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Pro-life community must continue its work, says Mullen

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‘No’ voters upset about the outcome of last Friday’s referendum should perhaps think about what would have happened if things had gone the other way.

Major collaboration between CÚRAM and Boston Scientific announced by Taoiseach in Washington

A major research project between CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at National University Ireland (NUI) Galway, and Boston Scientific, that will enhance medical devices that allow surgeons to support minimally invasive procedures when carrying out life-saving repairs for aneurysms and aortic valve repair, was announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Washington last evening.

Christobel Pankhurst tells Galway audience: ‘Now is the time’

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Week II

An action-packed Bank Holiday weekend at the Galway Races

Galway Racecourse will host its final two days of racing for 2017 this Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

Wrestling with ‘foreign born professors’ at UCG

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It is easy to imagine the paroxysms of fury, outrage and purple faces that must have gripped the venerable membership of the UCG governing body, when they heard that the chairman of the Galway county council, Máirtín Mór McDonogh (who was also a member of this academic conclave) soundly rap them on the knuckles.

Galway seeks dedicated conference and convention bureau

The Meet In Galway marketing group is calling for support from local tourism stakeholders to form a much-needed Convention Bureau that will match the professional standing of Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Kerry and the Shannon region.

Remarks ‘Unworthy of the men in the Dáil’

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I have written before how records from the Military Pensions Archive show that more than 200 members of Cumman na mBan, some who had sustained injuries and took risks with their lives participating in military action both during the Easter Rising, and in the subsequent War of Independence, were refused a pension because the pension was only applicable ‘to soldiers as generally understood in the masculine sense’.*

Dáil Eireann - ‘The only Government that I recognise’

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Following the throwing out of the so called Galway Resolution in December 1920, by which some Galway county councilors attempted to reject the authority of the newly elected Dáil, to rescind the process of passing on the rates' revenues to the Dáil (rather than to the British authorities); and to absurdly propose to bring the War of Independence to a close by directly offering to negotiate with the British prime minster David Lloyd George, the council'c vice-chairman, Alice Cashel, was arrested almost immediately.

 

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