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Soc Dem's John Crowley to launch local election campaign

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John Crowley, the Social Democrats' Galway City West candidate for next May's Local Elections, will formally launch his campaign at the Salthill Hotel this Sunday at 7pm.

Forty families a minute make the call

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Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through the colourful Christmastime vista with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.

Forty families a minute make the call

Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through Shop Street at Christmastime with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.

Sadness at passing of legend Alec Finn

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The world of Irish traditional music is this week coming to terms with the loss of one of Alec Finn, one of its most influential masters over the last four decades.

Sinn Féin and Social Democrats announce local election candidates for Galway city

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Sinn Féin and the Social Democrats have announced their Galway City Council candidates for the Local Elections in May 2019, while Independent councillor Mike Cubbard has also announced he is seeking re-election.

Amy Barrett, Maurice Devitt, and Annemarie Ní Churreáin for November Over The Edge: Open Reading

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The November ‘Over The Edge: Open Reading’ takes place in Galway City Library on Thursday November 22, from 6.30 to 8pm.

Newly re-elected President Higgins tops the poll in Mayo — but Casey comes a strong second

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Newly re-elected President Michael D Higgins was by far and away the top choice for those who voted in last Friday's presidential election in the county.

Tried and tested - Michael D wins the race

It is reassuring the people of Ireland have elected Michael D Higgins as our President for another seven years.

Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering Pádhraic Ó Ciardha

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An tOireachtas announced this week that the Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of the leading figures in the Irish language broadcasting sector in the last twenty five years, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha.

Why you should vote Yes in tomorrow's Blasphemy referendum

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In the great scheme of things, the increasing crisis of housing and accommodation in the State is a matter of far greater urgency and social consequence than the Blasphemy referendum.

 

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