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No rest for the runners over Christmas

Christmas athletics fixtures in Galway commence on Christmas Day with the annual Goal charity mile which takes place at 130 venues throughout the country.

In the wake of Paris, all human lives matter

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Insider was going to write an article examining the electoral prospects of some of the politicians in Galway West who will be fighting for the constituency's last two seats, but in the wake of the Paris massacre, writing about an election that is still months away, seems, just now, a little frivolous.

“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis”

The above famous line, from Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, comes to my mind when I look at the world today, which is certainly in a state of chassis. The refugee/migrant situation is dominating the media and so rightly it should. Huge numbers of refugees from war-torn Syria and Eritrea are pouring into Europe.

Athlone housing shortage reaching crisis point

 

The Crescent from Murray’s shop

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This photograph of The Crescent, which was originally known as Palmyra Crescent, was taken c1940. Palmyra in Syria is very much in the news these days, but I cannot think of any reason why someone would name a road in Galway after it.

Ireland should take up to 10,000 Syrian refugees - and not be politicking, says Healy-Eames

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Ireland should be prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, with each parish in the State being willing to accommodate five families each, according to Independent Galway West Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.

Moate Humanitarian Refugee Appeal

A group has been set up in Moate to help collect items to help the refugee crisis currently unfolding in Europe, called Moate Humanitarian Refugee Appeal.

Ireland should take up to 10,000 Syrian refugees - Healy-Eames

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Ireland should be prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, with each parish in the State being willing to accommodate five families each, according to Independent Galway West Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.

 

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