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Druid announces two new appointments to board

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The Board of Druid recently announced two exciting additions to the Board, recently retired Irish senior diplomat and trailblazer Anne Anderson and business doyenne and innovator Helen Ryan.

The experiences of the Irish in Occupied France

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IF EVER evidence was needed to give credence to the cliché that there is more to a book than just words on the page, then The Irish in Wartime France 1939-1945, by Isadore Ryan, is a prime example of a book that talks to you before you pick it up. It exudes an intriguing atmosphere.

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Diocesan appointments announced for Galway

Irish classes for adults and children on Inis Meáin

Coláiste Gaeilge Inis Meáin is enrolling Irish language students, both children and adults, this summer.

Salthill born Canon to oversee Galway diocese until new bishop is appointed

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A Salthill man who was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 was appointed diocesan administrator earlier this week.

Bishop Martin Drennan to retire on medical grounds

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The announcement was made in Rome at 11am (Irish time) that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Martin Drennan, Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora, on grounds of ill health and on medical advice. 

Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

Merlin Woods and Circle of Life events planned for Heritage Week

An exciting programme of Galway events is planned to celebrate Heritage Week which  begins on Sunday.

 

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