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On Friday two-thirds of the Irish electorate voted to remove the discriminatory Eighth Amendment from our Constitution. It is no wonder Galway West and East both voted Yes by such large majorities. We have seen firsthand the negative effects of the Eighth Amendment in our county.
The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Westmeath to use their vote in the referendum taking place next Friday, May 25.
The referendum on the Eighth Amendment is a “once in a lifetime opportunity to vote for a more compassionate and caring society”, according to Galway Together For Yes, which has launched a major ‘Register To Vote’ drive.
Businesses might need to consider blocking all political adverts from their websites ahead of the Eighth Referendum, as they face being liable for any inappropriate content. However there are tools they can use to delete or block such items.
This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’. Start 2018 by joining a French class in the pleasant environment of the French Institute, Galway's very own French school, located in the Bridge Mills. The friendly staff are fully qualified, very experienced, and native, thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.
I was fortunate to have been invited this week to give a talk on the history of Castlebar to the local branch of the Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA). The evening went well, and my thanks to Maura McGuinness, Patricia Larkin, and all the membership for their hospitality. It was in preparing for that talk to an all-female audience that I was reminded of how devoid our local history is of women and women's groups, when compared to their male counterparts. In the 400 years I covered, only five women featured publicly and briefly. We know the reason for this was because a male dominated society had structured a degraded role for women which was almost impossible to break from. For those women who wanted to express themselves, the ICA was and remains an important outlet since its inception in 1910.
THE CHILDHOOD Of A Leader, a film starring Irish actor Liam Cunningham, and featuring music by Scott Walker, will be screened next weekend by the Galway Film Society.
IDENTITY - ONE word but it covers a multitude of aspects within an individual. There is personal identity, political identity, cultural identity, national identity, sexual identity, and, more than ever before, a focus on gender identity that calls into question the idea of gender itself.
He was elected without reaching the quota in 2002, 2007 and 2011. There were no scraping in at the very end for Noel Grealish in Election 2016 though. This time the result was emphatic.