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Stand 4 truth a well attended and reflective gathering

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Over the weekend of the Papal visit, the country saw a number of counter movements come to the fore. Possibly the two most prominent of these was the Tuam Vigil led by Catherine Corless, and the Stand 4 Truth event help in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin city centre.

Galway faithful prepare for papal visit to Knock

Thousands of people are expected to travel from around Galway to Knock and Dublin this weekend to see Pope Francis, who will visit Mayo's Marian shrine on Sunday.

An American, a Corkonian, and a Tuam man…

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AN EX-PAT American, a comedian from the Rebel County, and a bovine cultivation technician from Tuam, join Karl Spain at the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

Proposed boundary changes will lead to ‘confusion’ says Canney

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Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries.The Local Electoral Boundary Committee is recommending a series of changes aimed at making municipal districts smaller to allow councillors to better represent them.

Ten Galway schools chosen for pilot creative schools scheme

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Ten schools across Galway city and county have been chosen to take part in a pilot Government scheme which aims to increase and enhance creative activities within the State's education system.

Quarter of all workers in Western Region live in Galway city labour catchment

The Galway City labour catchment is the largest labour catchment in the Western Region with over 70,000 living there and ‘at work’ (70,170) — accounting for 26.9% of the total resident ‘at work’ population within the Western Region (260,261).

President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

Galway's new secondary school should be an Educate Together school

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At long last, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has finally recognised what has long been a glaring and obvious reality - that Galway city and its hinterland is in need of a new secondary school.

County schoolgirl wins Spelling Bee title

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Eleven-year-old Holly Shaughnessy from Crumlin National School, Ballyglunin, Tuam, was named winner of the Galway County Spelling Bee when came out on top against 41 other spelling enthusiasts at the county championships this week.

Friday deadline for consultation submissions on Tuam Mother and Baby Home

Members of the public have until 4pm tomorrow (Friday) to make submissions as part of the independent consultation process on the five possible options identified by the Expert Technical Group for responding to the discovery of infant remains at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam.

 

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