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Mayo 1916 Centenary to put spotlight on inspirational Kathleen Lynn

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A special committee set up to organise the 1916 centenary events in Mayo plans to tell the incredible story of a Killala woman, who is perhaps one of the county's greatest unsung heroes.

The Land War: A desperate duel between Parnell and Forster

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Week III

NUIG students come second in national charity event Jailbreak

A number of students from NUI Galway have travelled all around the world without any money as part of the largest national student charity event, Jailbreak 2014, to raise money for Amnesty International and St Vincent de Paul.

Welcome for monument in honour of Dr Kathleen Lynn – Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has commended Ballina Town Council for its recent decision to erect a monument in memory of Dr Kathleen Lynn, at her birthplace in Mullaghfarry, Killala.

Ruane supports naming of children’s hospital after Killala born doctor

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has pledged her support to the campaign to name the new national children's hospital in Dublin in honour of Killala born doctor, feminist, and revolutionary Kathleen Lynn.

Marchers head for Leinster House

Eight Mooncoin men are marching from south Kilkenny to Leinster House to protest at the scarcity of job opportunities for young people in Ireland.

The Maamtrasna Murders, August 17 1882

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Early on Friday August 18 1882, John Collins, a tenant farmer, having heard disturbances during the night coming from his neighbours’ house, the Joyces, went to check if all was well. He must have feared the worst because he brought with him two neighbours, Mary and Margaret O’Brien. They discovered an appalling sight. Even today, when our senses have been hardened by so many atrocities, it was a scene of savage murder that cried to heaven. No mercy was shown to this unfortunate family.

Two cities, four nights, two dinners, entry to two attractions

‘Staycate’ in style: Now you can tailor your home holiday to your individual taste as the Harbour Hotel, Galway joins forces with its sister hotels, the Limerick Strand Hotel and the Hilton Kilmainham in Dublin. With a fantastic four-night stay between any two of these fabulous destinations for only €250 per person* including one dinner in each chosen property, you can experience the excitement of exploring two different cities within one holiday experience! This unbelievable price also includes a choice of passes to some of Ireland’s best attractions.

 

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