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New Year’s Resolutions 2016? You decide...

Hello to everyone post-Christmas 2015 as we face into the new year.

Common sense prevails as family law sittings to be retained in Athlone - McFadden

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Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed confirmation by the Courts Service that family law sittings will be retained in Athlone.

Mayo man serving life sentence for murdering his mother gets two and a half year sentence for throwing boiling water at a prison officer

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A Mayo man serving a life sentence for murdering his mother has been given a two and a half year sentence for throwing boiling water at a prison officer. The court heard Celyn Eadon (24) has sustained irreversible organic brain damage due to drug abuse in his teens. He was convicted last year of stabbing his mother to death in 2011 while in a drug induced psychosis. The attack on the prison officer, which was captured on CCTV, was one of a series of violent incidents which occurred around the time Eadon was moved from the Central Mental Hospital (CMH) to Mountjoy following his murder conviction.

St Patrick's Brass Band

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If you think Saint Patrick’s Brass band seems to have been around forever, you are almost right. It was founded 119 years ago in 1896, in Forster Street by Peter Rabbitte, Michael Spelman, and Paddy Walsh. It was originally a fife and drum band known as St Patrick’s Fife and Drum Band Society.

Right2Water to protest outside Mill Street today

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Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".

Convicted criminals and their associates should be instantly disqualified from driving, says Higgins

Senator Lorraine Higgins today called on the Minister for Justice to come into the Seanad to discuss why many of the criminals robbing and plundering rural Ireland have not been disqualified from driving.

€225,000 funding for three Mayo projects under capital investment plan for rural towns and villages

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, announced this week €225,000 worth of funding for three projects in Mayo under the capital investment plan for rural towns and villages. The €225,000 from a €30 million pot nationally will see projects developed in Castlebar, Swinford, and in Geesala.

One war that Fr Conway lost

Before Fr Peter Conway was appointed parish priest of Headford, he was a curate in Ballinrobe. His very considerable energies were thrown into building a new church and presbytery. He also succeeded in acquiring a site for the Convent of Mercy and Christian Brothers’ schools in a primary location in the centre of the town. And all may have been well, and the good father praised for his building and organisational skills, and allowed to live in peace, were it not for the Mayo general election of April 6 1857.

 

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