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Brexit row rumbles on as Sexton sends Irish pulses racing

Well, what a weekend of rugby we have just had. I do not think anyone who watched it will ever forget Johnny Sexton and, in the dying minutes of the game, the wonderful drop goal he executed.

Spectacular Sorrento

Set on a spectacular headland, Sorrento is set on one of the most magnificent coastlines in Italy, with stunning views sweeping across the Bay of Naples. It is both an ideal base from which to explore the main sights of the Neapolitan region and an enchanting town in its own right.

astor of Romanian Orthodox community

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Among the many religious pastors in Galway, Fr Tudor Ghita of the Romanian Orthodox church is surely one of the most remarkable. We had first arranged to meet in the bar of NUIG, because Fr Tudor works as a kitchen porter there. An apologetic phone call from him told me he could not meet because he was required to serve as a translator at a court case. And when I suggested we might meet or chat later he informed me he was working for a local pizza company from teatime onwards. It is all a far cry from the nine to five routines of our Catholic priests.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

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The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has this morning appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. It is planned that Bishop Brendan’s installation will take place in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on 11 February 2018, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Cruise & Stay holidays with Royal Caribbean and Fahy Travel

Cruise & Stay holidays merge everything that is amazing about a cruise with a fun-filled stay in an extraordinary place. Whether you want a blissful beach break or to explore a city, you can easily pair it with a cruise experience to keep your journey constantly fresh and vibrant. Party, relax, and treat yourself on board before getting up close and personal with a fantastic destination, all in one holiday.

A guide to a dream Italian wedding.

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Getting married is arguably one of the best days you will ever have as a couple. But getting married in the land of Romeo and Juliet, wine and pizza, adds a delightful elegance and a splash of magic to proceedings.

Short evening courses at NUI Galway

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The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of 8-week, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas including Archaeology, Writing, World Cinema, History, Art History, Languages, Health & Well Being, Literature & Poetry, Philosophy, Science, News Media, Ancient Greece and Rome, Genealogy and many others.

You are of Galway, let the hand of history guide you

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Lads, you are of Galway…breathe in the air that sweeps down from the stands.

Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

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The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

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Diocesan appointments announced for Galway

 

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