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Think Left - a socialist conference in Galway

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In 1930, Italian socialist Antonio Gramsci wrote, “The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born. Now is the time of monsters.” In this era of Trump, Brexit, ISIS, and the alt-right, many will feel 2017 is very similar to the time Gramsci wrote about.

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.

May you live in interesting times

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Do you remember the late 1990s and early 2000s, that hubris filled era of post-Communism, new Labour and Blairism, the Celtic Tiger, and the free reign of unregulated, laissez faire capitalism, in short 'The End of History', and the seeming utter triumph of the Centre-right?

Review: Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway 2016

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As I type, the Red Box is being dismantled in Eyre Square, with the Spiegeltent soon to follow, and Bob's Blunderbus is about to journey on, as the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway is over for another year - but the 2016 festival will linger long in the mind.

'I don't think anything is more important than satirising ISIS'

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IN FEBRUARY 2015, three British-Muslim teenagers, Shamima Begum, Amira Abase (both 15), and Kadiza Sultana (16), ran away from their homes in Bethnal Green, east London, to join ISIS in Syria and become 'jihadi brides'. The incident prompted inevitable questions about the nature of Islam and accusations that extremist tendencies and behavior are endemic within the religion.

Bankruptcy Bill, Willie Penrose, and other matters political

Well, it has been a busy week all round, particularly in politics. Firstly, we had the Bankruptcy Bill which was brought forward by Willie Penrose, Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath.

Bankruptcy Bill, Willie Penrose, and other matters political

Well, it has been a busy week all round, particularly in politics. Firstly, we had the Bankruptcy Bill which was brought forward by Willie Penrose, Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath.

‘We don’t support you! We will not hide you, we will report you’ Galway Imam tells ISIS

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My dear Irish brethren, I write this piece with deepest sorrow in my heart that, once again, innocent people have been killed by those who claim to be Muslims and claim to belong to the faith of Islam.

In the wake of Paris, all human lives matter

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Insider was going to write an article examining the electoral prospects of some of the politicians in Galway West who will be fighting for the constituency's last two seats, but in the wake of the Paris massacre, writing about an election that is still months away, seems, just now, a little frivolous.

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