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Liam Mellows - Down and Out in New York

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Week II

Road renamed in honour of Elliot sisters

 

Mountbellew to host conference on The Fenians and Manchester Martyrs

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In September 1867, 50 Fenians attacked a prison van at Hyde Road, Manchester, intent on releasing their comrades Thomas Joseph Kelly, a Galwegian, and Timothy Deasy. An unarmed police sergeant, Charles Brett was shot dead and 26 men were tried for partaking in the attack.

‘The work itself is magnetic, it draws me in’

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MENTION GALWAY to Eddi Reader, and the Scottish singer is likely to go into a rhapsody about the city and county - and with good reason, it’s a place that appreciates her voice and music; it’s somewhere she has played often; and a region of deeply personal significance for her.

Plaque to honour 1916

A plaque to commemorate the local people who were involved in the 1916 Rising is to be erected in John Count McCormack Square.

Families and weddings Easter 1916

Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford were to have a joint wedding with his sister Geraldine Plunkett and her fiancé Tom Dillon, at the Rathmines church, Easter Sunday, April 24 1916. The confusion about the on/off Rising, the rumours about the possibility of Roger Casement being taken prisoner in Kerry, kept the couples guessing as to what would happen. But Joseph, one of the principle organisers of the Rising, probably knew more that what he said to his sister, that Grace ‘did not know the smallest thing about the political situation, and had no idea whatever of such things’.*

‘If we do nothing else we shall rid Ireland of three bad poets’

Week V

‘The face and voice of the coming revolution’

Week IV

Wanted: Stories of the Revolutionary years in Galway

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The Galway City Museum needs helps to tell Galway's revolutionary story in a new exhibition.

 

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