Search Results for 'Patricia Byrne'

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‘Rather than die, the people submitted’

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The Great Famine of 1845 - 49 hit Achill Island particularly hard. Given the poor quality of its soil there was little or no alternative to the potato crop which failed throughout those years. Once the severity of the calamity became apparent, and that help from the government was begrudging and insufficient, there was a sensible coming together of Protestant and Catholic clergy to try to calm and feed the people.

‘Rather than die, the people submitted’

Week V

Six boys and the Achill Mission

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Week IV

Victims of a sectarian war

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Week III

‘There is no place outside Hell, that enrages the Almighty more…’

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Week II

Artistic delights for the eye

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A WONDERFUL transatlantic group exhibition is currently running in the Salmon Weir gallery at Corrib Castle, Waterside – a building that has been superbly refurbished and designed by architects Patrick McCabe and Sarah Kelly, and offers stunning views over the Corrib and weir.

Community Diary

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Cara Iorrais 25 Card Drive

Pat Kenny launches ‘Man to Man’ campaign

A campaign to raise awareness of the importance of psychological support and a series of new meetings for advanced prostate cancer survivors was launched by Janssen, the Irish Cancer Society, and broadcaster Pat Kenny recently.

 

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