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Thornton sets the New Year pace in Resolution Run

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On a perfect winter's day for running, Gary Thornton of Galway City Harriers, enjoyed a great start to his racing year, winning this year's Allianz Resolution Run.

One hundred and seventy five years of Mercy education in Galway

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The Sisters of Mercy came to Galway on May 1 1840. They started, in extremely difficult circumstances, in Lombard Street with three postulants. The need for uncloistered sisters who would be free to go about the streets and visit the poor in home, hospital, and jail was very great at the time. They were out and about the day after their arrival. An epidemic of cholera had broken out and they helped to nurse the ill and alleviate distress. They quickly prospered to become “Reputedly the best institution that ever was in Galway”.

 

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