Search Results for 'Niall Farrell'

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Peace vigil in Galway for Yemen conflict

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The civil war in Yemen has devastated the country and its people; saw European powers sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, one of the players in the conflict; and yet the conflict has received very little attention internationally.

A journey in Syria, among its resilient people

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The Prophet Mohammad, when asked why he had never visited Damascus, replied that you "only enter paradise once". Thus advised, I joined a group of international peace activists on a tour of Syria.

Protesters to greet former Taoiseach Enda Kenny's honorary doctorate

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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.

Irish Army reduced to ‘greasy salesmen for dealers in death’ say GAAW

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The Galway Alliance Against War has expressed its deep concern that an Irish naval vessel has been sent to the world’s biggest arms fair to assist in the sale of military hardware and software.

Galway to mark anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

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The 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the US atom bomb on Hiroshima will be marked this Sunday at 1pm in Eyre Square. The event will also seek to raise awareness of the growing dangers of nuclear conflict.

Former SAS soldier to speak at Galway peace meeting

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What makes a special forces operator turn peace campaigner? That will be one of the main questions answered at a public meeting tomorrow at 8pm, by Ben Griffin, a former SAS member, who, after serving three months in Iraq, refused to return to combat in Baghdad.

Margaretta D’Arcy to plant new 'Peace Tree' in Eyre Square

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Veteran peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy will plant a new cherry blossom 'Peace Tree' in Eyre Square this weekend to mark the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb, and to replace the original Peace Tree planted in 1982.

Margaretta D’Arcy to plant new ‘Peace Tree’ in Eyre Square

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Veteran peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy will plant a new cherry blossom ‘Peace Tree’ in Eyre Square this weekend to mark the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb, and to replace the original Peace Tree planted in 1982.

Galway anti-war group condemns arrest of Mick Wallace

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The Galway Alliance Against War has issued a statement condemning the arrest and imprisonment of Deputy Mick Wallace. The Independent Wexford TD was arrested at Clontarf Garda Station by appointment yesterday and brought to Limerick Prison.

White poppies for peace to be sold in Galway

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Red poppies are worn in remembrance of the dead of WWI but for many the symbol is considered a glorification of war or a way of avoiding acknowledging its horrors and devastation, and so the white poppy has become an alternative.

 

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