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US Ambassador to face protests in city today

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The United States Ambassador to Ireland will face a peace protest, in opposition to American wars across the world, when he arrives in the city today to address a Galway Chamber business lunch.

Clare Daly and Mick Wallace to address GAAW AGMA

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Leading Independent socialist TD Clare Daly and controversial Wexford TD Mick Wallace will address the Galway Alliance Against War’s annual general meeting.

American Sniper to kick-start subtitled screenings at IMC

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AMERICAN SNIPER, the new film starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood, will be screened with subtitles this Thursday at 6.30pm in the IMC Galway.

Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

Margaretta D’Arcy calls on public to support Shannon protests

Galwegians are being called on to  join the peace demonstration at Shannon Airport on Sunday October 12 to mark the 13th anniversary of the US military presence there.

Thousand expected at Mass in solidarity with Iraqi Christians

Thousands of people are expected to gather at Knock Shrine on the eve of World Peace Day - next Saturday September 20 - to express their solidarity with persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

Nolan condemns Isis beheading of journalist

Reports of the release of a second video portraying the beheading of a journalist by Islamic State has been described as an act of “barbarism” and “very distressing” by the Galway TD.

We must do more for the children of our country and our world

My heart goes out to the parents and families of the children who are dying in Gaza, Israel, Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, Somalia, and many other war-torn countries. Listening and watching the various news programmes of what happened to the young children in these war situations makes me wonder what life is really all about.

Kevin Higgins - taking on Left and Right with poetry and humour

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THERE WAS a time when a photograph of Mick Wallace must have marked the bull’s eye of the dartboard in Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s office. That dartboard must be overcrowded these days with pictures of political foes and the Minister running out of enough darts to throw at them all.

Mountjoy-bound but Margaretta D’Arcy vows to keep up fight against US use of Shannon

Margaretta D’Arcy is due to be transferred to Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison in the coming week, having refused to sign the bond which would grant her release. She remains determined to carry on her protest as long as Shannon Airport continues to be used as a hub for the US military.

 

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