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A time when the Irish were not welcome

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Between the years 1845 and 1855 more than 2.1 million people emigrated from Ireland. They streamed into Liverpool, Manchester, Boston and New York. Many were diseased, hungry, dirty, broken spirited, with barely any personal belongings. Some embarked actually naked.

Use your 1c and 2c coins to help a good cause

The Central Bank is beginning the process of rounding out 1c and 2c coins next Wednesday October 28, so if you wish to get rid of your coins and help a worthy cause, donate to Change for Charity.

Clayton Hotel Galway scoops national award at the JCI Friendly Business Awards

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Clayton Hotel Galway are celebrating this week having been awarded as national winners in the Disability Access category of the JCI Ireland Friendly Business Awards 2015. 

Free seminar tonight on pensions

SCCUL Enterprises are pleased to present a free seminar on the area of Pensions tonight Thursday  October 22 at 7pm. The seminar will take place in SCCUL Enterprise Centre, Ballybane.

New plan offers roadmap for economic and social development of Galway city

Galway City Council has voted to adopt a new plan outlining the future economic and community development of the city up to 2021.

The Irish Times' Kitty Holland to read in Galway

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THE IRISH Times award winning social affairs correspondent Kitty Holland will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday October 29 at 6.30pm.

A film-maker's family problems

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ITALIAN FILM Mi Madre, about a director struggling to make a new film while her family enters crises, will be screened by the Galway Film Society in the Town Hall Theatre this Sunday at 8pm.

Abortion Pill Bus to arrive in Galway

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The Abortion Pill Bus, which will carry abortion pills, currently not legally available in Ireland, will be in Galway city tomorrow [Friday October 23]  to raise issues of reproductive rights and the repeal of the controversial 8th Ammendment of the constitution.

Funding of €7m allocated to Westmeath community groups and childcare providers in 2014

A total of 49 community organisations and childcare providers across Westmeath shared in €6.9 million in grants administered by Pobal on behalf of Government, the EU and other bodies in 2014, according to a new report.

Use your 1c and 2c coins to help a good cause

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The Central Bank is beginning the process of rounding out 1c and 2c coins next Wednesday October 28, so if you wish to get rid of your coins and help a worthy cause, donate to Change for Charity.

 

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