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McGuinness welcomes decision to hold referendum on blasphemy

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Mairead McGuinness, MEP for the Galway area and first Vice-President responsible for the European Parliament’s relations with churches, religions and non-confessional organisations, has welcomed the decision by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to bring to Government today plans to hold a referendum on the blasphemy clause in the Irish Constitution.

James Connolly and why he still matters in 2018

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“Socialism will confiscate the property of the capitalist and in return will secure the individual against poverty and oppression; it, in return for so confiscating, will assure to all men and women a free, happy, and unanxious human life. And that is more than capitalism can assure anyone today.”

Moran’s Bill on serial sex offenders to be taken on by Government

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Longford-Westmeath Deputy, Kevin “Boxer” Moran, says the adoption by Government of his Private Members Bill seeking longer jail terms for serial sex offenders is a triumph of new politics and a significant step towards the greater protection of women and children.

Loner Deluxe to launch new album at Citóg

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THE RELEASE of Loner Deluxe's second album, Songs I Taped Off The Radio, should be a red letter day, but given this album is being released on July 12 that makes it very much an 'orange' occasion.

Community groups urged to apply for CCTV funding

Westmeath communities are set to benefit from a new grant scheme for community CCTV, details of which are to be announced shortly.

Voters get what they deserve

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For the first time in Insider’s memory, most of his non-political friends are uncertain of who they will vote for in the next General Election. Of course, some are certain who they will not vote for, but a clear majority are undecided and Insider has never seen such disillusionment.

Minister for Justice called on to reunite Galway couple separated following man’s deportation

Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has raised the plight, in the Seanad, of a Galway couple who were separated after a man was deported.

Galway says goodbye to Bobby

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Galway city centre came to a standstill yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon as the city paid its last respects to former minister Robert Molloy who died last weekend aged 80.

1916 - don’t believe everything they tell you

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The 1916 Rising did not end on April 29 when Pádraig Pearse issued the order to surrender. Many are still fighting it, or, to be more accurate, fighting against it, and, as with any war, the first and most prolonged casualty is the truth.

Farrington wants action on rural crime

"The closure of our rural Garda stations and the subsequent rise in crime has been a thorn in the side of many of our rural communities for quite some time,” said Renua’s Mayo candidate, Michael Farrington. “The neglect of An Garda Siochana over the last three administrations, which included Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and Labour, has been an absolute disgrace and a disaster to many isolated and often vulnerable people in Mayo. One of the most important duties of the state is the protection of its people.

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