constabulary, drawn from Galway and outside stations, filled up the remaining sides of the square. They were in charge of Co. Inspector Flower, Districts-Inspectors Mercer and O’Rorke.

The Journey

The loudspeaker crackled and spluttered for a good 10 seconds or more until finally a voice announced the train from Ballina to Dublin would be running 30 minutes late. The news was greeted with cheers and whistles by us Mayo supporters packed together on the platform. We had come from all around the area, men, women and children all wearing the county colours and all determined that nothing was going to spoil our trip to ‘Headquarters’ to see Mayo play Kerry in the All Ireland final.

 

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