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Galway footballers take on Monaghan in Pearse Stadium

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The Galway senior footballers are in action this Saturday evening (6pm) in Salthill against Monaghan in the final game of the All-Ireland quarter-finals. It will also be Galway's last home game of the season so all maroon GAA supporters should make the effort to get to Pearse Stadium to cheer their side on.

Former Shop Street busker to play Pearse Stadium twice next summer

Music mega star Ed Sheeran will play two dates in Galway next year.

Pearse did not want its beauty to be wasted

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Reading Geraldine Plunkett’s description of a holiday she and her sister Fiona, and their brother Jack, enjoyed at Padraig Pearse’s cottage at Ros Muc in the summer of 1915, I get a glimpse of the relaxing life-style that welcomed Pearse there since he first came in 1903. In fact after Pearse wrote his famous oration, which he delivered with power and menace at O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral on June 29 1915, events swept him along to such an extent that he was never again able to visit the cottage.

Pádraig Pearse Award nomination divides the chamber

The seemingly innocuous matter of Mayo County Council nominating someone for the Pádraig Pearse Award took a long time to get sorted out over the course of two meetings of the local authority this month. The item initially came up for decision at the March meeting of the council which was held last Monday week, March 7 but was adjourned after both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil had nominated An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Dep Éamon Ó Cuív  respectively.

World record for Padraig Pearses GAA club!

A place in the esteemed Guinness Book of Records is looming for Padraig Pearses GAA club after 1,500 people turned out to take part in a world record-breaking training session at the club’s pitches in Woodmount on Saturday.

John Hosty, 1916 veteran

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For John Hosty from Shantalla, the ‘physical force’ movement originated some time before 1910 with the publication of The United Irishman, a newspaper which kept a lot of young people from following ‘the constitutional movement’. When the 1913 Oireachtas was held in Galway, Seán McDermott used the occasion to swear in a number of young Galwegians to the IRB, and from then on they did all they could against the Irish Party, including distributing anti-enlisting literature at all hours of the night.

Progress being made on Connemara cultural centre

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Amended plans for a project which will bring tens of thousands of visitors to Connemara have been agreed by Galway county councillors. A cultural centre and walking trail is being built adjacent to Patrick Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc and is due to be completed by 2016.

An Irish Republic: The first blow is struck

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One hundred years ago, a series of dramatic events caused turmoil in Ireland, and made rebellion practically inevitable.

The stranger waiting at Maam Cross station

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There was a humorous mix-up when Pádraig Pearse first visited Ros Muc in 1903. He was 24 years of age, and already imbued by a passion, and a vision for the Ireland of the new century.

Nothing should interfere with Pearse’s Cottage commemoration plans, Council told

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No one or nothing should interfere with plans to develop the Connemara Cultural Centre at Pearse’s Cottage in Rosmuc, according to county councillors this week.

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