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Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

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One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Galway West - youth waiting in the wings for its chance

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So when is the next General Election? For 18 months after the 2016 poll we were told "There'll be an election in six months." The Government came perilously close to collapse just before Christmas, but now? It seems an election is further away, rather than coming down the tracks fast.

McFadden supports repeal of Eighth Amendment

Athlone based senator, Gabrielle McFadden has voiced her support for repealing the Eighth Amendment. The Fine Gael representative made her feelings known during a speech she delivered in The Seanad last week.

The dreary weather cannot dampen our spirits

Well, I had a lovely event last Saturday night. Ray D’Arcy had invited me on to his chat show and I really enjoyed the chat with him and with so many of the audience I met afterwards.

Sport and education - the recipe for success

I am always going on and on about rugby and, this week, I am going to begin with a nice spot of good GAA news for County Westmeath.

The Saga of the Tailor and Antsy

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“A Star Danced And Under That Was I Born

Farewell to 2017 - and welcome 2018

Hello and a Happy New Year to all the readers of the Athlone Advertiser.

Membership of PESCO will keep us safe, says McFadden

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed Ireland’s joining of the Pesco defence pact, which will allow member states to co-operate in developing military capabilities, to invest in shared projects and to enhance their respective armed forces.

GMIT report due to be released before Christmas

The long-awaited report from the GMIT working group on the Mayo campus is to be published in the coming days.

 

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